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IBM Beacon Awards

Below are a list of the awards in the Smarter Computing category

Best solution to optimize the world’s infrastructure

Winner: Front-safe
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  • + Expand Solution: Frontsafe Cloud Portal
    The Frontsafe Cloud Portal software sits on top of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and allows TSM to be delivered as a Cloud Service in the following two scenarios: MSP’s are enabled to deliver their Tivoli Storage Manager Infrastructure as a Public Cloud and large enterprise companies can deliver TSM Backup to the entire organization as a Private Cloud.

Front-safe Front-safe is an IBM Business partner Partner based out of Denmark. In Denmark and Europe Front-safe delivers Tivoli Storage Manager Cloud Backup to more than 3000 End Customers. In the rest of the world Front-safe delivers their Frontsafe Cloud Portal software enabling MSPs and enterprise companies to deliver TSM as a Cloud Service.


Finalist: Interloc Solutions
Finalist: ESM Technology

Delivering better business outcomes through bocial business

Winner: Knowledge Dimension
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Knowledge DimensionAn IBM Business Partner in collaborative technologies since 1991, Knowledge Dimension is a specialist solutions provider focused on leveraging an organization’s human capital potential to implement a Smarter Way of Working, utilizing the IBM Collaboration Suite. Knowledge Dimension is consistently recognized as a market leader by IBM.


Finalist: ISW Development Pty. Ltd.
Finalist: Innovative Ideas Unlimited, Inc.

Outstanding business agility solution

Winner: Summa
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Summa, a passionate team Summa, a passionate team that transforms your business by making software work for you. Summa continues its nearly two decade quest to lead with innovation, optimize business processes and drive customer engagement for companies that embrace the strategic value of technology.


Finalist: Prolifics
Finalist: ForeFront, Inc.

Outstanding competitive solution

Winner: Forsythe Solutions Group, Inc.
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Innovation GroupForsythe Solutions Group is an IT infrastructure integrator. Forsythe helps our customers leverage technology to address business challenges, including how to: align and operate IT; manage risk; protect and manage data; optimize the data center; enhance IT infrastructure; and source and manager technology.

Finalist: Sycomp, A Technology Company
Finalist: Evolving Solutions

Outstanding innovation in software and systems development

Winner: Tata Consultancy Services
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  • + Expand Solution: Dynamic Object handling framework
    Dynamic Object handling framework is an Automation Testing framework that can be used in PLM applications. This is a flexible and generic framework that covers all necessary aspects to identify the complex, dynamic objects of the application during runtime. It is built in Rational Functional Tester tool. This solution is ensuring smooth test automation of PLM application.

Tata Consultancy Services Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 263,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants.

Finalist: Decision Focus

Outstanding managed service provider solution for midsize businesses

Winner: GMO Internet
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  • + Expand Solution: GMO AppsCloud
    GMO AppsCloud is designed especially for hosting social and game applications. It offers significant cost savings with highly-scalable, customized solutions that ensure content providers never pay for resources or features they do not use.

GMO InternetGMO Internet Group, headquartered in Tokyo, is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide.



Finalist: ASPAWAY
Finalist: CrossView, Inc.

Outstanding security solution

Winner: Pirean Software
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  • + Expand Solution: Access One:
    Access One is an adaptive authentication, authorization and audit solution for mobile, corporate and cloud applications. In conjunction with IBM Security Systems Software, it is an orchestration tool that centrally manages and simplifies the complexity of administering complex, multi-vendor security infrastructures whilst providing a best-of-breed user experience.

Pirean SoftwarePirean is a Software-led Consultancy specializing in the development, implementation, improvement and support of Integrated Security Solutions. Pirean focus on helping clients achieve their business goals and providing them with ongoing support through a unique blend of software, consulting and technical capabilities which complement and enhance the IBM Security Systems portfolio.

Finalist: Forsythe Solutions Group, Inc.
Finalist: ILANTUS Technologies

Outstanding services solution with global technology services

Winner: Essex Technology Group
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Essex Technology GroupEssex Technology Group, Inc. is an information and business solutions provider offering flexible, scalable delivery options to fit its customers’ unique needs in the areas of business risk services, cloud computing, dynamic infrastructure, as well as data management and analytics.

Finalist: Level 5 Technology Group
Finalist: Schneider Electric

Outstanding solution for midsize businesses

Winner: SLTN
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SLTN is an independent IT Solution IntegratorSLTN is an independent IT Solution Integrator. The mission of SLTN is to simplify IT complexity and provide IT relief to its customers. With prime focus on mid marked accounts, up to 5.000 employees, SLTN is able to provide a long term partnership that includes mutual commitment. SLTN is Dutch based but works worldwide by following the customer's needs. In FY 2013, SLTN will generate a $ 100 million in IT revenue.

Finalist: Global Groupware Solutions Limited
Finalist: CenterBeam Inc.

Smarter solutions: Integrated hardware software and services innovation

Winner: Sycomp, A Technology Company
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Sycomp, A Technology CompanySycomp is a global provider of innovative IT solutions and services dedicate to delivering superior business results through IBM technology. Sycomp takes an integrated approach on delivering services, hardware and software solutions to companies of all sizes to improve ROI and solve their unique business challenges.

Finalist: Corent Technology, Inc.


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