Cognilytics, Inc. today announced it is the recipient of a SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2013 in the category “Top Support Services – Consulting”. Awards were presented by SAP Americas (NYSE: SAP) during the SAP North America Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) 2013, held Jan. 22-24 in Las Vegas, to the top-performing SAP channel partners and SAP services partners in North America for outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals. “We are honored to have been selected for this award,” said Gary Gauba, chairman and CEO, Cognilytics. “Our valued partnership with SAP enables us to help customers monetize data as a strategic asset. It allows us to bring end-to-end innovative solutions to market that combine cutting-edge technology from SAP with the deep knowledge of our practitioners in order to solve key problems for our customers. Our co-innovation with SAP around new solutions utilizing the SAP HANA® platform and SAP Predictive Analysis software delivers significant value to our customers. We look forward to further strengthening our partnership and delivering excellence in the marketplace.” Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging North American partner base, nominations for the SAP Regional 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. Receiving the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2013: Top Support Services - Consulting is an honor for Cognilytics. Winners will receive strong recognition from the SAP field for their accomplishments. Cognilytics received the award during the SAP North America FKOM 2013, an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. FKOM is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to drive success during the upcoming year. Colleagues across the region gather to gain and exchange updated information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. This year’s North America FKOM hosted more than 5,000 attendees from the U.S. and Canada.