Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The IBM Pulse 2013 Business Partner Award Winners

Originally published March 26th, 2013 on the Pulse Blog by Eileen Smith

The IBM Pulse 2013 conference kicked off with the exclusive Business Partner Summit, which provided executive insights into IBM Tivoli & Security Systems strategy and direction. This year the Business Partner Summit introduced two concurrent forums hosted by key IBM executives including Deepak Advani, Brendan Hannigan, Tom Turner, Lou Attanasio and Jamie Thomas. The Tivoli Forum featured Ray Wang, CEO, Constellation Research, who highlighted current trends and shifts in the marketplace. The Security Forum featured Business Partner speakers Michael Albek from SecureDevice in Denmark and Joy Brott from Forsythe. Aside from the popular general session keynotes, breakout sessions, deep dive discussions and networking, attendees heard from the inspirational entrepreneur and bestselling author of The Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Gardner.

And now, without further ado, here are our outstanding IBM Business Partners for Pulse 2013:

  • SECURITY
    • Top Revenue Award
      • Accuvant
    • Balanced Partnership Award
      • Sirius Computer Solutions
    • Cross-Segment Performance Award
      • SecureDevice
  • TIVOLI
    • Best Asset and Facilities Management Solution Award
      • Winner: Computerized Facility Integration, LLC
      • Finalist: eCIFM Solutions Inc.
      • Finalist: Interloc Solutions, Inc.
    • Best Cloud Solution Award
      • Winner: Front-safe A/S
      • Finalist: Computer Gross Italia S.p.A
      • Finalist: Parallels, Inc.
    • Best Data Center Management Solution Award
      • Winner: Cobalt Iron, LLC
      • Finalist: B+P Solutions B.V.
      • Finalist: STORServer, Inc.
    • Best Endpoint and Mobility Solution Award
      • Winner: CenterBeam, Inc.
      • Finalist: Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.
      • Finalist: TechNet (Hong Kong) Ltd.
    • Best of Show Award
      • Winner: activeG
      • Finalist: Sliverstring Ltd.
      • Finalist: Interloc Solutions, Inc.
    • ISM Library Solution Excellence Award
      • Winner: Interloc Solutions, Inc.
      • Service Management Connect Partner Excellence Award
      • Winner: Gulf Breeze Software Partners
    • Value Added Distributor Innovation Award
      • Winner: Avnet Technology Solutions (Australia) Pty Limited.
      • Finalist: Ingram Micro, Inc.
      • Finalist: Tech Data GmbH & Co.OHG
Congratulations to all our winners and finalists!



Be sure to visit the Pulse website for more resources, videos, presentations and highlights from Pulse 2013. You can also download videos of the sessions as well as session presentations on the Tivoli Partner Self-Paced Learning Library on PartnerWorld.

Save the date! Pulse 2014, February 23-26, MGM Grand, Las Vegas.