itelligence Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2018 for SAP Platform Solutions

CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- itelligence today announced it is the recipient of an SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2018 for SAP Platform Solutions. Awards were presented by SAP to the top-performing SAP partners in the North America region that have made outstanding contributions to driving our customers' digital transformation. Recipients of this year's awards have been – in partnership with SAP – helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP® solutions.

"In our tenth consecutive year of winning an SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award, I am extremely proud to be honored for a decade of helping clients digitally transform their business with solutions that are well-suited to their business needs and deliver rapid rewards," said Steve Niesman, president and CEO at itelligence US. "Our industry specific solutions, proprietary innovations, and long-time partnership with SAP continue to ensure our customer's success in the digital economy."

Norbert Rotter, CEO itelligence AG: "The digital transformation has geared up noticeably, in the US as well as worldwide and is showing strong dynamics in areas such as e-commerce, automation, and robot technology and artificial intelligence. I expect the pace of investment in digitization to pick up strongly in 2018 across all sectors. Therefore we are proud of this award, that shows itelligence in the US is one of the most important and innovative markets for itelligence and this innovative strength provided to us by SAP here helps us to easily reach out to our customers."

Selected from SAP's wide-ranging partner base, nominations for the SAP Partner Excellence Awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

"The SAP Partner Excellence Awards exemplify the shared purpose, commitment and success that allow our partners, together with SAP, to deliver value to our customers on an ongoing basis," said Rodolpho Cardenuto, President, Global Channels & General Business, SAP. "To that end, I am pleased and honored to recognize and congratulate itelligence as the recipient of the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2018 for SAP Platform Solutions. We look forward to continuing to work closely together with itelligence to realize even greater success in 2018."

itelligence has been an SAP partner for North America since 1993 and an SAP global partner since 1989, and provides expertise on SAP solutions to help its customers with implementation, application management and hosting through each stage of the process. As a frequently awarded SAP partner, itelligence is SAP-certified in cloud services and an SAP platinum partner, among other achievements. itelligence is closely aligned with the key principles of quality that SAP believes are integral to the success of every implementation, designed to deliver high-quality software and support while providing the right processes, tools and services to drive successful projects and delivery.

itelligence received its award during the SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting Las Vegas, an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. It is SAP's largest yearly sales meeting, intended to gain and exchange information on SAP's strategy, sales methodology, business growth opportunities and product innovations as well as drive success during the upcoming year.

About itelligence  
itelligence, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of itelligence AG, an international full-service solution and consulting company with a global presence in 24 countries. itelligence provides a broad range of consulting and customer support services to further maximize SAP solutions, including implementations, application management services and hosting. itelligence also provides support for solutions including the SAP BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence suite, mobile solutions, SAP S/4HANA®, SAP ERP Human Capital Management and SAP SuccessFactors® solutions, and office of CFO solutions including SAP Business Planning and Consolidation and SAP solutions for governance, risk and compliance (GRC). itelligence is an SAP gold partner authorized to resell SAP Business All-in-One and SAP BusinessObjects™ business intelligence solutions, an SAP global services and SAP global hosting partner, and an SAP-certified global provider of application management services. itelligence also holds global quality accreditation by the SAP Active Quality Management organization for demonstrating clear quality standards and processes.

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