Frost & Sullivan today honoured and recognized ICT's best at the 8th annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2011 banquet held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore.
The Awards seek to recognize the outstanding performance by companies in the Enterprise, Telecom, and Service Provider segments of the Information, Communication and Technology industry.
Cisco Systems, Huawei, XL Axiata, and ZTE were recognised multiple times throughout the awards ceremony. Huawei and ZTE walked away with 2 awards each while Cisco Systems bagged 3 awards. XL Axiata was awarded the Wireless Service Provider of the Year, Service Provider of the Year and CEO of the Year awards. The Axiata Group also received the Telecom Group of the Year award.
Other notable recipients include Ericsson, Telecom Managed Services Provider of the Year; Nokia Siemens Networks, Wireless Infrastructure Vendor of the Year; and SingTel, Managed Service Provider of the Year.
"2010 was a year of muted recovery for the Asia Pacific ICT sector and in that environment certain players clearly demonstrated an outstanding performance in the market. Relentless focus on issues impacting their customers, product and service innovation with unflinching execution has been the hallmarks for their performance. These award recipients are shaping the Asia Pacific ICT landscape," said Nitin Bhat, Partner and Senior Vice President of ICT at Frost & Sullivan.
Frost & Sullivan identifies the outstanding industry achievements in the past year by companies in the regional and global markets, through in-depth interviews, market analysis, performance measurements, and benchmarking of market participants to bring unique best practices to fore front.
Award recipients were 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 2011 ICT Awards judging panel, please visit, ict-awards.com/.
Saluting ICT's Best
Frost & Sullivan congratulates all the recipients of the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards.
2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards Recipients.
• Enterprise Vendor Categories:
- Enterprise Telephony Vendor of the Year - Cisco Systems
- Network Security Vendor of the Year - Check Point Software Technologies
- Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year - Aegis
- Business Process Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year - Tata Consultancy Services
- Unified Communications Vendor of the Year - Cisco Systems
- Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories
- Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year - F5 Networks
- WAN Optimization Controller Vendor of the - Year Riverbed Technology
- Enterprise Video Vendor of the Year - Polycom
- Conferencing and Collaboration Service Provider of the Year - Intercall
- Software as a Service Vendor of the Year - Salesforce.com
- Infrastructure as a Service Vendor of the Year - Amazon Web Services.
• Telecom Vendor Categories:
- Telecom BSS Vendor of the Year - Amdocs
- Telecom Service Management Vendor of the Year - Comptel Corporation
- Telecom Managed Services Provider of the Year - Ericsson
- IPTV Vendor of the Year - ZTE
- Carrier Data Infrastructure Vendor of the Year - Cisco Systems
- Fixed Broadband Equipment Vendor of the Year - Huawei
- Wireless Infrastructure Vendor of the Year - Nokia Siemens Networks.
• Service Provider Categories:
- Managed Service Provider of the Year - SingTel
- Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year - NTT
- Data Communications Service Provider of the Year - Orange Business Services
- Emerging Market Service Provider of the Year - Grameenphone
- Wireless Data Service Provider of the Year - Softbank
- Wireless Service Provider of the Year - XL Axiata.
• Best of the Best:
- Most Innovative Application Provider of the Year - Urban Planet Mobile
- Vendor of the Year - Huawei
- Most Promising Service Provider of the Year - emobile
- Service Provider of the Year - XL Axiata
- Telecom Group of the Year - Axiata Group.
• CEO of the Year:
Service Provider Hasnul Suhaimi - President Director, XL Axiata.
For more details on the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards log-on to ict-awards.com/.
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