Singapore, 26 June 2014 – The shining stars in Asia’s ICT industry received due recognition at the 11th annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards held at the Alkaff Mansion earlier this evening.
In its 11th consecutive year, the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards program seeks to recognize companies and individuals that have demonstrated best practices in their industry, commending the diligence, commitment, and innovative business strategies required to advance in the global marketplace.
At the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards, a total of 37 awards across 4 categories were presented. Esteemed award recipients include BT, Managed Service Provider of the Year; Huawei, Telecom Equipment Vendor of the Year and Masayoshi Son, SoftBank Chief Executive Officer as Service Provider CEO of the Year.
“Against the background of the ever changing ICT industry, these leading companies have demonstrated a commitment to best practices, be it through customer appreciation, product and service innovation. These factors, together with sound business strategies and a robust business model have made them worthy industry leaders in Asia Pacific as they shape the ICT landscape of this region,” said Manoj Menon, Senior Partner and Managing Director at Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.
Frost & Sullivan identifies outstanding industry achievements in the past year by companies in regional and global markets, through in-depth interviews, market analysis, performance measurements, and benchmarking of market participants to bring unique best practices to the forefront.
Award recipients are evaluated based on their revenue growth, market share gains, leadership in new product introduction and innovation, breadth of products and solutions, major customer acquisition, and business and market strategy.
The results are then presented to an independent panel of judges, comprising of influential personalities, decision-makers and thought leaders from the ICT sector across Asia Pacific. To view the complete list of judges on the 2014 ICT Awards judging panel, please visit http://ict-awards.com/judges.shtml
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2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards Recipients
|Network Security Vendor of the Year||PALO ALTO NETWORKS|
|Web Security Vendor of the Year||BLUE COAT|
|Web Application Firewall Vendor of the Year||IMPERVA|
|Advanced Persistent Threat Solution Vendor of the Year||FIREEYE|
|Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year||F5 NETWORKS|
|Unified Communications Vendor of the Year||MICROSOFT|
|UC as a Service Vendor of the Year||BT|
|Enterprise Video Vendor of the Year||POLYCOM|
|Collaboration Service Provider of the Year||ARKADIN|
|Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year||VERINT|
|Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year||TELEPERFORMANCE|
|Business Process Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year||TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES|
|Data Communications Service Provider of the Year||TATA COMMUNICATIONS|
|Data Center Service Provider of the Year||NTT COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION|
|Software as a Service Provider of the Year||SALESFORCE.COM|
|Infrastructure as a Service Provider of the Year||AMAZON WEB SERVICES|
|Telecom Cloud Service Provider of the Year||TELSTRA|
|Managed Service Provider of the Year||BT|
|Telecom Carrier Data Infrastructure Vendor of the Year||HUAWEI|
|Telecom Optical Vendor of the Year||ALCATEL-LUCENT|
|Fixed Broadband Equipment Vendor of the Year||HUAWEI|
|Telecom OSS Specialist Vendor of the Year||NETCRACKER|
|Telecom BSS Specialist Vendor of the Year||NETCRACKER|
|Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year||HUAWEI|
|Mobile Social Network of the Year||LINE CORPORATION|
|eCommerce Provider of the Year||ALIBABA|
|Telecom Equipment Vendor of the Year||HUAWEI|
|LTE Service Provider of the Year||NTT DOCOMO, INC.|
|M2M Service Provider of the Year||TELSTRA|
|Emerging Market Telecom Service Provider of the Year||DIALOG AXIATA PLC|
|Most Innovative Telecom Service Provider of the Year||PT XL AXIATA TBK|
|Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year||TELEKOM MALAYSIA BERHAD|
|Wireless Service Provider of the Year||TELSTRA|
|BEST OF THE BEST|
|Telecom Service Provider of the Year||SOFTBANK TELECOM CORP.|
|Telecom Group of the Year||AXIATA GROUP BERHAD|
|Telecom Service Provider CEO of the Year||MASAYOSHI SON,
SOFTBANK TELECOM CORP.
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