ARMONK, N.Y. and CALABASAS, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the winner of its 2014 Beacon Laureate Award, which recognizes an IBM Business Partner that has consistently demonstrated excellent achievement in a single Beacon Award category. IBM Premier Business Partner Prolifics was selected for the award for its outstanding business agility in the WebSphere category. This is the first time IBM has awarded the Beacon Laureate for Business Agility.
"Our Beacon Laureate Award winners raise the standard for business excellence and bringing client value. Prolifics has successfully participated in the IBM Beacon Awards since 2003 and continues to demonstrate superior innovation through their award winning solutions while delivering the unique business capabilities that their clients need to be successful," said Marc Dupaquier, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. "We congratulate Prolifics on winning the Beacon Laureate Award for Outstanding Business Agility in the WebSphere category and we're pleased to recognize them for their expertise and commitment to excellence."
Prolifics has been a consistent award recipient in the Business Agility, Technical Vitality and Collaboration categories over the past several years. The Beacon Laureate Award for Outstanding Business Agility recognizes Prolifics' history of success as a Beacon Award winner over the past five years in the Business Agility WebSphere category. The solution for which Prolifics was nominated this year is helping a pharmaceutical company scale for rapid growth by streamlining their existing business processes and modernizing an existing infrastructure. As a result of the implementation, the company realized an up-time of 99.99 percent while processing over 718 million transactions.
"For Prolifics to be presented with the first Beacon Laureate Award for Business Agility is truly an honor and achievement," stated Sam Ourfalian, President of Prolifics. "The award is one of the highest accomplishments an IBM Business Partner can receive and highlights our continuous success in evolving our business processes and solutions to create value for our customers. It also represents our commitment to provide best-in-class service and help our clients innovate with IBM technology."
The Beacon Laureate Award and 27 additional Beacon Award winners were announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 2,000 IBM Business Partners and IBM executives from around the world attended the conference.
You can find more information about the 2014 IBM Beacon and Choice Award winners in a blog post from Marc Dupaquier announcing this year's winners at here.
Prolifics, an IBM Premier Business Partner, creates competitive advantage by delivering customized, end-to-end IT solutions that achieve business success. For over 35 years, our technology expertise, industry-specific insight and certified technology accelerators have transformed organizations around the world by solving complex IT challenges.