Champion Solutions Group Achieves Platinum Status in Newly Redesigned IBM PartnerWorld Program

IBM Platinum Partner Status Demonstrates Excellence in Delivering High Value Cloud and Cognitive Solutions

IBM Platinum Partner

Boca Raton, FL – January 30, 2017 – Champion Solutions Group has achieved Platinum status in IBM’s new PartnerWorld program redesigned for the Cognitive era. Earning the highest tier within the PartnerWorld program, Platinum Business Partners consistently demonstrate proven capabilities and expertise in IBM technologies to help their clients succeed in their digital transformation.

“With Champion being just one out of 24 partners in the U.S. to achieve this top-level status, we couldn’t be more proud,” said Michael Gray, Chief Operating Officer for Champion Solutions Group. “This signifies our continued technical excellence with IBM solutions and commitment to customer satisfaction. Our long-standing partnership with IBM and 35+ years of industry experience, enables us to design and implement solutions that are best for the customer’s unique needs—all while helping them unleash the business value of their IT investments for outcome-based results.”

IBM added the Platinum designation as part of the newly redesigned PartnerWorld program, which the company announced last February at the PartnerWorld Leadership Conference. The new, four-tiered PartnerWorld program moves IBM and its Business Partners from a product-centric model to one focused on competencies, customer satisfaction and revenue. The Platinum level is designed to recognize partners that consistently deliver the highest level of excellence. Organizations achieve the Platinum level by earning at least two competencies (one at the Expert level), attaining significant sales success, demonstrating client satisfaction and verifying two client references.

“The new PartnerWorld program is designed towards ultimate simplification to help our partners both large and small succeed and drive velocity in high growth areas like cloud and cognitive, said Marc Dupaquier, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. “By achieving the Platinum level, Champion Solutions Group has shown its commitment and expertise in delivering client solutions with the power to transform businesses in the cognitive era.”

To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive program that offers marketing and sales resources, training, certification and technical support to help create new revenue and market opportunities for IBM Business Partners, visit

About Champion Solutions Group
Champion Solutions Group, headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, specializes in delivering technology services and solutions to help our customers reduce costs, increase productivity, and mitigate risk. Through our time-tested, proven methodology we are changing the economics of the IT Data Center and the way people work, interact, and adopt technology. Founded in 1979, Champion focuses on virtualization, cloud, and data management and security solutions; and boasts deep technical skill sets in design, implementation, and management of these solutions. For more information, visit


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