BELLEVUE, Wash., March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Apptio, Inc. (NASDAQ: APTI), the business management system of record for hybrid IT, today announced the winners of its global Partners of the Year Awards. The Apptio Partner Community is expanding to include more than 100 innovative technology vendors, systems integrators, resellers, and consulting agencies across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific to drive Technology Business Management (TBM) success.
According to Gartner, worldwide IT spending will reach more than $3.7 trillion in 2018. Apptio’s Partner Community helps the world’s leading CIOs, IT Finance and Infrastructure & Operations leaders plan, manage, and optimize these massive and increasing technology investments.
“We are building an ecosystem of domain experts that turn IT insights into business outcomes. These partnerships are allowing us to create a community of specialists all around the world who can advise our customers on how to turn their data into profitable actions,” said Ron Wastal, vice president of global channels and alliances, Apptio. “It’s more than just showing business leaders their true TCO and driving significant cost savings, it’s also about tracking the actual ROI of their strategic business initiatives like Cloud & SaaS migrations, moving from Waterfall to Agile program management, and how this can help fund new innovations.”
Apptio partners offer data-driven solutions to challenging business initiatives around managing IT planning and forecasting, understanding infrastructure trends, managing application TCO, prioritizing cloud and hybrid IT decisions, aligning project costs to business objectives, vendor optimization, and driving shared accountability of IT costs. Partners also offer innovative services such as TBM as a Service (TBMaaS) to their industry leading customers.
The annual Partner of the Year Award winners are determined by a thorough evaluation of customer value and satisfaction, joint solution offerings, TBM related programs and services innovation, marketing, sales and service delivery categories. This year’s winners have built TBM Centers of Excellence, certifying team members with Apptio solutions to increase efficiency for customer time to value, and helping Apptio expand into new markets and solve new customer challenges.
The 2017 Partners of the Year Award winners are:
- Strategic Partner of the Year – KPMG
- Enterprise Partner of the Year – Maryville
Europe, Middle East and Africa
- Strategic Partner of the Year – Deloitte
- Enterprise Partner of the Year – StrataPrime
- Strategic Partner of the Year – Telstra
Strategic advisors such as KPMG and Deloitte provide consulting services for IT Process Transformation, People Change Management and Business Outcomes leveraging the discipline of TBM, beyond standard Apptio product configuration and support.
And regional channel partners such as Maryville, StrataPrime, and Telstra are specialized IT Business consultants and resellers who have deep expertise in specific regions and industry verticals.
View our full list of partners or request to join the Apptio partner program here: https://www.apptio.com/customer-success/partners/find-partner.