Sogeti Winner of Two IBM Beacon Awards

Awarded in categories "Cloud Computing Innovation - Cloud Builder" and "Outstanding Collaboration with IBM Global Technology Services"

Mar 01, 2011, 12:00 ET from Sogeti USA

DAYTON, Ohio, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global technology consultancy Sogeti, with 20,000 employees in 15 countries, was named winner in two categories related to Cloud Computing and Services in the IBM Beacon 2011 Awards competition. This prestigious honor is awarded each year to a select number of IBM Business Partners to recognize information technology excellence, commitment to skills attainment, industry knowledge and innovative solutions based on IBM products and services.

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The Beacon Awards are an important element of IBM's Business Partner recognition program. Chosen from among hundreds of nominations by leading industry journalists, analysts and IBM executives, Beacon Award winners have set the standard for business excellence, innovative technology solutions, industry knowledge and client satisfaction.

"During the last years we have, through our extensive collaboration with IBM across the world, been awarded for our efforts multiple times. Being awarded twice this year, both for our Cloud and for our Collaboration with IBM Global Technology Services, is an honor and makes us want to excel even further in the future helping our clients to maximize the use of IBM technology and solutions," commented Sogeti's Jean-Marc Gaultier, Senior Vice President and IBM Global Alliance Leader and continued:

"Sogeti has been at the forefront of innovation with the Cloud since we opened our IBM Cloud Demo Center in Paris last September. It has enabled us to deliver Cloud solutions around Testing and Social Collaboration supporting multiples clients and industries. Today we can deploy our expertise in either private Cloud, hybrid Cloud or even public Cloud through our relations with IBM Global Technology Services. Our Cloud award will help us solidify our leadership on the Cloud."  

The IBM Beacon Awards provide a wide range of industry recognition, increased visibility and promotional opportunities to award winners and finalists. This year's awards recognized Business Partner achievements across 27 award categories.

"The IBM Beacon Awards recognize Business Partners who have delivered high value, innovative solutions that exemplify our focus on technical excellence, industry expertise and client satisfaction," said Rich Hume, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners.  "We congratulate Sogeti on winning the Cloud Computing Innovation Award and the award for Outstanding Collaboration with IBM Global Technology Services, demonstrating their commitment to delivering innovation and business value to our mutual clients."

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About Sogeti USA

Sogeti USA is a premier provider of information technology services to businesses and public-sector organizations.  Operating in 23 U.S. locations, Sogeti's business model is built on providing customers with local accountability and vast delivery expertise.  Sogeti is a leader in helping clients develop, implement and manage practical IT solutions to help run their business better. With over 40 years of experience, Sogeti offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including Engineering Services, Enterprise Microsoft Solutions, Enterprise Solutions Consulting, IBM and Open Solutions and Testing/Quality Assurance.  For more, visit

About Sogeti

Sogeti is a leading provider of professional technology services, specializing in Application Management, Infrastructure Management, High-Tech Engineering and Testing. Working closely with its clients, Sogeti enables them to leverage technological innovation and achieve maximum results. Sogeti brings together more than 20,000 professionals in 15 countries and is present in over 100 locations in Europe, the US and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. For more information please visit