Frost & Sullivan Honors Most 'Innovative' ICT Firms

by CXOtoday News Desk    Jun 19, 2015

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Twenty-nine companies were recognized for driving the digital transformation at the  Frost & Sullivan 13th edition of its ICT India Awards in New Delhi on June 18, 2015. The awards given away across four award categories – Enterprise Infrastructure, Emerging Software Products and IT Services, Enterprise Telecom Services and Mobile & Wireless.

Innovation emerged as a key differential factor in terms of evolution of the product portfolio, especially in the telecom sector. The stabilization of the Government at the Center and increased focus on digitalization earned the confidence among investors. Hence, enterprises are increasingly investing in or are looking at technology upgrades and futuristic technology adoption more than ever, with BFSI and media segments leading the investment in this space.

Talking about the awards, Benoy CS, Director, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan said, “Despite a challenging year companies have shown technological innovations and high growth backed by constant innovation and product differentiation. For enterprises to grow further, innovation will play a major role, which will enable them to differentiate themselves from their competition.”

“The award winners demonstrated superior performances in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, and strategic product development which enabled them to drive business growth in their respective market segments,” he added.

Read more: What It Means To Be A Digital-Ready Enterprise

The awards selection involved a rigorous measurement based approach with measurement parameters applied to conduct a detailed study of each of the award contenders. The award recipients were judged on the basis of several parameters such as revenue, market share, product introduction, innovation, diversity of products and solutions, customer acquisitions, product service value and positioning, etc., which involved in-depth primary interviews of various industry participants and secondary research conducted by Frost & Sullivan analysts.

To incorporate the end-user perspective, the data was then presented to an elite panel of jury comprising of some of the most prominent CIOs/CTOs from the industry. Frost & Sullivan then presented the award to the company that achieved the number one industry rank.

 The 2015 Frost & Sullivan India ICT Award Recipients are:

 

Award Category and Title

Award Recipients

Enterprise Infrastructure

Video Conferencing Equipment Vendor of the Year

Polycom

Unified Communications Application Vendor of the Year

Avaya

Audio Conferencing Service Provider of the Year

Chorus Call

Work Force Optimization Vendor of the Year

Verint

Managed Video Conferencing Service Provider of the Year

Bharti Airtel

Web Conferencing Service Provider of the Year

CISCO

Contact Center Application Vendor of the Year

Avaya

Network Security Vendor of the Year

Fortinet

Secure Content Management Vendor of the Year

Intel Security (McAfee)

Hosted Contact Center Service Provider of the Year

Tata Communications

Technology Innovation Leadership in Cloud Telephony Solutions

Ozonetel Systems

Emerging Software Products and IT Services

Visionary Innovation Leadership: Business Intelligence

Blueocean Market Intelligence

Company of the Year: Analytics

LatentView Analytics

Visionary Innovation Leadership: Enterprise Mobility Applications

Mobiliya Technologies

IT Service Provider of the Year

HCL Services

IT Services Provider of the Year - Banking Financial Services and Insurance Sector

Infosys

IT Solutions Provider of the Year – Oil and Gas Sector

ROLTA

IT Services Provider of the Year – Transportation Sector

Tech Mahindra Limited - Travel Transportation & Logistics vertical

Enterprise Telecom Services

Enterprise Telecom Service Provider of the Year - Large Enterprise Segment

Tata Communications

Enterprise Telecom Service Provider of the Year - SMB Segment

Bharti Airtel

Enterprise 3G Service Provider of the Year

Bharti Airtel

Enterprise Mobile Service Provider of the Year

Vodafone

Third Party Data Center Service Provider of the Year

Netmagic Solutions

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year

Tata Communications

Infrastructure as a Service Provider of the Year

Netmagic Solutions

Enterprise Ethernet Provider of the Year

Tata Communications

Captive Data Center Service Provider of the Year

IBM

Mobile & Wireless

Mobile Commerce Company of the Year (B2C)

Paytm

Telecom Active Infrastructure Vendor of the Year

Ericsson India