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Mark III Systems Wins 2018 IBM Beacon Laureate Award

Mark III Systems announced today that they have earned the 2018 IBM Beacon Laureate Award. Revealed at the IBM PartnerWorld at Think conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mark III Systems, an IBM Platinum Business Partner, was selected by a panel of expert judges consisting of IBM executives, industry analysts and members of the press. The award recognizes Mark III Systems’ exceptional work in driving business value by delivering world-class solutions and continuous exemplary achievement in the IBM Storage Beacon Award category for the past three consecutive years and four of the last six years as a winner and/or finalist.

Mark III’s award winning solutions have focused on utilizing its unique “full stack” approach and capabilities in helping enterprises and organizations navigate and capitalize on the enormous opportunities offered by digital transformation. These digital transformation solutions have included building large Data Oceans for Analytics, AI, and High Performance Computing (HPC) use cases, architecting and rolling out a large private data cloud for storing and enabling insights on petabytes of videos, media files, and archival data for large organizations, and partnering with a leading SaaS provider to build an agile storage cloud for both native cloud and traditional applications.

“The IBM Beacon Laureate Award is an enormous honor for Mark III and, in our view, the pre-eminent award for sustained excellence that an IBM Business Partner can receive,” said Stan Wysocki, Vice President at Mark III Systems.  “Enterprises everywhere are looking to digital transformation as the way to win in their industries and we look forward to continuing to partner with IBM to help them succeed.”

Mark III Systems was selected among hundreds of global applicants based on an in-depth application process that included customer testimonials. This win is a testament not only to their commitment to innovation, but also to their customers and their satisfaction and business growth.

Mark III Systems was the only Beacon Laureate Award Winner this year across categories encompassing a wide range of solution and services areas – from analytics and cloud to security and customer engagement. The IBM Beacon Awards program recognizes IBM Business Partners that deliver exceptional solutions to help drive business value and transform the way clients and industries operate. For more information about the 2018 IBM Beacon Awards, including details on all winners and finalists, please visit:

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