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Frost & Sullivan Honours the Best in the Asia Pacific ICT Industry


June 9, 2011 - Singapore

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, http://www.ict-awards.com/judges.shtml

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


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Enterprise Vendor Enterprise Telephony Vendor of the Cisco Systems
Categories Year
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Network Security Vendor of the Year Check Point
Software
Technologies
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Contact Center Outsourcing Service Aegis
Provider of the Year
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Business Process Outsourcing Service Tata Consultancy
Provider of the Year Services
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Unified Communications Vendor of the Cisco Systems
Year
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Contact Center Applications Vendor of Genesys
the Year Telecommunications
Laboratories
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Application Delivery Controller F5 Networks
Vendor of the Year
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WAN Optimization Controller Vendor of Riverbed
the Year Technology
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Enterprise Video Vendor of the Year Polycom
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Conferencing and Collaboration InterCall
Service Provider of the Year
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Software as a Service Vendor of the Salesforce.com
Year
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Infrastructure as a Service Vendor of Amazon Web
the Year Services
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Telecom Vendor Telecom BSS Vendor of the Year Amdocs
Categories
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Telecom Service Management Vendor of Comptel
the Year Corporation
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Telecom Network Management Vendor of NetCracker
the Year Technology Corp
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Telecom Managed Services Provider of Ericsson
the Year
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IPTV Vendor of the Year ZTE
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Carrier Data Infrastructure Vendor of Cisco Systems
the Year
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Fixed Broadband Equipment Vendor of Huawei
the Year
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Optical Vendor of the Year ZTE
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Wireless Infrastructure Vendor of the Nokia Siemens
Year Networks
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Service Provider Managed Service Provider of the Year SingTel
Categories
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Fixed Broadband Service Provider of NTT
the Year
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Data Communications Service Provider Orange Business
of the Year Services
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Emerging Market Service Provider of Grameenphone
the Year
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Wireless Data Service Provider of the Softbank
Year
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Wireless Service Provider of the Year XL Axiata
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Most Innovative Application Provider Urban Planet
Best of the Best of the Year Mobile
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Vendor of the Year Huawei
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Most Promising Service Provider of emobile
the Year
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Service Provider of the Year XL Axiata
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Telecom Group of the Year Axiata Group
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CEO of the Year: Service Provider Hasnul Suhaimi
President Director
XL Axiata
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For more details on the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards log-on to www.ict-awards.com

Peoplexs and Robert Walters are Partner Sponsors while CIO Asia, MIS Asia and Computerworld Singapore, part of the Fairfax Business Media group, are Media Partners.

Frost & Sullivan celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. Frost & Sullivan is proud to be among the top 25 companies with a history of over 50 years that participates in the Information and Consulting Industry worth US$366 billion globally.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents. To join our Growth Partnership, please visit http://www.frost.com

Media contact:
Jessie Loh
Corporate Communications - Asia Pacific
Phone: +65 6890 0942
Email: jessie.loh@frost.com

Carrie Low
Corporate Communications - Asia Pacific
Phone: +603 6204 5910
Email: carrie.low@frost.com

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