GMT presented with a 2014 Progress Global Partner Award

Long-standing Progress partner honored in the category of visionary


GMT announced that it has been named a 2014 Progress Visionary Award winner. The Progress Global Partner Awards is an elite program highlighting Progress partners that have turned their ideas into business reality. The Visionary award is for the partner in EMEA who shares the strongest vision that is in line with Progress's direction and is at the forefront of leadership in their ecosystem.Their demonstrated ability and innovative services with the "Internet of Things" puts GMT on top.


"In depth understanding of our technology, creativity, functionality, end-user experience and overall commitment are some of the elements that set GMT apart from any other," said Kimberly King, Vice President, Channels, Progress. "This year the standard of partner excellence was truly incredible, and the example of success set forth by GMT only scratches the surface of what is possible, when you turn your visionary ideas into action."


Progress and its ecosystem of more than 2,000 Partners support more than 4 million users. The Progress Global Partner Awards program was established to honor those partners that rise above and beyond, in a variety of categories, to not only meet, but exceed the needs of the end-user community. This year’s awards were extremely competitive, with more than 150 partners evaluated. Awards were presented in nine categories including – Partner of the Year, SaaS Excellence, Partner Collaboration, Business Focus, Innovator’s Award and more.


Mark Abbas, CEO GMT: "We are extremely proud to be recognized by Progress as the visionary leader of their partner eco-system in EMEA. We provide ICT solutions for the global waste & recycling industry and we believe that applying most recent technologies can pay a substantial contribution to a cleaner planet. We have been disruptive in our industry by combining the Internet of Things, big data and mobile technologies to reduce operational costs of waste collectors and stimulate recycling behavior of citizens and companies. Progress Software gives us a significant competitive advantage with their technology and their continued support to realize our vision through the Partner+ program."


About Progress

Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) is a global software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications on-premise or in the cloud, on any platform or device, to any data source, with enhanced performance, minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership. Progress can be reached at or 1-781-280-4000.


About GMT

For almost 30 years GMT focusses 100% on the global waste & recycling industry. GMT enables their clients to grow their business and margins by a minimum of 20% and improve their quality. It is with passion and proven (Progress) technology that they deliver innovative and best of breed ICT solutions, appreciated by thousands of end-users worldwide. Implementing profitable sustainability. They achieve this through operational excellence, legal compliance and high quality services. GMT continues to surprise the market with new products and with a forward-looking vision. GMT can be reached at or +31 20 6005151.

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