MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, honored recipients of its 2012 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards, along with the HCL Customer Excellence Awards at presentations held Tuesday, September 11, in San Jose, Calif., at The Fairmont San Jose.
The consulting firm recognizes companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices.
Frost & Sullivan presented the Customer Excellence Awards in partnership with HCL on Tuesday during a luncheon presentation by Frost & Sullivan's Global President and Managing Partner Krishna Srinivasan, and HCL Executive Vice President and Global Head of Sales and Practice, Engineering and R&D Services Sandeep Kishore.
Awarded companies included:
Cisco Systems, Inc. - 2012 Excellence in Engineering Operations Award
Meggitt PLC - 2012 Excellence in Technology Innovation Award
Symantec Corporation - 2012 Excellence in New Product Launch Award
The Excellence in Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards Banquet was held Tuesday evening and was preceded by a 60-minute CEO Roundtable. During the session, chief executives from selected companies discussed the most pressing issues facing their companies and industries today.
Awarded companies included:
8x8 Inc. - 2012 North American Hosted IP Telephony and UC Services Market Share Leadership Award
ac² Solutions - 2012 North American Hosted WFM Product Differentiation Excellence Award
Aerofficient LLC. - 2012 North American Trailer Aerodynamics New Product Innovation Award
Agency for Science, Technology and Research - 2012 Asian Pacific Applied Sciences and Technology National Innovation Development Award
Avaya Inc. - 2012 North American Inbound Contact Center Routing Systems Market Share Leadership Award
Cavium, Inc. - 2012 North American Small and Medium Sized Semiconductor Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
Comcast Business Services - 2012 North American MSO Ethernet Services Competitive Strategy Leadership Award
GE Healthcare - 2012 North American Breast Imaging Equipment Product Line Strategy Award
Heller Industries - 2012 Global SMT Reflow Soldering Equipment Customer Value Enhancement Award
HP TippingPoint - 2012 North American Vulnerability Research Market Share Leadership Award
Mach 7 Technologies - 2012 Global Enterprise Imaging Informatics Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
Mojix Inc. - 2012 North American Passive Radio-frequency Identification Readers Product Leadership Award
Novus International - 2012 North American Prebiotics for Animal Health New Product Innovation Award
Redpine Signals, Inc. - 2012 Global Wireless Solutions and RTLS Technology Innovation Award
Sanovas Inc. - 2012 North American Pulmonary Disease Treatment New Product Innovation Award
Senova Systems, Inc. - 2012 North American pH Sensors New Product Innovation Award
Sitecore - 2012 Global Customer Engagement Platforms Technology Innovation Award
Snap-on Incorporated -
2012 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Hand-held Scan Devices
2012 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Tool Storage Devices
2012 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Power Tools
2012 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Pneumatic/Air Tools
2012 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Hand Tools
Tektronix - 2012 North American Calibration Services Market Share Leadership Award
Trustwave - 2012 Global Web Content Filtering Products Product Differentiation Excellence Award
U-Systems, Inc. -
2012 North American Breast Imaging Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
2011 North American Automated Breast Ultrasound Technology Innovation Award
Virtela - 2012 North American Managed WAN Optimization Services Product Leadership Award
WatchGuard Technologies - 2012 North American Email Content Security Product Quality Leadership Award
The Awards are presented each year to companies that are predicted to encourage significant growth in their industries, identified emerging trends before they became the standard in the marketplace, and created advanced technologies that will catalyze and transform industries in the near future.
For further information about the Awards Banquet, please contact a member of the Best Practices Team.
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