The top position in North America was also an accounting firm again. But this year, Naperville, Ill.-Sikich was namedNorth America Solution Provider Partner of the Year. It replaced Eide Bailly that had received the honor two years in a row.
Other awards went to the Vested Group of Plano, Texas, as Growth Partner of the Year; SCS Cloud of Clearwater, Fla., as Break Out Partner of the Year. The Newcomer award went to New York City-based Bryant Park Consulting of the NetSu
ite Alliance Partner Program. That program is for firms that perform services but do not resell NetSuite software. Blu Banyan of Berkley, Calif., was given the award as Vertical Partner of the Year for its Solar Success, a software package for solar installers.