Thursday, October 21, 2021

IFS announces winners of 2021 Partner of the Year Awards

IFS Partner-of-the-Year-Award-Winner-2021

Tech Mahindra, Tata Consultancy Services and InfoConsulting lead the way in Innovative, Solutions and Service-based categories

London, UK, October 21, 2021IFS, the global cloud enterprise applications company, is today announcing the winners of its annual Partner of the Year Awards, recognizing partners’ continued dedication to the IFS Partner Program, commitment to excellence in the service(s) delivered to mutual customers, and expertise in leveraging innovation to extend the capabilities of IFS’s solution.

The 2021 IFS Partner of the Year Awards comprises nine categories that recognize the tremendous achievements attained by IFS’s partner ecosystem and considers partners across all industries, countries and segments of the market.

Merlin Knott, Global Head of Partners & Channels at IFS celebrated the perseverance and commitment to innovation and excellence demonstrated by all IFS partners over the past year and commented: “I am proud of and grateful to all our partners for their agility in adapting to the current business climate. The last year has been a difficult one for many businesses, whether they have dealing with intense periods of supply chain disruption, talent and skills shortages, or transforming their operations to become more sustainable, all have faced challenges. What is clear from the entries we saw this year and the winners chosen is that some businesses see challenges as opportunities, not obstacles, and have worked hard to overcome them and deliver for their customers at the Moment of Service™.”

As with previous years, an internal steering committee of global and regional IFS representatives reviewed nominations for the merit-based categories while a panel of veteran industry analysts, Mickey North Rizza (IDC), Ed O’Brien (ARC) and Jon Reed (Diginomica) lead on judging nominations for the Innovative, Services and Solutions categories, drawing on their broad experiences to judge a particularly competitive pool of entries.

Michael Ouissi, IFS Chief Customer Officer (CCO), said: “Congratulations to this year’s top performers! The winners this year truly stood out for our customers, and for us. I extend my sincere thanks to them for going above and beyond, but also to all partners within our global ecosystem for not only their performance throughout the 2021 calendar year, but also for the resilience, adaptability and dedication I have seen during these recent testing times. Partners are essential to IFS’s success; together we deliver choice, innovative solutions and ultimately unsurpassed business value to our mutual customers—these awards are a testament to that commitment.”

The full list of winners is as follows:

IFS Global Systems Integrator of the Year – Accenture
Finalists: Tech Mahindra and Capgemini
A merit-based award, this category recognized those that demonstrated a significant contribution to the continued growth of the IFS ecosystem through new customer acquisition whilst also delivering unmatched support services to customers.

IFS Growth Partner of the Year – BearingPoint
Finalists: Pragmatek and 12Guide
A merit-based award, this category recognized those partners that, in the past 24 months, exemplified accelerated growth and rapid implementation; having onboarded at minimum one new customer in the past 24 months and demonstrating a true commitment to continued business growth together.

IFS Channel Partner of the Year – Vanilla
Finalists: Kurumsal Bilgi Sistemleri and InfoConsulting
A merit-based award, this category celebrated the IFS partner who demonstrated exceptional ability to deliver and develop innovative programs that contributed to the adoption of IFS solutions.

IFS Spirit Award – Cooper Software
Finalists: INNEX and Cedar Bay
A merit-based award, this category recognized the partners that demonstrated a significant commitment to a “One IFS” mentality, working hand in hand with IFS to create opportunities, deliver successful projects, delight customers and extend market awareness of IFS solutions.

IFS Technology Alliances Partner of the Year – TomTom
Finalists: Boomi and Help Lightning
This nominations-based award recognized the IFS partners that provided exponential value to IFS customers through the delivery of innovative add-on technology, demonstrated ability to respond to ever-changing business circumstances, and contributed to the adoption of IFS solutions within new customer base to drive pipeline/revenue growth.

IFS Customer Choice Partner of the Year – Nayo Technologies
Finalists: InfoConsulting and INIVOS
This customer-nominated award recognized those partners that demonstrated exceptional dedication to building and maintaining a business relationship that exceeds demands and expectations while delivering substantial business value to the customer.

IFS Innovative Partner of the Year – Tech Mahindra
Finalists: Accenture and Matsei
This nomination-based award recognized the IFS partners that leveraged technology and/or an innovative mindset to disrupt the market and challenge the norm—enabling customers to overcome obstacles and take their business to the next level.

IFS Solutions Partner of the Year – Tata Consultancy Services
Finalists: ClickLearn and Tech Mahindra
This nomination-based award recognized the IFS partners that who has delivered a positive impact on customers’ deployment of IFS solutions by responding quickly to market changes and using resources in a more agile way to achieve increased business performance and competitive advantages.

IFS Services Partner of the Year
This nomination-based award recognized the IFS partners whose expertise in implementation methodology, breadth of knowledge of IFS solutions and superior customer service mentality was instrumental in delivering a multitude of successful projects in record time–driving exponential ROI for customer(s).

Enterprise – Tata Consultancy Services
Finalist: Infosys

Mid-Market – InfoConsulting
Finalists: INIVOS and Enterprise Analytics

For more information on IFS's partner network, please visit https://www.ifs.com/resources/partners/.

About IFS

IFS develops and delivers cloud enterprise software for companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Within our single platform, our industry specific products are innately connected to a single data model and use embedded digital innovation so that our customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers—at the Moment of Service™. The industry expertise of our people and of our growing ecosystem, together with a commitment to deliver value at every single step, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,500 employees every day live our values of agility, trustworthiness and collaboration in how we support our 10,000+ customers. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com.

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