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Lincoln Trust Company

April 13, 2011 15:57 ET

IBM Recognizes Lincoln Trust Company for Driving Business Agility

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Apr 13, 2011) - IBM announced the winners of its first annual 2011 Awarding Customer Excellence (ACE) awards. These awards recognize outstanding dedication to building and implementing innovative solutions using IBM WebSphere technology. The 2011 ACE awards were presented at IMPACT 2011, the largest worldwide conference created to meet the growing demand for an educational forum around business agility. Lincoln Trust Company was presented the ACE award in the category of "Business Agility."

With currently more than 100,000 clients worldwide, WebSphere is IBM's foundation for the layer of software known as middleware, which enables Web applications and computer operating systems to interoperate. Initially developed in 1997, WebSphere helped drive IBM's evolution beyond hardware and into software and services.

"These companies showcase WebSphere's success in helping businesses in any industry successfully address a variety of real-world challenges," said Marie Wieck, general manager, application & integration middleware, IBM Software Group. "Moving forward, IBM will continue to help customers worldwide streamline business processes and adapt to changing conditions."

"We are proud of our continued success in our WebSphere implementation which has given us the infrastructure to be better support our clients while at the same time streamlining our back office operations across the enterprise," says Helen Z. Cousins, Executive Vice President and CIO of Lincoln Trust Company.

About Lincoln Trust Company
Lincoln Trust Company provides recordkeeping, administrative, and custodial services to 2,000+ qualified plans. With its sales focus on the 401(k) small and mid plan market, Lincoln Trust's full fee transparency, open architecture investment menu, and dedicated service model resonates well with retirement plan advisors. Lincoln Trust also offers self-directed IRAs with a unique ability to administer alternative assets. For more information, visit or call 1-800-525-2124.

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