GBS Announces Participation in IBM Connect 2013 as a Platinum Sponsor

January 11, 2013 – Woodstock, GA– GBS Enterprises Inc. (GBSX), a global software and services company specializing in application modernization and mobilization, announced their participation as a Platinum Sponsor at IBM Connect 2013 (formerly Lotusphere), the premier event worldwide for IBM’s messaging, collaboration and social business technologies. GBS specializes in enabling organizations with IBM Notes and Domino environments by optimizing infrastructure & application performance and reducing infrastructure costs; modernizing and mobile enabling server-based applications to increase returns; and simplifying application development & delivery.

IBM Connect 2013 takes place at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida from January 27 to 31, 2013. IBM Connect combines the deep technical content of Lotusphere of past years with the learning customers need to accelerate beyond social media and drive real business value with social and collaborative technologies.

“We are excited to be participating in the new IBM Connect 2013 program,” says Gary MacDonald, CEO, GBS.   “The event will help us connect with our customers and organizations that have made significant investments in IBM Notes and Domino technology. We will showcase our expertise in helping customers gain a better understanding of their large and complex environments, assisting them in defining their near and long terms goals and in delivering specific and quantifiable value.”

GBS will showcase the following expertise and offerings:

  • Domino Environment Analysis (GBS Insights)
  • Modernization
  • Mobility
  • Optimization & Consolidation
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Email Management & Security

GBS experts will be available at six Platinum Sponsor booths C8 to C13 in the Solutions Showcase area to help customers with questions about their environment and their key needs.

GBS experts will also be sharing valuable information and insights about Domino Environment Analysis, Modernization, Mobility, Optimization & Consolidation, Infrastructure Management and Email Management & Security during 30 minute sessions on Jan 28, 29 and 30 at the GBS Hospitality Suite. 

 About GBS (GROUP Business Software)

GBS Enterprises Inc. (GBSX) is the world’s leading provider of expertise and solutions for the IBM Notes and Domino platform. GBS enables organizations with investments in Notes and Domino infrastructure to effectively respond to the rapidly evolving needs of their business users, while lowering costs and increasing returns on these investments. GBS helps customers understand and evaluate their cur-rent infrastructure and application environments, formulate strategic technology and operational goals, and implement solutions that meet current and future business needs.

GBS has over 5,000 customers with over 4 million users of its products and services.  GBS resources are available at over 15 offices across North America, Europe and Asia.  For more information, please visit

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Michael Baum, Corporate Communications

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