Slough, UK, 1 March 2012 -- Logicalis
UK was today named as a winner of an IBM Choice Award for Top
Business Partner, Northeast Europe, recognising
Logicalis UK’s contribution to IBM’s business success within
Northeast Europe in the calendar year 2011.
Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in New
Orleans, Louisiana, United States, IBM's Choice Awards recognise a
select number of IBM Business Partners who have demonstrated
business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions resulting in
client satisfaction and business growth. The IBM Business
Partners who win Choice Awards exhibit IBM values in all client
interactions and achieve common business goals and mutually
significant business impact. The Choice Awards are given to
Business Partners in each geography across a range of categories
recognizing their working relationships with clients and
demonstrated skills in selling IBM solutions.
"IBM's 2012 Choice Awards honor Business Partners from each
geography who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering
IBM-based solutions to our mutual clients," said said David
Cornick, IBM Business Partners & Midmarket leader for Europe.
"The Business Partners who are selected for these awards exhibit
IBM values in all client interactions and achieve common business
goals, resulting in superior customer satisfaction and mutually
significant business impact. I extend my sincerest congratulations
to our winners and thank them for the skill and dedication they
share with our clients."
Tom Kelly, Managing Director of Logicalis UK commented,
“Logicalis UK is extremely proud to have been presented with an IBM
Choice Award for the calendar year 2011. These awards are
significant as they not only acknowledge our contribution to IBM’s
overall business success but also importantly recognises Logicalis’
continued investment in helping our customers understand and adopt
IBM’s growing solutions portfolio. In 2011, Logicalis UK
extended its relationship with IBM with the launch of one of the
UK’s first IBM POWER Cloud services, and also through the
acquisition of Inca Software, one of IBM’s largest Business
Analytics solutions partners. We understand that customers
have choice when selecting an IBM Business Partner and this award
further demonstrates that Logicalis is skilled and capable in all
IBM server and storage platforms as well as offering valuable
innovation in Analytics and Cloud Services.”
For more information about the IBM Choice Awards, including
information about winners, please visit
To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive program
that offers marketing and sales resources, training, certification
and technical support to help create new revenue and market
opportunities for IBM Business Partners, visit http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld.
Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services
provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in
communications and collaboration; data centre and cloud services;
and managed services.
Logicalis Group employs over 2,500 people worldwide, including
highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and
manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 6,000
corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this,
Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders
such as Cisco, HP, IBM and Microsoft.
The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of over $1 billion,
from operations in the UK, US, Germany, South America and Asia
Pacific, and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT
and Communications solution integrators, specialising in the areas
of advanced technologies and services.
The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on
the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of
approximately $5 billion.
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