SOURCE: Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA)

Technology Services Industry Association

October 03, 2016 12:23 ET

TSIA Selects Finalists for 2016 STAR Awards

Leading Technology Companies Honored as Finalists in Annual STAR Awards Ceremony

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - October 03, 2016) - The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), the leading association for today's technology services organizations, today announced that the finalists have been selected for the 2016 STAR Awards. The winners will be announced at the fall Technology Services World conference, taking place October 17-19 in Las Vegas.

Held annually, the peer-judged STAR Awards competition offers TSIA member companies the unique opportunity to showcase their commitment to outstanding innovation, leadership, and excellence. STAR Awards are presented in 12 categories that span the TSIA service disciplines of customer success, education services, expand selling, field services, managed services, professional services, service revenue generation, and support services:

  • Best Practices in the Delivery of Support Services
  • Best Practices in the Delivery of Field Services
  • Best Practices in Service Offer Development
  • Best Practices in Knowledge Management
  • Innovation in Leveraging Analytics for Service Excellence
  • Innovation in Leveraging Social Support for Service Excellence
  • Innovation in the Transformation of Support Services
  • Innovation in Strengthening Customer Relationships via Customer Success Teams
  • Innovation in Execution of Education Services
  • Innovation in a Managed XaaS Solution
  • Innovation in Expand Selling Lead Generation Programs
  • Innovation in Enabling Customer Outcomes - Professional Services

This year's finalists include Blackbaud, Cisco Systems, Citrix, Dell Inc., EMC, Emerson, Medidata Solutions, Mentor Graphics, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Innography, Juniper Networks, SAP, Salesforce, SevOne Inc., Simplivity, Splunk, SWIFT, Symantec, Ultimate Software, Virtustream, and VMware.

TSIA's STAR Awards have become one of the highest honors in the technology services industry, allowing companies to be publicly acknowledged by their peers as being among the best in the business.

"This year's STAR Awards finalists have clearly shown outstanding dedication to their customers, unparalleled innovation, and operational excellence," said executive director of TSIA, Thomas Lah. "We are honored to celebrate the achievements of these remarkable companies who have stood out amongst their peers."

The winners of the 2016 STAR Awards will be announced on the main stage during the TSW Las Vegas 2016 conference on Tuesday, October 18th at 2:00 PM Pacific.

More information about the STAR Awards can be found at, or by contacting Sheri Kennedy, TSIA's Member Programs Manager, at

TSW events have a strong reputation for delivering a solid program filled with impactful content. More information on the Technology Services World conference can be found at

About TSIA
The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) is the world's leading organization dedicated to advancing the business of technology and services. Technology services organizations large and small look to TSIA for world-class business frameworks, best practices based on real-world results, detailed performance benchmarking, exceptional peer networking opportunities, and high-profile certification and awards programs. TSIA corporate members represent the world's top technology companies as well as scores of innovative small and mid-size businesses in four major markets: enterprise IT and telecom, consumer technology, healthcare and healthcare IT, and industrial equipment and technology. TSIA's editorial blog, Inside Technology Services, is widely recognized by technology service professionals for providing thought leadership and insights into industry trends and best practices. Visit us at, follow us on Twitter @TSIACommunity, or connect with us on LinkedIn and Google+.

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