Winners of the Lotus Awards, formerly called the Lotus Beacon Awards, were announced this morning. Partners were recognized for achievements in collaboration and productivity and will be honored at a special reception at next month's Lotusphere in Orlando, Fla.
The Lotus Award winners by category are:
Distinguished Achievement Awards
These awards honor the top IBM PartnerWorld for Software Business Partners from each region of the world and are selected by the IBM Lotus sales teams. Winners must demonstrate excellence in revenue attainment, innovation and loyalty, along with the ability to open new regional markets and maintain a positive stature in the Business Partner community.
Beijing Ruitan Science and Technology, China
ThroughBoxIT, United Kingdom
Jonima, S.A. de C.V., Mexico
Best Messaging Solution
Recognizes a messaging solution that provides a company with increased collaboration and human interaction by bringing people together with messaging, calendaring and scheduling and collaborative applications, while helping to lower the total cost of their messaging and collaboration infrastructure.
spamJam from Granite Software
Best Knowledge and Content Management Solution
Recognizes a solution that assists organizations in the discovery and application of knowledge to drive business value by applying capabilities that capture, organize, locate and disseminate knowledge.
Satyam Computer Services Ltd.
Best Real-Time & Team Collaboration Solution
Recognizes an online collaborative solution that leverages Lotus' collaborative technologies to enhance communication, efficiency and organizational effectiveness in order to improve collaboration among the customer's employees, customers, suppliers or distributors.
Relavis 6 from Relavis Corp.
Best e-Learning Solution
Recognizes an online learning solution that demonstrates the power of Lotus learning technologies and how they were used to enable an organization's value chain, by increasing effectiveness and yielding a measurable return on investment.
The Abreon Group
Best Portal Solution
Recognizes a solution that leverages Lotus collaborative components within an IBM WebSphere Portal application to create a dynamic intranet or extranet workplace.
Best Industry Solution
Recognizes an outstanding solution using Lotus technologies for use in the commercial or public sector.
eProjectDM from Wincas Technology
Best Tool/Utility Solution
Recognizes a tool or utility used to enhance a business solution that brings measurable market benefits to a customer. These value-added products include component-based, data integration, migration and team development tools, which make developing, deploying and administering applications more productive in a customer environment.
Instant Agent Framework from Instant Technologies