LAS VEGAS — January 24, 2013 — Navigator, today announced it is the recipient of the SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2012: Top Channel Partner – Cloud Solutions. 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. This is Navigator’s eighth top partner award in as many years.
“We are thrilled and excited to receive this award,” said Grant Fraser, president & CEO of Navigator. “As a rapidly growing SAP partner, it became very clear that the future of ERP software was and is in the cloud. Over 60 percent of our new customers in 2012 were excitedly adamant about the cloud, as well as enabling their employees with the mobile access that they need to make timelier, better informed decisions. We look forward to the future of cloud ERP, as well as maintaining our position as SAP’s go-to partner for cloud solutions in North America.”
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. As the recipient of the award “Top Channel Partner – Cloud Solutions,” Navigator has been honored as a leading SAP partner. Winners will receive strong recognition and future support from the SAP field for their accomplishments.
Navigator 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.
“A thriving partner ecosystem is central to SAP’s success, and partners like Navigator, are key drivers for our customers’ success and for SAP’s market reach,” said Mark Milford, national vice president, North America Ecosystem Group, SAP America, Inc. “As the recipient of the SAP Regional Partner Excellence Award 2013: Top Channel Partner - Cloud, we recognize Navigator’s commitment and efforts in developing and growing its partnership with SAP, which has led to game-changing co-innovation and market expansion.”
Navigator Business Solutions, headquartered just south of Salt Lake City, Utah, has been an SAP partner since 2005. Navigator, focused exclusively on the small-to-midsize enterprise sector, delivers SAP solutions both in the cloud and on-premises, namely the SAP Business ByDesign® and SAP Business One solutions. Navigator currently serves more than 1,200 customers from 15 sales and service locations across North America.
To learn more about SAP solutions available from Navigator, as well as to register for a demo, visit http://nbs-us.com/sapsolutions