GCS is an IBM Business Partner, and President & Co-Founder Alex Philp is an IBM Champion. IBM Business Partners increase demand, grow their business, improve profitability and enable their clients to participate in the revolution that is fueling a smarter planet. As an IBM Business Partner, GCS maintains a high level of customer satisfaction within the IBM Business Partner program. The IBM Champion program recognizes innovative thought leaders in the technical community - and rewards these contributors by amplifying their voice and increasing their sphere of influence. An IBM Champion is an IT professional, business leader, developer, or educator who influences and mentors others to help them make best use of IBM software, solutions, and services.