MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2014 Excellence in Best Practices Awards at a dinner gala held Tuesday, December 2, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Novotel North York. The Awards gala was preceded by a 60-minute CEO Leadership Panel during which chief executives from selected companies discussed the most pressing issues facing their companies and industries today.
The Best Practices Awards are presented each year to companies that are predicted to encourage significant growth in their industries, have identified emerging trends before they became the standard in the marketplace, and have created advanced technologies that will catalyze and transform industries in the near future.
Awarded companies included:
8x8 - 2014 North American Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Services Customer Value Leadership Award
A123 Systems - 2014 Global Lithium-ion Batteries for Transportation Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
AirWatch - 2014 North American Mobile Education Product Leadership Award
Anite - 2014 Global Wireless Protocol Analyzers and Network Monitoring Systems New Product Innovation Award
Armstrong Fluid Technology - 2014 European Fluid Technology Customer Value Leadership Award
Avaya - 2014 North American Inbound Contact Center Routing Market Leadership Award; 2014 North American Interactive Voice Response Systems Market Leadership Award
Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. - 2014 Global Orthopedic Surgery Enabling Technology Leadership Award
Calgary Scientific Inc. - 2014 North American Medical Imaging Informatics Growth Capital Investment Opportunity Award
Cinemo - 2014 Global In-Vehicle Infotainment Product Leadership Award
EnerMotion Inc. - 2014 North American Automotive Waste Heat Recovery Technology Innovation Leadership Award
Entex Technologies, Inc. - 2014 North American Water and Wastewater Treatment Product Line Strategy Leadership Award
Federal-Mogul Motorparts, Wagner Brake Products - 2014 United States Replacement Brake Pads Product Leadership Award
GE Intelligent Platforms - 2014 Global Automation Software for Real-time Operational Intelligence Company of the Year Award
IBM - 2014 North American Social Media Analytics Customer Value Leadership Award
Imperva - 2014 Global Web Application Firewall Market Leadership Award
Keysight Technologies - 2014 Global Instrumentation Software Market Leadership Award
Metabolomic Technologies Inc. - 2014 North American Metabolomics-based Diagnostic Test Technology Innovation Leadership Award
Ookla - 2014 Global Broadband Internet Speed Testing Customer Value Leadership Award
OSCiAl Group - 2014 North American Carbon Nanotubes Technology Innovation Award
Rajant Corporation - 2014 Global Mesh Networking Solutions for the Industrial Environment Enabling Technology Leadership Award
ROADWARRIOR Inc. - 2013 North American Class 6-8 Emission Control and Aftertreatment System Components Aftermarket Customer Value Leadership Award
Sanovas, Inc. - 2014 Global Endoscopic Imaging New Product Innovation Leadership Award
SENSUS Communication Solutions - 2014 Canadian Reseller Contact Center and Office Headset Market Share Leadership Award
SIMCO Electronics - 2015 North American Calibration and Repair Services Service Leadership Award
SMART Technologies, Inc. - 2014 North American Interactive Whiteboards New Product Innovation Award
Star2Star Communications - 2014 North American Unified Communications Deployment Architectures Product Differentiation Excellence Award
Tempered Networks - 2014 North American Perimeter Network Security Solutions in Critical Infrastructure Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
ThingWorx, a PTC Business - 2014 Global Internet of Things Application Enablement Technology Innovation Award
Yorktel - 2014 North American Video Conferencing Services Product Line Strategy Leadership Award
ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc - 2014 North American Ultrasound Imaging Enabling Technology Leadership Award
Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards recognize 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.
For further information about the Awards Gala, please contact a member of the Best Practices Team.
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