Software AG recognizes Digital Transformation Leaders with 2018 PowerUp Partner Awards

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today announced the recipients of its 2018 PowerUp Partner Awards. Presented at the Software AG Sales Kick-off (SKO) in Madrid, Spain, the awards are in recognition of the partners who used Software AG products and solutions in the most innovative way. The focus in 2018 was on simplifying and accelerating our customers’ digital transformation journey, enabling them to better interact with their customers, introduce new digital business models and turn market potential in to business results. This year, Software AG is honored to acknowledge the success of Capgemini, Dell EMC, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika (MII) and Technology Strategies Middle East (TSME) delivering innovative digital solutions.

"Partners are instrumental in Software AGs transforming businesses into agile, more effective Digital Enterprises,” said Mike Saxton, Software AG’s new Senior Vice President of Channels and Alliances. “Our global partner ecosystem continues to expand beyond our 400+ members with 80 percent of new partners focused on IoT. This double-digit growth in partnerships is primarily in geographies where we only or mostly sell through partners. This year’s winners were selected from a competitive field of companies that demonstrated innovation and dedication to customer success. We thank our partners for their contributions and are pleased to honor this year’s recipients and finalists.”


Global Go-to-Market Excellence

Software AG’s PowerUp Partner Award for Global Go-to-Market Excellence recognizes partners, typically Global System Integrators or Global Strategic Alliances, who help Software AG win large license deals and provide valuable implementation services. Their deep digital domain expertise, coverage and customer relationships are key success factors.

Capgemini, global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, is this year’s winner for leading an enterprise integration project at a major retail food and beverage partnership in Spain and Germany.

The other finalists for Global Go-to-Market Excellence were Infosys and Siemens.


Solution Excellence

Solution Excellence recognizes partners that play a critical role in building innovative solutions for Digital Transformation or the Internet of Things with high market relevance and potential, leveraging Software AG products.

Dell EMC, a Dell Technologies brand, is this year’s winner for Solution Excellence for delivering IoT-in-a-box, making it easy for customers to rapidly connect, power up and go. With features like integrated streaming analytics, preconfigured smart rules and field bus connectivity, users can create complex IoT solutions quickly and smoothly.

The other finalists for Solution Excellence were ESCRIBA and GN Techonomy.


Customer Excellence

Customer Excellence recognizes partners that delivered exceptional value to our mutual customers through successful project delivery that includes implementation of Software AG technology and a commitment to investing in developing technology expertise.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global leader in IT services, consulting & business solutions, is this year’s winner for Customer Excellence for providing exceptional value to one of Software AG’s key retail-office supply customers in Europe. TCS’s organization structure is domain led and empowered to help provide customers with a single partner for industry specific solutions.

The other finalists for Customer Excellence were HCL and Savangard.


Market Excellence

Market Excellence recognizes local partners who have had repeatable market & customer successes in one country or market with Software AG. Due to the competitiveness of this this category, Software AG recognized two winners.

PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika (MII), a subsidiary of the publicly listed PT Metrodata Electronics, Tbk in Indonesia, is recognized for outstanding contributions in an exciting market. MII’s service offerings focus on Digital Transformation, from Infrastructure to ICT Managed Services, from System Integration to full-scale Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations, and from ICT Management to Consulting services based on industry best practices.

Technology Strategies Middle East (TSME), headquartered in Abu Dhabi and considered one of the local leading advisories in the Gulf region, is recognized for their continuous contribution, at the highest level, to growing business in the emerging market of United Arab Emirates (UAE). With a vision to empower organizations to make better decisions, TSME provides services that enhance the analytical and managerial power of management. TSME is the leading ARIS partner in the gulf region.

The other finalists for Market Excellence were Consulta and United Vanning.


About Software AG
Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX: SOW) helps companies with their digital transformation. With Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, companies can better interact with their customers and bring them on new ‘digital’ journeys, promote unique value propositions, and create new business opportunities. In the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Software AG enables enterprises to integrate, connect and manage IoT components as well as analyze data and predict future events based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Digital Business Platform is built on decades of uncompromising software development, IT experience and technological leadership. Software AG has more than 4,700 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €866 million in 2018.

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