In recognition of its strong partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP), Vistex announced today that it is the recipient of a 2013 SAP® Pinnacle award in the category Solution Extension Partner of the Year. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and driving customer success. Finalists and winners in 19 categories were based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following four categories: co-innovation, market expansion, service delivery and sustainability.

“Vistex is pleased to be named a 2013 SAP® Pinnacle award winner,” said Sanjay Shah, founder and CEO, Vistex. “Winning this award is a testament to the Vistex team’s diligent efforts to grow a strong relationship with SAP and to bring innovative solutions that drive value and success to our customers. The Vistex team is passionate about generating value for our clients’ investment. Vistex continually presses toward innovative development that will help our mutual customers drive their go-to-market strategies. We look forward to further enhancing our committed relationship with SAP and its global partner ecosystem for years to come.”

The SAP Pinnacle awards showcase SAP’s commitment to its partner ecosystem strategy, which delivers unmatched value to customers and enables SAP to reach its business goals. Award winners will be formally recognized at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP’s international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14 – 16.

“We congratulate Vistex on its well-deserved receipt of a 2013 SAP Pinnacle award and for its outstanding partnership with SAP,” said Eric Duffaut, corporate officer and president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. “SAP is an innovative and fast-growth company. We put customer success at the center of everything we do. Our vibrant and expanding ecosystem of partners is critical to the company we are now and the company we want to become in the future. Together with our partners – who are coinnovating with us, reselling and implementing our solutions – we offer choice and deliver transformational value to our joint customers of all sizes. Partners like Vistex are our force multipliers, and today, more than ever, they are essential to our customers’ success.”

Since its inception in 1999, Vistex has worked diligently to expand the functionality of SAP solutions with stylish, innovative and path-breaking solutions to complex business processes. Vistex has a proven track record of partnering with SAP to exceed customer expectations. The company combines strong technical skills with extensive field experience gained from having worked with customers from virtually every industry and with companies of all sizes. A number of Vistex solutions are resold by SAP as solution extensions (i.e., SAP-branded offerings).

As a recipient of a 2013 SAP Pinnacle award, Vistex has been invited to participate in the SAP Leadership Forum at SAPPHIRE NOW. During the forum, winners will receive their 2013 SAP Pinnacle awards. The SAP Leadership Forum will bring together an exclusive group of executives from SAP’s top customers, prospects and partner organizations, providing an opportunity to network and exchange business ideas.