Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2011 Excellence in Best Practices Awards at a dinner banquet held Thursday, Nov. 10, in San Antonio, TX, at the Westin La Cantera Resort and Spa.
The Excellence in Best Practices Awards are presented each year to companies that are predicted to encourage significant growth in their industries, have identified emerging trends before they became the standard in the marketplace, and have created advanced technologies that will catalyze and transform industries in the near future.
Awarded companies included:
Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. - 2011 North American In situ Biomarker Detection Assay Technology Innovation Award
Allscripts - 2011 North American Ambulatory Electronic Health Records Vertical Market Penetration Leadership Award
Anritsu - 2011 Global Passive Intermodulation Testing Customer Value Enhancement Award
Ballard Power Systems, Inc. - 2011 North American Stationary PEM Fuel Cells New Product Innovation Award
BioTek Instruments - 2011 North American Workflow Solutions in Life Sciences New Product Innovation Award
Calgary Scientific Inc. - 2011 North American Medical Imaging Informatics Enabling Technology Award
Dana Holding Corporation - 2011 North American Commercial Vehicle Drivelines Technology Innovation Award
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. - 2011 North American Biopharmaceutical Research Tools New Product Innovation Award
Impinj, Inc. - 2011 North American Radio Frequency Identification Chips Product Differentiation Excellence Award
Itron - 2011 North American Advanced Meter Infrastructure Product Quality Leadership Award
ITT Corporation - 2011 Global Geothermal Energy Pumps Market Share Leadership Award
JDSU - 2011 Global xDSL Test Equipment Customer Value Enhancement Award
Kotura, Inc. - 2011 North American Variable Optical Attenuator for Optical Communications New Product Innovation Award
Line-X Protective Coatings - 2011 North American Construction Protective Coatings Product Line Strategy Award
MRV Communications - 2011 North American Carrier Ethernet Demarcation Product Differentiation Excellence Award
NetMotion Wireless - 2011 Global Mobile VPN Market Share Leadership Award
NewsGator - 2011 North American Enterprise Collaboration Solutions Customer Value Enhancement Award
Oragenics, Inc. - 2011 North American Oral Care Probiotics Product Differentiation Excellence Award
Philips Healthcare - 2011 North American Cardiology Informatics Market Share Leadership Award
Q-Sensei Corp. - 2011 North American Enterprise Search New Product Innovation Award
Siemens Enterprise Communications - 2011 Global Enterprise Voice and Unified Messaging Platform Customer Value Enhancement Award
Sitel Operating Corporation - 2011 North American Contact Center Outsourcing Competitive Strategy Innovation Award
SYKES - 2011 North American Contact Center Outsourcing Customer Value Enhancement Award
Teleperformance - 2011 North American Contact Center Outsourcing Product Differentiation Excellence Award
Varolii Corporation - 2011 North American Hosted Outbound Customer Contact Market Share Leadership Award
ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc. - 2011 North American Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Technology Innovation Award
Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices.
For further information about the Awards Banquet, please contact a member of the Best Practices Team.
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