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Cognilytics Receives SAP® North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 for Platform Solutions

Cognilytics Inc. today announced it is the recipient of the SAP® North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 for Platform Solutions. Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in North America that have made outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals. Cognilytics received its award during the SAP Americas Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) 2014, held Jan. 21-23 in Las Vegas.

“We are honored to have been selected for this award," said Gary Gauba, chairman and CEO, Cognilytics. "Our valued partnership with SAP enables us to help customers monetize data as a strategic asset. It allows us to bring end-to-end innovative solutions to market that combine cutting-edge technology from SAP with the deep knowledge of our practitioners in order to solve key problems and drive quantum business value for our customers. Our cooperation with SAP around new solutions utilizing the SAP HANA® platform and SAP Predictive Analysis software delivers significant value to our customers. We look forward to further strengthening our partnership and delivering innovation in the marketplace.”

Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging North America 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. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

“SAP congratulates Cognilytics as the recipient of the SAP North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 for Platform Solutions,” said John Graham, head, Ecosystem and Channels, SAP Americas. “They have excelled in their partnership with SAP, extending the value of SAP applications and services to our joint customers. These awards highlight the benefits of SAP’s partner ecosystem – which allows us to lengthen our reach and drive customer success.”

SAP FKOM is an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. It is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to drive success during the upcoming year. Colleagues across the region gathered in Las Vegas to gain and exchange updated information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. This year’s SAP Americas FKOM hosted more than 6,400 attendees from the region.

Cognilytics is a global provider of advanced analytics solutions; its mission statement is to help clients monetize their data as a strategic asset. Cognilytics leverages its core competencies around big data, data strategy and architecture, data lifecycle management, visualization and advanced predictive techniques to help clients find key insights and trends within their data. Through these efforts, it helps enable better business decision making for its clients, driving top-line revenue, bottom-line uplift, operational excellence, risk mitigation and regulatory compliance. Cognilytics is an SAP gold channel partner.

About Cognilytics

Cognilytics is a global provider of decision sciences and advanced analytics solutions. We provide descriptive to predictive analytics services enabling our clients to analyze, visualize, and monetize data as a strategic asset. Utilizing cutting-edge business intelligence tools and advanced statistics and machine learning techniques, we deliver insights for converting big data into a monetizable asset. Cognilytics’ Decision Analyzer® provides a platform for the execution and management of advanced predictive models on high performance architectures (including Hadoop and the SAP HANA® platform).

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