S1 IT Solutions Earns General Business Leadership Honors From IBM

Jun 02, 2010, 10:00 ET from S1 IT Solutions

BOISE, Idaho, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- S1 IT Solutions, a leading technology solution provider, has been named a recipient of the 2009 General Business Leadership Award in recognition of exemplary performance as an IBM business partner in 2009. IBM announced the winning partners on May 4, 2010.

"The IBM North American Business Partner Leadership Awards recognize excellence in pursuit of growth, innovation and the creation of unique client value through our combined capabilities, expertise and solutions," said Ayman Antoun, Vice President, Business Partners and Mid Market, IBM North America. "It's a privilege to honor our winning business partners for their outstanding performance and ongoing commitment to client success."

As an authorized IBM solution provider, S1 (www.chooseS1.com) helps enterprise, government and mid-sized businesses implement data technology solutions that enable them to connect people and information across virtually any time and space. As a solution-oriented company, S1 offers one source for seamless, high-value solutions — providing expertise in planning, design and implementation, as well as training and ongoing technical support.

"At S1 IT Solutions, our success depends on building great working relationships with both our customers and our technology partners — so everyone here is thrilled to be recognized as a valued partner to IBM and by extension, to the general business customers," said Erik Cline, Vice President and General Manager of S1. "That we were able to achieve such a high level of performance in a year that was economically challenging for many in our industry, as well as for many of our customers, makes us especially proud."

A committee of executives from the IBM Americas channels selected the winners of the Business Partner Leadership Awards. S1's award was based on the company's 2009 performance in three areas: growth in general business customers; growth in the general business percentage of the company's total IBM revenue compared with 2008; and innovation in general business solution or marketing strategy.

About S1 IT Solutions

S1 IT Solutions is a strategic technology partner to progressive companies and organizations, providing enterprise solutions that help you navigate the world of convergence. S1 IT Solutions is an authorized IBM, Cisco, Microsoft and EMC solution provider. We offer one source for seamless, high-value data solutions that enhance information management. We help you use technology to communicate — your way. S1 IT Solutions is headquartered in Boise, ID, with regional offices in Portland, OR, Salt Lake City, UT, Seattle, WA, and Sacramento, CA.

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