itelligence Receives Three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: SAP Global Platinum Reseller of the Year, SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies and SAP Partner of the Year – Database and Data Management

CINCINNATI, OH — May 8, 2018itelligence today announced that it has received a 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Award as the SAP Global Platinum Reseller of the Year and Partner of the Year, which recognizes its outstanding contributions as an SAP partner. SAP presents these awards annually to the top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run better. Winners and finalists in 29 categories were chosen based on recommendations from the SAP field, customer feedback and performance indicators, including two Customers’ Choice awards, which recognize customer-nominated SAP partners.

Norbert Rotter, CEO of itelligence AG: “With its annual awards, SAP sets a clear signal, rewarding quality and technology leadership as well as customer proximity. I am delighted that itelligence has been named among the best in the SAP ecosystem in three key categories: as Platinum Reseller of the Year, as SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies, and as Partner of the Year for Database and Data Management, an important area for digitization. I am also pleased about our subsidiary GISA GmbH being voted a finalist in category Customers’ Choice for the first time. To us, these awards represent important confirmation of the daily striving of our over 7,000 itelligence colleagues for top SAP quality.”

“It is a great honor to receive not just one, but three Pinnacle Awards. These awards speak directly to the quality and dedication of our itelligence employees, as well as their focus on our clients’ success as their number one priority,” said Steve Niesman, President and CEO of itelligence North America. We will remain humble while continuing to innovate along with our clients,” added Niesman.

The awards highlight the best in the industry. itelligence received the following recognition.

SAP wins three SAP pinnacle awaredsSAP Global Platinum Reseller of the Year: This award recognizes an SAP partner who has demonstrated the strongest cloud acceleration in 2017 that has resulted in Indirect revenue.

SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies: This award recognizes an SAP partner for its contribution to the SAP software license subscription business through recorded sales and year-over-year growth, as well as the number of customers added to its portfolio. The award also recognizes the partner’s investment in SAP technology and services, its development of delivery capacity and experience, as well as its capacity to develop and retain customers.

SAP Partner of the Year – Database and Data Management: This award recognizes an SAP partner engaged in database and data management who has delivered the greatest revenue impact and has a solid business plan for continued partnership success. The winning partner is selected on the basis of revenue contribution to SAP and demonstrated customer success.

itelligence was also recognized as a finalist for the GISA GmbH Customer Choice – Small and Midsize Companies: This customer-nominated award recognizes an SAP partner serving small and midsize companies for its contribution to a customer’s digital business transformation that has resulted in significant business impact.

“The open partner ecosystem of SAP has more depth, talent and expertise than any ever created in the technology industry,” said Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP. “I could not be prouder of the great partners who earned this prestigious recognition for their commitment to our customers.” 

SAP Pinnacle Awards shine a spotlight on SAP’s partners’ remarkable contributions, acknowledging their dedication to teamwork, innovative approach and capacity to challenge what is possible to help customers achieve their goals. Award winners will be formally recognized at the SAP Global Partner Summit in Orlando, Fla. on June 4. The SAP Global Partner Summit is held in conjunction with SAPPHIRE NOW® and ASUG Annual Conference, the largest global business technology event, hosted by SAP and ASUG June 5-7.


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 25 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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