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VAI Wins 2012 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Solution for Midsize Businesses

March 1, 2012

IBM Beacon Awards Recognize Technical Excellence, Industry Expertise and Innovative Solutions for IBM Technology and Services

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – March 1, 2012 – VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading ERP software provider, was named winner of a 2012 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Solution for Midsize Businesses. This honor is awarded each year to a select number of IBM Business Partners to recognize information technology excellence, commitment to skills attainment, industry knowledge and innovative solutions based on IBM technology and services.

“Achieving this prestigious award is such a tremendous honor for VAI as it supports our unwavering goal of providing the most advanced, flexible, and highly customized business solutions for the mid-sized enterprise market,” said Bob Vormittag, president and CEO of VAI. “As we continue to invest heavily in our technology, we look forward to furthering our long-standing partnership with IBM to develop truly innovative, next-generation ERP solutions, specifically designed to help our customers generate new revenue and save money while eliminating risk.”

The Beacon Awards are a central and vital element of IBM’s Business Partner recognition program. Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, and selected by leading industry influencers and IBM executives from among hundreds of nominations, IBM's Beacon Awards recognize a select number of IBM Business Partners who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions resulting in client transformation and business growth. This year’s awards recognized Business Partner achievements across 27 award categories.

"Recipients of the 2012 IBM Beacon Award set the standard for business excellence, innovative solutions, ingenuity, and client transformation," said Mark Hennessy, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners and Midmarket. “We congratulate VAI on winning the Beacon Award for Outstanding Solution for Midsize Businesses and demonstrating its ability to provide value by incorporating a truly innovative, end-to-end ERP solution for the mid-sized market.”

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 To find an IBM Business Partner with a particular set of skills, a technology reseller or a consultant with industry expertise, visit the Business Partner Locator at:

About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is an award-winning software developer and an IBM Premier Business Partner. Designed for the mid-range market, S2K Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Suite is used by a wide variety of mid-sized companies worldwide, with a number of clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, food and related service industries. Advanced applications such as Warehouse Management Systems, EDI, CRM, Sales Force, Business Analytics and e-Business provide companies the power to leverage their information technology investment. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York, with branch offices in Miami, Orlando, Chicago and Oroville, California. For more information, please contact Diane Dady at 800-824-7776, ext. 236 or visit

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