Mainline Information Systems Wins IBM Beacon Award for Most Innovative Client Experience on Z

May 5th, 2020 Mainline Information Systems Wins IBM Beacon Award for Most Innovative Client Experience on Z

IBM recognizes Mainline for delivering Db2, Blockchain-like solution on IBM Z,
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TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 5th, 2020
Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, has been named winner of the 2020 IBM Beacon Award for Most Innovative Client Experience on Z. This auspicious award will be presented during the IBM Think digital conference on May 5, 2020. Winning this award validates our achievements and our dedication to delivering business value through a first-if-its-kind, scalable database that provides an authoritative view of ownership and licensing information within the United States entertainment industry.

Mainline was selected as one of only 17 total Beacon Award winners across the IBM portfolio, standing out among dozens of global applicants. Winners were chosen by a panel of expert judges that consisted of industry experts, IBM executives and industry analysts who recognized how this Db2, Blockchain-like solution on IBM Z sparks client innovation with IBM technology.

“This win exemplifies our commitment to innovation, and more importantly, our dedication to solving our customers’ business problems,” said John McCarthy, President and CEO of Mainline. “Although there are similarities across industries, every customer is unique, and our consultative methodology is key to delivering effective, best-fit solutions to our customers, as we have for over 30 years.”

The IBM Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners that deliver exceptional solutions to help drive business value and transform the way clients and industries operate. For more information on the 2020 IBM Beacon Awards, including a detailed list of winners, please visit:

About Mainline Information Systems, Inc.
Mainline, headquartered in Tallahassee, FL, is an information technology solutions and IT consulting firm, with 400 employees nationwide. Mainline Information Systems has received accolades and awards from technology manufacturers including IBM, HPE, Dell Technologies, NetApp, and VMware, as well as industry awards including CIO Review Company of the Year, CRN Tech Elite 250 and Managed Service Elite 150, and Florida Trends Best Company. Mainline is accredited by the International Enterprise Architect Institute, Inc. (IEAI). The company may be reached by phone at 850.219.5000 and on the Internet at

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