ISW has been announced as the winner of the Lotus Awards Distinguished Business Achievement for the Asia Pacific region. The winners from the worlds eight major regions where announced at the Opening Session for the Business Development Day at IBM’s annual Lotusphere event held in Orlando, Florida, USA. ISW was the only Australian IBM Business Partner nominated and beat out the two other finalists for the region from Korea and Singapore.

The winners of this award are recognised as the top IBM PartnerWorld Business Partners from the eight major regions of the world. Winners were chosen based on increased revenue attainment and loyalty, along with the ability to open new regional markets, and to maintain a positive stature in the IBM Business Partner community. As a winner, ISW is regarded by IBM as having a significant impact on IBM Lotus software’s position in the marketplace.

Several members of ISW's staff were at Lotusphere to celebrate the announcement and relay the news back to the offices in Australia.