Discover the Bright Spots

In a year like no other, IBM Business Partners continue to be the bright spots in our ever-changing world. These partners are an inspiration and a model of how, together, we can create what's next for our businesses and our clients.  Congratulations to all of our 2021 award winners!

2021 IBM Beacon Awards

In its 22nd year, The IBM Beacon Awards recognize Business Partners worldwide who integrate IBM technologies and services into solutions that break new ground, drive innovation and take the world forward. These partners demonstrated resilience, excellence and a commitment to build, service and sell technology advantages to help clients succeed and emerge stronger.

Watch this compilation video of our 2021 Beacon Award Winners. 

Congratulations to our 2021 IBM Beacon Award winners and finalists!

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Best Hybrid Cloud Value to Client Solution

Winner: DXC Luxoft

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner that has created and delivered an innovative hybrid Cloud solution or service using IBM Hybrid Cloud technologies.

Congratulations to our finalists: 

Tes

Best Hybrid Cloud Value to Partner Solution

Winner: TES Enterprise Solutions

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner that has created and delivered an innovative hybrid Cloud solution or service using IBM Hybrid Cloud technologies. 

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Digital Marketing Excellence

Winner: PacGenesis, Inc.

This Digital Excellence award is for the IBM Business Partner who has demonstrated the ability to generate opportunities with new or existing clients by executing digital multi-touch integrated campaign(s), utilizing the full marketing mix.

Congratulations to our finalists: 

Mainline

Most Innovative Client Experience on IBM Z

Winner: Mainline Information Systems

This award recognizes the IBM Business Partner that delivers the most innovative solution on IBM Z® by enabling business transformation and growth through modernization.

Congratulations to our finalists: 

CSI

Most Innovative IBM Hybrid Cloud Solution with IBM Power Systems

Winner: CSI Group

This award recognizes the IBM Business Partner that has helped clients address their hybrid cloud strategy to solve business challenges by deploying a Hybrid Cloud solution with IBM Power Systems.

 Congratulations to our finalists:

Infosys

Outstanding Application & Integration Modernization Solution

Winner: Infosys Finacle

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner that has created and delivered an innovative Application & Integration Modernization solution using IBM Cloud software technologies. 

Congratulations to our finalists:

Deep Lab

Outstanding Blockchain Solution

Winner: Deep Lab

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner who is building and scaling successful blockchain businesses using IBM Blockchain. The winning submission will show how the solution delivered new or increased benefits to customers and drove demonstrable business outcomes.

 Congratulations to our finalists:

Emergys

Outstanding Business Automation Solution

Winner: EMERGYS

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner that has created and delivered an innovative Business Automation solution using IBM Cloud software technologies. The winning submission will show how the solution used automation to empower their employees to focus on higher value work.

Congratulations to our finalists:

enzyme

Outstanding Cloud & AI Embed Solution

Winner: Enzyme Advising Group

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner who most effectively delivers an integrated analytics Embedded Solution that includes one or more IBM Cloud and AI offerings. Congratulations to our finalists:

Innocens

Outstanding Data & AI Solution

Winner: Innocens BV

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner who most effectively delivers an integrated Data & AI solution that includes one or more IBM Data & AI offerings and whose solution lay the foundation for Journey to AI. Congratulations to our finalists: 

ACMi

Outstanding Enterprise Linux Solution on LinuxONE or Linux on IBM Z

Winner: ACMI

This award recognizes the IBM Business Partner that delivers the most outstanding solution for enterprise Linux leveraging IBM LinuxONE or Linux on IBM Z. 

Congratulations to our finalists: 

Security Hq

Outstanding Security Solution

Winner: SecurityHQ

This award recognizes a Business Partner in a technology relationship with IBM who has developed an innovative solution/service, product extension or go-to-market model which benefits the Business Partner, IBM Security and our mutual clients.

Congratulations to our finalists:

Base media cloud

Outstanding Service or Solution Built and Delivered on the IBM public cloud

 

Winner: BASE Media Cloud  

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner that can articulate how developing and delivering their offering with the IBM public cloud enabled them to deliver new, or increased benefits, to their clients and drive demonstrable business outcomes. 

Congratulations to our finalists: 

BP Solutions

Outstanding Software Defined Storage Solution

Winner: BPSOLUTIONS

This award recognizes an IBM Business Partner that offers the most outstanding Storage solution or service built on IBM Software Defined Storage.

Advent one

Outstanding Solution Driving Client Modernization and Transformation with IBM Power Systems

Winner: Advent One

This award recognizes the IBM Business Partner that has helped their client modernize and transform their IT infrastructure using IBM Power Systems solutions to resolve business challenges and gain a competitive edge. 

Congratulations to our finalists: 

Alliance Technology

Outstanding Storage Systems Solution

Winner: Alliance Technology Group

This award recognizes the IBM Business Partner that has achieved the greatest results in deploying IBM Storage solutions that unify, manage and protect their customers data across Hybrid Cloud and AI environments. Congratulations to our finalists: 

Converge

Outstanding Technology Support Services Solution

Winner: Converge Technology Solutions Corp.

This award recognizes innovative IBM Business Partner-led solutions which capture and extend the quality and excellence of IBM Technology Support Services (TSS) across the diverse portfolio of IBM TSS offerings. 

Congratulations to our finalists: 

Congratulations to our 2021 IBM Business Unit Excellence Award winners

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IBM Automation Excellence Awards

AIOps: SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH

Embed: Novadoc

Integration: PFU Limited

Business Automation: nextevolution AG

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IBM Cloud Excellence Awards

Build Partner of the Year: Skytap

Sell Partner of the Year: EITI SOLUCOES DE TECNOLOGIA LTDA

Service Partner of the Year: Deloitte

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IBM Data and AI Excellence Awards

Business Analytics: Cortell Australia Pty Ltd

Cloud Pak for Data: Converge Technology Solutions Corp.

Embed Solutions: AllScripts Healthcare LLC

Watson: Invoca

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IBM Security Excellence Awards

Threat Management: NCS Pte. Ltd.

Cloud Pak for Security: Netic

Digital Trust: Converge Technology Solutions Corp. 

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IBM Training Excellence Award

Global Training Provider: LearnQuest, Inc.

2021 IBM Business Unit Excellence Award winners

2021 IBM Geography Excellence Award Winners

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Americas  - 2021 Excellence Awards

North America

Top NA Build Business Partner of the Year: Dizzion

Top NA Distributor of the Year: Ingram Micro

Top NA IBM & Red Hat Synergy Partner of the Year: Converge Technology Solutions Corp. 

Top NA IBM Global Financing Partner of the Year: Insight Direct

Top NA Innovation Business Partner of the Year: Invoca

Top NA National Sell Business Partner of the Year: Converge Technology Solutions Corp.

Top NA New Business Partner of the Year: FAHM Technology Partners

Top NA Regional Sell Business Partner of the Year: CMA Technology Solutions

Top NA Service Business Partner of the Year: Ensono

Latin America

Top Brazil Sell Business Partner of the Year: MAGNA SISTEMAS CONSULTORIA S/A 

Top Mexico Sell Business Partner of the Year: Technology & Performance Solutions SA de CV

Top SSA Sell Business Partner of the Year: Equipos Electrónicos y Computación S.A.

Top LA Build Business Partner of the Year: Deloitte

Top Local Distributor of the Year: Compusoluciones y Asociados S.A. de C.V.

Top New Business Partner of the Year: Tecnología Comunicaciones y Negocios S.A. 

Top Regional Distributor of the Year : Ingram Micro 

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Asia Pacific - 2021 Excellence Awards

Australia

Top SaaS Partner: Cortell Australia Pty Limited

Top Systems Partner: Advent One

Top New Logo Partner: WC Statistics

ASEAN

Malaysia Partner of the Year: HeiTech Padu Berhad

Singapore Partner of the Year:  NCS PTE LTD

Vietnam Partner of the Year:  FPT Information System Corporation

Philippines Partner of the Year: Questronix Corporation

Indonesia Partner of the Year: PT Multipolar Technology Tbk

Thailand Partner of the Year: Metro Systems Corporation Public Company Limited

Greater China Group

Project Blue Star Partner Recruitment: Beijing YuanYi Technology Service Co., Ltd.

Systems Hardware LinuxONE Industry Innovation: Qingdao Noah Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Top Build Partner: Shenzhen Mingyuanyun Technology Co., Ltd.

Top Performance Solution Provider: Neusoft Corporation

Top Red Hat Synergy Partner: Digital China (China) Limited

Top Service Partner: Xiamen Software Industry Technology Service Co., Ltd.

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Asia Pacific - 2021 Excellence Awards (continued)

ISA

Best in Class - IBM Public Cloud Partner: Mystikoe Web Services Pvt. Ltd.

Best in Class - Build on IBM Cloud Partner: Happiest Minds Technologies

Best in Class Marketing Partner - IBM Cloud & Cognitive Solutions: Datamato Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Best in Class Marketing Partner - IBM Systems & Storage: Integrated Tech9labs Pvt. Ltd.

Best in Class - New Age Partner: Sedin Technologies

Best Value Added Partner: Redington India Ltd.

Most Connected Partner within Ecosystem: SISL Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

Korea

Best Distributor: Kolon Benit

Best Hardware Partner: METANET TPLATFORM CO., LTD

Best Hardware Partner: TSLine System

Best Software Partner: Darum Tech

Best Software Partner: Penta Systems Technology

Best Innovation Partner: YeonmuTech CO.,LTD.

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EMEA - 2021 Excellence Awards

Build/Service Partner of the Year: Celerity UK Limited

High Performing New Business Partner of the Year: LKS Financial Solutions & Corporate

Most Innovative Business Partner of the Year: Datamind 

Sell Business Partner of the Year: Seidor 

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Japan - 2021 Excellence Awards

Build Partner: NEC Corp.

Build Partner: LIGHTWELL Co.,Ltd.

Competency Growth: Nippon Information and Communication Corporation

Competency Growth: COMTURE CORPORATION

Ecosystem: Advanced Integration Technology,Inc.

Ecosystem: TANAKA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES Co.,Ltd.

Ecosystem: RICOH JAPAN Corp.

New Business Development: FUJITSU LIMITED

New Business Development: Cosmo Co.,Ltd.

Sell Partner: JBCC Corporation

Sell Partner: ARGO GRAPHICS Inc.

Sell Partner: SYNNEX Japan Corporation

Service Partner: NTT DATA Corporation

Service Partner: Accenture Japan Ltd