Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 28, 2013
Datatrend Technologies, Inc. was named the winner of the 2013 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Optimized x86 System Solution - System x and BladeCenter. This honor is awarded each year in recognition of a select number of IBM Business Partners who have delivered not only innovative solutions but have set the standards for business excellence, ingenuity, and creation of an exceptional client experience.
“We are immensely honored to win an IBM Beacon Award,” remarked Charlie Cox, president of Technology Infrastructure Solutions at Datatrend. “This is our third Beacon Award, and it’s a testament to the great work by the Datatrend team and our successful partnerships with both IBM and our ISV partners. It really underscores the value of the IBM Industry Solution Reseller (ISR) program, which is designed for solution integrators like Datatrend to partner with ISVs to deliver fully-integrated solutions combining the best IBM infrastructure technologies with the best industry applications.”
Cox added, “This particular solution is for the telecommunications industry, and we have developed a strategic practice, as one of IBM’s largest Industry Solution Integrators, to team with ISVs to provide the most value to our customers. By leveraging IBM System x and BladeCenter technology, and incorporating IBM Storage and IBM software tools, we designed and deployed an architecture to expertly support our ISV partner’s software application, and deliver unparalleled results and ROI to the mobile carrier market globally."
The Beacon Awards are a vital element of IBM’s Business Partner recognition program. Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, and selected by leading industry influencers and IBM executives from among hundreds of nominations, IBM's Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions resulting in client transformation and business growth. This year’s awards recognized Business Partner achievements across 30 award categories.
“The IBM Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners who have delivered exceptional innovation by creating a solution proven to drive business value by transforming the way their clients do business,” said Mark Hennessy, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. “We congratulate Datatrend on winning the Beacon Award for Outstanding Optimized x86 System Solution and demonstrating its ability to provide client value by providing an integrated IBM infrastructure solution that incorporates a leading-edge application from a leading ISV that serves the telecommunications industry."
For more information about the IBM Beacon Awards, including information about winners and finalists, please visit https://www-304.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/servlet/ContentHandler/pw_com_prb_beacon
Founded in 1987, Datatrend Technologies is a national solutions provider dedicated to helping companies leverage Datatrend’s technology expertise and solutions to optimize their IT environments and enhance their business. Datatrend specializes in best-in-class technology infrastructure solutions such as server and data storage solutions, technology services including data center consulting, and network infrastructure services including structured cabling installation and network services project management. With a culture that drives extremely high customer and employee satisfaction, Datatrend is able to provide exceptional thought leadership, quality support, and effective solutions. Datatrend takes an intimate approach to meet customer needs with a relentless attention to detail, earning the respect of customers everywhere as a trusted advisor on business and technology issues.