Frost & Sullivan Celebrates 10 years of Excellence at 2013 Asia Pacific ICT Awards ~Huawei, PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Axiata Group Berhad and SingTel among those recognized

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Frost & Sullivan today celebrated the 10th Annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards at The St Regis Singapore.

Founded in 2004, the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards program is now in its 10th consecutive year, and 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.

"Frost & Sullivan is proud to host the Asia Pacific ICT Awards banquet for the 10th consecutive time. When we first started back in 2004, we knew we wanted the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards to be the most anticipated event of the year by the ICT business community in Asia Pacific. We are delighted that the awards have surpassed our expectations, just like the caliber of its recipients," said Manoj Menon, Partner and Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.

The 10th Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards conferred a total of 36 awards, inclusive of 5 new award categories. Notable recipients include Huawei, Vendor of the Year; PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk, Service Provider of the Year; Axiata Group Berhad, Telecom Group of the Year; and Chua Sock Koong, SingTel Group Chief Executive Officer as Service Provider CEO of the Year.

The 5 new awards and their recipients are Comptel Corporation, Most Innovative Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year; Admob, Mobile Advertising Network of the Year; BT, UC as a Service Vendor of the Year; NTT Docomo, Mobile Commerce Service Provider of the Year; and KT, Beyond Connectivity Service Provider of the Year.

The awards enjoyed a good turnout of over 150 ICT industry players and distinguished guests such as His Excellency Mahbub Uz Zaman, High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Singapore; Ridwan Hassan, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia; Arianto Surojo, First Secretary of Economic Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia; and K. Sukomaran, Counsellor (Investment)/Director, Malaysia Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) Singapore.

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 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 2013 ICT Awards judging panel, please visit, http://www.ict-awards.com/judges.shtml

For more details on the 2013 Asia Pacific ICT Awards log-on to http://www.ict-awards.com/ or follow #apictawards on Twitter. You can also connect with Frost & Sullivan on social media, including Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare, and LinkedIn, for the latest news and updates. 

Channel News Asia is the International Broadcast Media Partner for the 10th Annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards. Media partners for the awards banquet include CIO Asia, Digital News Asia, MIS Asia, and Top 10 of Asia.

About Frost & Sullivan   

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies? Contact us: Start the discussion

Media contact:

Carrie Low
Corporate Communications – Asia Pacific
T: +603 6204 5910
E: carrie.low@frost.com

2013 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards Recipients

Category

Award Title

Recipient

Telecom

Vendors

Carrier Data Core Infrastructure Vendor of the Year

Cisco Systems

Carrier Data Edge Infrastructure Vendor of the Year

Alcatel-Lucent

Optical Vendor of the Year

Huawei

Most Innovative Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year

Comptel Corporation

Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year

Huawei

Mobile Advertising Network of the Year

Admob

Fixed Broadband Equipment Vendor of the Year

Huawei

Wireless Infrastructure Vendor of the Year

Nokia Siemens Networks

Enterprise

Vendors

Network Security Vendor of the Year

Fortinet

Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year

F5 Networks

WAN Optimization Controller Vendor of the Year

Riverbed Technology

Enterprise Telephony Vendor of the Year

Cisco Systems

Unified Communications Vendor of the Year

Microsoft

UC as a Service Vendor of the Year

BT

Enterprise Video Vendor of the Year

Cisco Systems

Conferencing Service Provider of the Year

Arkadin

Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year

Verint Systems

Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year

Teleperformance

Business Process Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year

Genpact

Infrastructure as a Service Provider of the Year

Amazon Web Services

Software as a Service Vendor of the Year

Salesforce.com

Datacenter Service Provider of the Year

Equinix

Service

Providers

Data Communications Service Provider of the Year

SingTel

Managed Service Provider of the Year

BT

Mobile Commerce Service Provider of the Year

NTT Docomo

Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year

Telekom Malaysia Berhad

Emerging Market Service Provider of the Year

Robi Axiata Limited

Most Innovative Service Provider of the Year

NTT Docomo

Wireless Service Provider of the Year

PT. Telekomunikasi Selular

Wireless Data Service Provider of the Year

Celcom Axiata Berhad

Beyond Connectivity Service Provider of the Year

KT

Telecom Cloud Service Provider of the Year

Telstra

Best of the

Best

Vendor of the Year

Huawei

Service Provider of the Year

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk

Telecom Group of the Year

Axiata Group Berhad

Service Provider CEO of the Year

Chua Sock Koong, Group Chief Executive Officer, SingTel

SOURCE Frost & Sullivan



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