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Frost & Sullivan recognizes Asia's Top ICT companies at 2014 Asia Pacific ICT Awards

June 25, 2014





-- Telstra, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei and Tata Communications are among those honored

SINGAPORE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 11(th) 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 [http://ict-awards.com/judges.shtml]

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Media partners for the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards include CIO Asia, Top 10 of Asia, Telecoms Watch and Asia Pacific Broadcasting magazine.

About Frost & Sullivan

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Melissa Tan

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2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards Recipients





ENTERPRISE VENDORS ------------------ 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 ------------------------------------ --- TELECOMS VENDORS ---------------- 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 -------------------------------------------- ------ Wireless Infrastructure 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 ------------------------------------ ------ SERVICE PROVIDERS ----------------- 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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