EAGAN, Minn., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeOne, a leading global provider of state-of-the-art communications and data solutions, announced that it was recognized by IBM as the Power Systems Specialty Business Partner Winning Edge Award recipient for 2016.
Each year, this honor recognizes one Business Partner within a North America sales region who has made significant commitments to the IBM Power Systems Specialty offering, and investments in the skills which drive the technical excellence required to provide world-class server solutions. As a result, ConvergeOne delivers exceptional solutions to drive business value and transform the way their customers and industries do business in the future. Award winners were announced September 21, 2016 at IBM Edge 2016, The Premier IT Infrastructure Conference, in Las Vegas, NV.
"It is truly an honor to be recognized by IBM for our leadership and commitment to the Power Systems Specialty Offering," said Erik Cline, Data Center Sales Vice President of ConvergeOne. "ConvergeOne continues to make the necessary investments in technology solutions that ensure our customers achieve measurable results. Together with IBM we help our customers to transform for the future and drive growth with solutions that are on point to address today's fastest growing technology trends," said Cline.
Founded in July 2005, ConvergeOne is a leading provider of custom information, communications and data technology solutions and services for any environment, regardless of existing vendors or systems. The company offers best-in-class solutions in customer experience, collaboration, contact center, cloud, enterprise computing, data center and virtualization, enterprise networking, and security. Through its best-of-breed Professional Services, ConvergeOne can facilitate everything from system design and installment to application development and infrastructure. Its industry-leading Managed Services experts provide ongoing support for contact centers, collaboration, data centers, networking, and security. With the ability to enable and support cloud services at any level, ConvergeOne has achieved a new, elevated level of partnership with its clients, and has gained a significant competitive advantage over other managed service and support organizations across the U.S.
The company has earned more than 1,700 industry certifications and has strategic partnerships with more than 100 global industry leaders, including Avaya, Cisco, IBM, Interactive Intelligence, and Microsoft. Headquartered in Eagan, Minn., ConvergeOne maintains more than 30 offices, 3 Network Operating Centers and more than 1,350 employees nationwide. ConvergeOne joined the Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. portfolio in June 2014. Clearlake is a private investment firm with a sector-focused approach. The firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake's operational and strategic expertise. The firm's core target sectors include industrials, energy and power; technology, communications, and business services; and consumer products and services.
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