IBM Recognizes Solutions II as IBM Beacon Award Winner for “Outstanding Information Infrastructure Solution”

IBM Regconizes Solutions II as IBM Beacon Award Winner for "Outstanding Information Infrastructure Solution"

June 9, 2009

Solutions II, a Premier Business Partner nationally recognized for world class innovation in Virtualization, Business Continuance, Storage Optimization and the security issues related to these disciplines, is named winner of the award for "Outstanding Information Infrastructure Solution" in the 2009 IBM Beacon Awards competition for delivering outstanding value and innovative approaches to helping clients address unique business challenges.

The IBM Beacon Awards are an integral part of IBM's PartnerWorld program, which provides industry recognition, increased visibility and promotional opportunities to IBM global Business Partners. Members of IBM PartnerWorld benefit from global marketing and technical enablement initiatives to drive new revenue and market opportunities through the delivery of innovative business solutions.

"In today's economic environment", says Todd Bowling, President and CEO, "it is critical that our solutions deliver in areas never before contemplated. It's about the cause and effect that our solution has across every aspect of the customer's organization. Our solutions are interconnected. We need to deliver with this idea firmly rooted from design through implementation. We are honored to have won an IBM Beacon Award this year for achieving this goal."

Solutions II addresses issues that impact a company's ability to efficiently respond to business pressures by addressing all of its core competencies with its clients - Virtualization, Business Continuance and Storage Optimization. These pillars of excellence allow Solutions II's experts to guide their clients in reducing costs through simplification and automation, which dramatically reduces the complexity of their Information Infrastructure. The world-class solution implemented to win this award involved a leading Healthcare System in the United States.

"IBM is dedicated to helping our global Business Partners deliver innovative solutions that enable our joint clients to transform their business operations," said Rich Hume, general manager, IBM Global Business Partner Organization. "Solutions II is recognized in Outstanding Information Infrastructure based on their technology leadership and commitment to delivering customer value. This award is a testament to their commitment to delivering on IBM's smarter planet vision."