PURCHASE, N.Y., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its strong partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP), Atos today announced it has received two 2013 SAP® Pinnacle awards, as the Sustainability Partner of the Year and Application Co-innovation Partner of the Year. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and driving customer success. Finalists and winners in 19 categories were based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following four categories: co-innovation, market expansion, service delivery and sustainability.
The SAP Pinnacle awards showcase SAP's commitment to its partner ecosystem strategy, which delivers unmatched value to customers and enables SAP to reach its business goals. Award winners will be formally recognized at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14 – 16.
"We congratulate Atos on its well-deserved receipt of a 2013 SAP Pinnacle award and for its outstanding partnership with SAP," said Eric Duffaut, corporate officer and president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP . "SAP is an innovative and fast-growth company. We put customer success at the center of everything we do. Our vibrant and expanding ecosystem of partners is critical to the company we are now and the company we want to become in the future. Together with our partners – who are co-innovating with us, reselling and implementing our solutions – we offer choice and deliver transformational value to our joint customers of all sizes. Partners like Atos are our force multipliers, and today, more than ever, they are essential to our customers' success."Atos has been able to expand and deepen the partnership with SAP through various joint engagements. Both companies cooperate to provide the customers with cutting-edge expertise in the areas of sustainability and IT, relying on Atos recognized leadership in Corporate Responsibility, sustainability solutions and SAP solutions for intelligent sustainability and safety, health and environment.