Best of Enterprise Connect Award Presented to Sprint for Advancing Enterprise Communications

Panel of Industry Experts Recognizes Potential of Newly Launched Sprint Business Solution with Top Award

Mar 18, 2015, 09:45 ET from UBM Tech

ORLANDO, Fla., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Connect Orlando, produced by UBM Tech, today announced Sprint Workplace-as-a-Service as the winner of the esteemed Best of Enterprise Connect award, which recognizes an exhibitor who has made the most significant technological advancements in enterprise communications and collaboration. The 25th anniversary Enterprise Connect event is taking place this week, March 16-19, at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center. For more information on Best of Enterprise Connect, visit: www.enterpriseconnect.com/bestofenterpriseconnect

The prestigious Best of Enterprise Connect Award was presented to Sprint today on the event's keynote stage, honoring their new solution, Sprint Workplace-as-a-Service. Unveiled at the event this week, Sprint Workplace-as-a-Service is a new integrated and fully managed IT and communication solution.

"We congratulate our best in show winner, Sprint, on the launch of Sprint Workplace-as-a-Service. This new offering represents innovative thinking about the evolving role of the service provider in enterprise networks," said Enterprise Connect Co-Chair Eric Krapf. "Though we've yet to see its full capability, Sprint Workplace-as-a-Service promises collaboration, integration and interoperability."

"We are extremely honored and proud to be named best in show at Enterprise Connect," said Mike Fitz, Vice President, Business Solutions at Sprint. "Being selected as Best of Enterprise Connect validates our belief that Workplace-as-a-Service is not only innovative but has the potential to be very disruptive in the marketplace."

Best of Enterprise Connect judges had previously shortlisted six finalists before naming Sprint Business as the winner. From more than 40 competitive entries, the other five finalists included: 8x8, Virtual Office Analytics; Acano Open; IBM Verse; Unify Circuit; and Vidyo VidyoMobile for Smart Glasses.

All finalists are represented on the Enterprise Connect Expo floor, which showcases the entire enterprise communications and collaboration ecosystem, including leading equipment, software and service providers.

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About Enterprise Connect
Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications and collaboration in North America. Produced by UBM Tech, Enterprise Connect brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications and collaboration hardware, software, systems and services. Enterprise Connect owns and produces No Jitter, (www.nojitter.com), providing daily blogging and analysis, and it also serves the enterprise communications community with a weekly email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit www.enterpriseconnect.com.

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