Essextec sweeps 2015 IBM Business Partner Awards with seven wins

Essextec Sweeps IBM Business Partner Awards with Seven Wins

IBM recognizes Business Partners that have delivered exceptional solutions using IBM products and services

Rochelle Park, NJ – February 19, 2015 – Essextec (Essex Technology Group, Inc.) has been named a finalist of the 2015 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Security Services Solution. This honor is awarded annually to one winner and two finalists that have delivered not only innovative solutions, but also exemplify what it means to be a trusted business advisor that provides true transformative value to clients. Essextec also received two additional awards for their outstanding performance in security solutions: Worldwide Global Technology Services (GTS) Leadership Award in the Security Services category and North America Security Services Leadership Award.

“Essextec is honored to be given these three awards recognizing our security offerings and expertise,” stated Jim Torney, President, Essextec. “We have worked hard to build our Business Risk Services practice over the past three years, hiring, training, and certifying some of the most proficient risk experts in the industry so that we can provide our clients with best-in-class services and solutions alongside IBM.”

Beacon Awards are a vital element of IBM’s Business Partner recognition program. They were presented at the 2015 IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada and selected by leading industry influencers and IBM executives from among hundreds of nominations. GTS Leadership Awards recognize top performing IBM Services Business Partners. Global recipients were selected from regional winners based on their 2014 performance, business growth, and skills as well as input from IBM Services executives from each geography.

In addition to the three security awards, Essextec was recognized for cloud leadership with four additional awards: IBM Growth Leadership Award, Resiliency Services Leadership Award, Infrastructure Services Leadership Award, and the Worldwide GTS Business Partner Leadership Award in the Growth Leadership Category.
“Essextec ‘ran the table’ as they say in Vegas, with a total of seven GTS awards, including as a Security Services Beacon finalist. What a great year for Essextec and their outstanding team. They have made all the right investments and are taking all the right actions for sustained momentum and delivery of world-class solutions and services to their clients,” commented Denyse C. Mackey, Vice President, IBM, US GTS Business Partner Channel.

“IBM is recognizing the unparalleled cloud and security team we have built and our expertise in helping to make our clients more secure. Our clients’ risk posture and reputation is Essextec’s top priority and these prestigious IBM awards help demonstrate just that,” affirmed Nathan Smith, Vice President Sales and Services, Essextec.

About Essextec: Leveraging decades of successful partnerships, combined with deep technical and industry expertise, Essextec delivers innovative, end-to-end business and security solutions encompassing services, consulting, software, cloud computing, and infrastructure to produce exceptional business outcomes. Essextec is an employee owned company headquartered in Rochelle Park, NJ with offices throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. For more information on the full suite of solution offerings from Essextec visit our website at

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