IBM announced that Group Business Software, a subsidiary of GBS Enterprises Incorporated, has been awarded the runner-up for the prestigious 2012 IBM Beacon Award for GROUP Live. GROUP Live is a convenient Platform-as-a-Service solution for providing, organizing and monitoring application environments optimized for IBM Lotus software. GROUP Live was famous for its comprehensive technology and Service Oriented Architecture as a finalist competing in the "Outstanding Services Solution" category. It is beneficial for organizations that use GBS as an internal software because it easily enable existing applications in a public or private cloud without having to rewrite them.
Stefan Mehlhorn, EVP of GROUP Live said, "Many enterprises are concerned about the risks of moving to an off premise environment. Through our partnership with IBM, we are able to provide our clients with the greatest level of confidence that their data and intellectual property are in trusted and secure hands. Together, we are able to provide our clients with the ideal PaaS platform that delivers the security, reliability and control they enjoy with their on-premise infrastructure combined with the flexibility of managing infrastructure and applications in the cloud".