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itelligence Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2021 for Emerging Enterprises

Award Presented at Customer Success Summit 2021

CINCINNATI, OHIO — February 16, 2021itelligence today announced it is the recipient of an SAP® North America Award for Partner Excellence 2021 for Emerging Enterprises. Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in the North America region that have made outstanding contributions to driving digital transformation for businesses that use SAP solutions. Recipients of this year’s awards have been – in partnership with SAP – helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions.

Norbert Rotter, CEO itelligence NTT DATA Business Solutions: “Receiving this award for Emerging Enterprises is a source of pride. Now, we are one of the top SAP partners for emerging enterprises in the US and the award shows that we adapted to our customers’ special requirements promptly and supported them effectively in 2020.”

Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging partner base, nominations for the SAP Partner Excellence Awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

“Every year we proudly recognize our top partners with our SAP Partner Excellence Awards,” said Nanette Lazina, vice president midmarket channels, SAP America. “These partners have demonstrated the innovation and execution needed to deliver the highest level of value to our customers. I applaud itelligence as the recipient of this SAP Partner Excellence Award 2021 for Emerging Enterprises. Our partners are integral to our customers’ success and I can’t wait to see what we’ll accomplish together in 2021 and beyond.”

itelligence | NTT DATA Business Solutions, part of NTT DATA, has been an SAP partner for North America since 1993 and an SAP global partner since 1989, providing expertise on SAP solutions to help customers with implementation, application management and hosting through each stage of the process. A frequently awarded SAP platinum partner, the company’s it.mds 2.7.0 offering is SAP-certified, among other achievements. itelligence is closely aligned with the key principles of quality from SAP that are integral to the success of every implementation, designed to deliver high-quality software and support while providing the right processes, tools and services to drive successful projects and delivery.

“It is a great honor to receive an SAP North American Partner Excellence Award for the last several years, and again this year. Our itelligence employees live our company mission by transforming trust into value for our customers with their commitment to providing unparalleled service and knowledge every day,” said Steve Niesman, president and CEO at itelligence US. “We remain committed to delivering great customer experiences in 2021 with digital transformation as a service.”

itelligence received its award during the Customer Success Summit 2021, a gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. Formally called SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting, this is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to gain and exchange information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, business growth opportunities, and product innovations as well as drive success during the upcoming year.

About itelligence | NTT DATA Business Solutions

itelligence | NTT DATA Business Solutions transforms IT landscapes and business processes through the combination of innovative SAP software and technology with services and products developed in-house. As a global SAP platinum partner, itelligence supports SMEs and large enterprises in every phase of their digital transformation. itelligence’s range of services includes IT strategy and transformation consulting, software deployment and implementation, as well as application management and managed cloud services. The excellence of these services is built on the foundation of itelligence’s local presence, global capacity, and comprehensive industry expertise. itelligence partners with customers to create new and innovative business opportunities through the use of IT – for each facet of the customer’s business. Thousands of satisfied customers have placed their trust in itelligence, many of them since the company was founded 30 years ago.

itelligence’s contribution to innovation and long-term business success has been confirmed by numerous SAP awards and leading market analysts. itelligence is part of the global NTT DATA group and employs about 10,000 people across 28 countries. In 2020, itelligence generated BEUR 1.072 in total revenues.

itelligence U.S. is part of the NTT DATA group and employs over 400+. itelligence U.S. headquarters are located in Cincinnati, OH, with another location in Chicago, IL. itelligence U.S. is a trusted advisor to its clients and focuses on consumer products, wholesale and distribution, manufacturing, chemical, and automotive industries in North America. Learn more about itelligence at
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