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Asian Winners and Finalists of IBM Beacon Awards 2018

By Ishtiaque Hossain, Author of Wallowing in Dhaka. Ishtiaque Hossain is a writer from Dhaka, Bangladesh; currently working in the Malaysian FinTech industry. Twitter Handle: @followishti Website: Ishti.org
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The IBM Beacon Awards program recognizes IBM partners who have delivered exceptional solutions using IBM products and services that have set the benchmark for providing transformative value to clients, playing a significant role in their clients’ success, and for being a trusted business advisor.


The 2018 Beacon Award ceremony was held between 20-22nd March, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

There were 11 broad categories and 17 sub-categories this year, with special focus in cognitive computing.

Here’s a brief overview of the Asian winners and finalists of 2018 IBM Beacon Awards:

Finalists:

1. JurisTech

Country of Origin: Malaysia
Category: Outstanding Open Innovation Solution

JurisTech (Juris Technologies Sdn Bhd) is a Malaysian Financial technology company that serves most major banks in Malaysia with their predictive artificial intelligence system, debt collection system, loan origination systems, credit scoring systems, conveyancing and loan documentation systems. JurisTech has been in business since 1997.

JurisTech was chosen as finalist in the Outstanding Open Innovation Solution for Linux on IBM Systems Servers category. This award recognizes solutions that empower client transformation and deliver superior business value while leveraging open technologies with Linux on IBM LinuxONE or IBM Power Systems for cognitive computing.


2. Numa Solution

Country of Origin: Malaysia
Category: Outstanding Watson Financial Services Industry Solution

Numa Solution Sdn. Bhd. was chosen as a finalist in the Outstanding Watson Financial Services Industry Solution category which recognizes an IBM business partner that has most effectively delivered a line-of-business or industry solution to drive tangible business value for the client, and to generate revenue growth for IBM and the business partner.

Numa is a Malaysian based IT solutions company that has been in operation since 2003.


3. Nanjing Trusty Together Sincereity Information Technology Company Ltd.

Country of Origin: China
Category: Outstanding Software Defined Storage Solution

Nanjing Trusty Together Sincereity Information Technology Company (Neusoft) is a China based enterprise software and engineering solutions provider that started in 1991. They were a finalist for the Outstanding Software Defined Storage Solution category.

This category recognizes the IBM business partner that has achieved outstanding results in deploying an IBM Power Systems solution which helped their client transform their IT infrastructure to resolve business challenges and gain a competitive edge.


4. Beiming Software Co. Ltd.

Country of Origin: China
Category: Outstanding Watson Financial Services Industry Solution

Beiming Software is an IT lifecycle and cloud computing solution provider based in China that has been in business since 1998. They were chosen as a finalist in the Outstanding Watson Financial Services Industry Solution category along with Numa Solution from Malaysia.


Winners:

1. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Country of Origin: India
Category: Outstanding Community Service

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is an Indian multinational IT consulting and business solutions company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. They have been in business since 1968. TCS won 2018 IBM Beacon Award in the Outstanding Community Service category.

The Outstanding Community Service Award is given out to an IBM business partner that pooled its company’s talent, skills and resources together to address a significant community issue, specifically in the community where the business resides.

 

2. CIB Digital Financial Service Co. Ltd.

Country of Origin: China
Category: Outstanding Open Innovation Solution

CIB Digital Financial Service (CIB FinTech) is an enterprise banking software and solutions provider based in Shanghai, China. They won the 2018 IBM Beacon award in the Outstanding Open Innovation Solution for Linux on IBM Systems Servers. JurisTech was a finalist in this category.

Other winners and finalists of IBM Beacon Awards 2018 from different regions of the world can be viewed here.

 

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