SOURCE: Solutions II

Solutions II

June 09, 2009 17:38 ET

IBM Recognizes Solutions II for Outstanding Achievements in Business and Technology Excellence

LITTLETON, CO--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - Solutions II, a Premier Business Partner nationally recognized for world class innovation in Virtualization, Business Continuance, Storage Optimization and the security issues related to these disciplines, is named winner of the award for "Outstanding Information Infrastructure Solution" in the 2009 IBM Beacon Awards competition for delivering outstanding value and innovative approaches to helping clients address unique business challenges.

The IBM Beacon Awards are an integral part of IBM's PartnerWorld program, which provides industry recognition, increased visibility and promotional opportunities to IBM global Business Partners. Members of IBM PartnerWorld benefit from global marketing and technical enablement initiatives to drive new revenue and market opportunities through the delivery of innovative business solutions.

"In today's economic environment," says Todd Bowling, President and CEO, "it is critical that our solutions deliver in areas never before contemplated. It's about the cause and effect that our solution has across every aspect of the customer's organization. Our solutions are interconnected. We need to deliver with this idea firmly rooted from design through implementation. We are honored to have won an IBM Beacon Award this year for achieving this goal."

Solutions II addresses issues that impact a company's ability to efficiently respond to business pressures by addressing all of its core competencies with its clients -- Virtualization, Business Continuance and Storage Optimization. These pillars of excellence allow Solutions II's experts to guide their clients in reducing costs through simplification and automation, which dramatically reduces the complexity of their Information Infrastructure. The world-class solution implemented to win this award involved a leading Healthcare System in the United States. There were numerous business goals achieved, including but not limited to: replacing the existing back-up environment, providing tiered storage, instituting performance/capacity reporting across the majority of information infrastructure environment, increasing speed and capacity of tape drives, standardizing the network and SAN Fabric and upgrading and expanding of the current Virtual Storage environment.

The IBM Beacon Awards recognize excellence in the development and delivery of solutions and services that Business Partners deliver to clients around the world. More than 340 nominations were judged by a team of leading industry journalists, analysts and IBM executives who selected winners and finalists in the 22 award categories.

"IBM is dedicated to helping our global Business Partners deliver innovative solutions that enable our joint clients to transform their business operations," said Rich Hume, general manager, IBM Global Business Partner Organization. "Solutions II is recognized in Outstanding Information Infrastructure based on their technology leadership and commitment to delivering customer value. This award is a testament to their commitment to delivering on IBM's smarter planet vision."

For more information about the IBM Beacon Awards, including descriptions of the winning entries and details about the finalists, please visit

To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive program that offers marketing and sales resources, training, certification and technical support to help create new revenue and market opportunities for IBM Business Partners, visit

About Solutions II

Solutions II is a nationally recognized company achieving recognition from IBM, Tivoli, VMware, INC Magazine, VAR Business 500, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc., and others for their world class innovation in virtualization, security, business continuance and storage optimization of IT resources. Solutions II's Virtualization Practice addresses servers, desktops, storage and the related management to drive IT Infrastructure costs down and increase performance and optimization of those resources. Their Business Continuance and Storage Optimization practices allow clients the ability to fully utilize equipment and recover their environments to ensure availability, security and compliance within current regulations. Solutions II's commitment to bringing best-of-breed solutions to clients include a professional services practice dedicated to increasing customer service levels and decreasing the time and support required for implementations to keep their clients "Performing Ahead of the Curve."

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Traci J. Easton
    Sales & Marketing Coordinator
    8822 South Ridgeline Blvd. Suite 205
    Littleton, CO 80129
    (702) 688-4145 TEL
    (303) 796-8399 FAX
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