SAP announces 2018 Pinnacle Award winners

SAP Pinnacle Awards

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SAP has announced the finalists and winners of the 2018 SAP Pinnacle Awards, recognising SAP partners for their outstanding contributions, dedication to teamwork, and ability to challenge what is possible to help customers achieve their goals.

Winner in four categories, Jan Waals, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and global SAP practice leader, said, “We take immense pride in being awarded with multiple 2018 SAP Pinnacle Awards, including SAP’s first-ever award for SAP Leonardo Partner of the Year – as well as our third consecutive award for SAP S/4HANA achievements.”

Winner in three categories, Norbert Rotter, CEO, itelligence, said, “I am delighted that itelligence has been named among the best in the SAP ecosystem in three key categories: as Platinum Reseller of the Year, as SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies, and as Partner of the Year for Database and Data Management, an important area for digitisation.”

The 2018 winners and finalists are listed below:

SAP Hybris Partner of the Year – Large Enterprises
Winner: Accenture
Finalists: Deloitte and IBM

New Cloud Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies
Winner: Allgeier
Finalists: Blueprint Technologies and BosCloud Jiangsu Science and Technology Co. Ltd

Customer Choice Partner of the Year – Large Enterprises
Winners (tied): Capgemini and EY

SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Large Enterprises
Winner: Deloitte
Finalists: Accenture and IBM

SAP Global Partner of the Year – Integration
Winner: Esri
Finalists: Facebook and Thomson Reuters

SAP Global Partner of the Year – Infrastructure 
Winner: IBM
Finalists: Fujitsu and Lenovo

SAP Business One Partner of the Year
Winner: Milner Browne Limited
Finalists: Beijing AVA Technology and Devoted Business Solutions

SAP Business ByDesign Partner of the Year
Winner: Navigator Business Solutions
Finalists: B4B Solutions and Seidor

Customer Choice – Small and Midsize Companies
Winner: PwC
Finalists: GISA GmbH and EY

SAP App Center Partner of the Year
Winner: Semos Group
Finalists: BlueBoot Business Software and In Mind Cloud

SAP Value Assurance Partner of the Year
Winner: Accenture
Finalists: Deloitte and IBM

SAP Hybris Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies
Winner: B4B Solutions
Finalists: Gorilla Group and Zaelab

SAP Analytics Cloud Partner of the Year
Winner: DeciVision
Finalists: Dickinson + Associates and JFE Systems, Inc.

SAP Ariba Partner of the Year – Large Enterprises
Winner: Deloitte
Finalists: Accenture and EY

ISV Partner of the Year – Market Expansion
Winner: FIS
Finalists: Enterprise Information Resources Inc. and Meteo Protect

SAP Partner of the Year – Database and Data Management
Winner: itelligence
Finalists: Atos and Oxygen Business Solutions

SAP Global Platinum Reseller of the Year
Winner: itelligence
Finalists: Deloitte and United VARs

SAP Solution Extension Partner of the Year
Winner: OpenText
Finalists: Celonis and DocuSign

SAP Cloud Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies
Winner: Seidor
Finalists: Edenhouse Solutions and Illumiti

ISV Partner of the Year – Technology Innovation Award
Winner: Sodales Solutions
Finalists: dormakaba Group and PowerPlan

SAP S/4HANA Partner of the Year – Co-Development
Winner: Accenture

SAP S/4HANA Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies
Winner: Birchman Group
Finalists: Delaware and Dickinson + Associates

SAP S/4HANA Partner of the Year – Large Enterprises
Winner: Deloitte
Finalists: Accenture and IBM

SAP Leonardo Partner of the Year
Winner: Deloitte
Finalists: Accenture and Capgemini

GSSP SAP Business Transformation Partner of the Year
Winner: HCL Technologies
Finalists: Cognizant Technology Solutions and Wipro

SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies
Winner: itelligence
Finalists: Gavdi Group and Seidor

Purpose-Driven Partner Application of the Year
Winner: PlaceSpeak
Finalists: Molecular Health and Unified Inbox

SAP Partner of the Year – Analytics and Insight
Winner: Seidor
Finalists: BSG Partners and Techedge SpA

ISV Partner of the Year
Winner: Veritas
Finalists: Ingentis and Vertex, Inc.

This year, winners and finalists were selected in 29 categories, up from 19 last year. Recipients were chosen based on recommendations from the SAP field, customer feedback, and performance indicators. Customers’ Choice awards recognise SAP partners nominated by customers.

Awards will be presented at the SAP Global Partner Summit to be held in June in conjunction with SAPPHIRE NOW.

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