RESTON, Va.-Â Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNEÂ 500Â® science and technology leader, today announced the recipients of the inaugural Supplier Innovation & Technology Symposium awards. The awards honor excellence in technology, collaboration, partnership and innovation. The companies were officially recognized at a September 28 ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Reston.Â
Leidos suppliers and subcontractors are critical to the company and customer’s success. The winners highlight the diversity and commitment that encapsulate the Leidos mission to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science.
The winners are as follows:
Alliance Partner of the Year: Dell EMC
The Alliance Partner of the Year award recognizes a supplier that contributes to Leidos’ success through a long-term relationships that support and advanced the company’s strategic objectives. The awarded supplier has demonstrated the ability to work with Leidos to design, price, and implement unique solutions to support the mission at hand. These solutions go beyond the standard level of supplier integration typically seen within the supply chain, and have resulted in continuing revenue for both the supplier and Leidos.
Innovation Partner of the Year: ServiceNow
The Innovation Partner of the Year award recognizes a supplier who has consistently provided new ideas and solutions to Leidos, resulting in increased efficiencies throughout the organization. Their innovations enable Leidos to continue providing world-class solutions to customers while reducing cost.Â This supplier has presented and implemented a new piece of technology, created new ways to re-use existing technology in a manner new to Leidos, or provided continuous improvement of existing technology.
Small Business Value Added Reseller of the Year: COLAMCO, Inc.
The Small Business VAR of the Year award recognizes an organization who has helped Leidos go to market efficiently through innovative solutions resulting in effective bottom-line savings and increased revenue or performance outcomes. The organization has consistently demonstrated a collaborative business relationship with Leidos.
Emerging Technology Partner of the Year: Docker, Inc.Â
The Emerging Technology Partner of the Year award recognizes a supplier with outstanding product design and engineering in cutting edge technology products that help our customers achieve mission success. The award is presented to an organization that aligns with what we believe to be our technical core competencies as a global systems integrator.
“We are incredibly proud to recognize our suppliers and partners for these inaugural awards,” said Leidos Vice President, Strategic Sourcing Bob Gemmill. “Their commitment to excellence, technical innovation, and collaboration enable Leidos to provide cutting-edge solutions to our customers.”
Leidos is a Fortune 500Â® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. Â
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