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SIS Receives Certification as an Authorized Seller of IBM Cognos Software

LEXINGTON, KY. —  March  27,  2012 — SIS, a leading technology solutions provider, today announced it has achieved certification to become an authorized re-seller of IBM Cognos software by meeting the skills and requirements of the IBM Software Value Plus Initiative.

The IBM Software Value Plus initiative is designed to assure businesses that they are working with trusted partners who have certified skills that can help them quickly and effectively implement their technology investments.  IBM Software Value Plus enables IBM Business Partners to set themselves apart by gaining key technical and industry skills necessary for smarter technology implementations that help clients achieve their business goals. IBM Business Partners like SIS are well positioned to help clients achieve a faster time-to-value with the right solutions, a reduction of risk in solution development, and an increase in return on investment over time.

IBM’s Cognos products for Business Intelligence are used by over 23,000 companies around the world, and are consistently ranked in the “leaders” category of Gartner Magic Quadrants for Business Intelligence.

“SIS is very proud to have received our IBM Cognos certification and add to our already strong analytics offerings,” said SIS Executive Vice President, Software and Consulting, Kirsten Craft. “This achievement further demonstrates our commitment to serve our customers with the highest degree of product knowledge and technical expertise.”

IBM Software Value Plus rewards Business Partners like SIS who invest in skills and expertise and are focused on delivering greater client value. Under the initiative, partners choose which IBM software to build technical, marketing and sales skills. Partners then become certified and authorized to sell these products across multiple industries.

For more information about IBM Software Value Plus, please visit IBM.


About SIS

SIS is a nationally recognized, leading technology and managed IT solutions provider helping clients design, optimize and support mission-critical assets. Our regionally focused teams across the country solve challenges and design solutions, leaving more time for clients to devote resources to core business strategies. SIS’ proven methodology, experienced professionals and innovative technologies provide the highest quality of IT service to more than 1,300 clients, both large and small.  Founded in 1982, SIS is headquartered in Lexington, Ky. and has regional offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia. For more information, visit

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Patrick Cashman, SIS, (859) 977-4793,