Frost & Sullivan Honors Tech Leaders For IT, Digital Innovation

by CXOtoday News Desk    Jun 19, 2017

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Frost & Sullivan successfully concluded the 15th edition of its India ICT Awards “2017 India Digital Transformation Awards” in Mumbai. The awards program that hosted some of the leading names of Indian ICT industry was a showcase of the best practices and stellar achievements of enterprises in this sector. 

This year 31 awards were given away at the banquet, under four major categories - Enterprise Infrastructure, Emerging Software Products and IT Services, Enterprise Telecom Services, and Mobile & Wireless. Some of these companies have also set global benchmarks for technologies set to catalyze and transform industries in the near future.

Talking about the winners this year, Benoy C.S., Director & Business Unit Head, Digital Transformation (ICT) Practice, Frost & Sullivan, said, “The awards recipients excelled in this highly competitive marketplace; with their innovative business models, Go-to market strategies coupled with outstanding execution skill. Frost & Sullivan is proud to recognize these companies for their incredible performance that helps in corporate growth. We hope this will help ICT firms to continue to push the boundaries of excellence.”

Frost & Sullivan’s rigorous measurement-based methodology and parameters to select the award recipients indeed represent the best-in-class. The assessment process involved participation from some of the industry experts and renowned names in the Indian ICT sector as the jury. These independent panels of judges and senior Frost & Sullivan spokespersons deliberated on the findings from the Frost & Sullivan analyst teams and finalized the winners.

The esteemed jury panel for the Frost & Sullivan 2017 India Digital Transformation Awards included:

- Alok Kumar, Vice President and Global Head - Internal IT and Shared Services, TATA Consultancy Services

- Anjani Kumar, Sr. Vice President & Global Chief Digital Officer, Collabera

- Anup Mandal, Chief Information Officer, HT Media Limited

- Avinash Velhal, Group CIO – India, Middle East & APAC,Vice President, Head-IT & Process, Atos India

- Dinesh Kumar, Chief Information Officer, Wave Infratech

-Gururaj Rao, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Group

- Jayantha Prabhu, Group Chief Information Officer, Essar Group

- Jignesh Gandhi, Chief Operating Officer, Essel Finance Group

- Kersi Tavadia, Chief Information Officer, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

- Mohit Girotra, Global Head - Information Technology, GENPACT

- Pratap Gharge, Executive Vice President & CIO, Bajaj Electricals

- R P Rath, Sr. Vice President - Technology, Quatrro Global Services Pvt. Ltd.

- Sanjay Prasad, Chief Information Officer, The Tata Power Company Limited

- Sumit Puri, Chief Information Officer, Max Healthcare

- Sunil Sirohi, Chief Information Officer, NIIT Ltd

- Umesh Mehta, Chief Information Officer - India, Jubilant Life Sciences Limited

- Veneeth Purushotaman, Chief Information Officer, Fortis Healthcare

- Vijay Sethi, Chief information Officer & Head-CSR, Hero MotoCorp Limited

- Vikram Idnani, Chief Information Office, Trent Limited

-   Vipin Kumar, Group Chief Information Officer, Escorts Limited

- Yagnesh, Parikh, Chief Technology Officer, ICICI Securities

The event witnessed an attendance of more than 100 CXOs, industry front-runners and was supported by media partners Channel Times, CXO Today, among others.

Recipients of Frost & Sullivan 2017 India Digital Transformation Awards

Award Titles and Categories
Award Recipients
Enterprise Infrastructure
Managed Security Service Provider of the Year Wipro Ltd.
Network Security Vendor of the Year Fortinet
Information Rights Management Vendor of the Year Seclore
Web Security Vendor of the Year Forcepoint
Data Loss Prevention Vendor of the Year Symantec Software Solutions Pvt.Ltd.
Endpoint Security Vendor of the Year Symantec Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Unified Communications Application Vendor of the Year Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Hosted Contact Center Service Provider of the Year Tata Communications
Conferencing Service Provider of the Year Airtel Business
Cloud VC Solutions Vendor of the Year CISCO
Emerging Software Products & IT Services
Digital Transformation Services Provider of the Year - Banking Financial Services and Insurance Sector Accenture
Digital Transformation Services Provider of the Year - Healthcare Wipro GE Healthcare
Digital Transformation Services Provider of the Year - Telecom Tech Mahindra Ltd.
Digital Transformation Services Provider of the Year - SMB Segment Happiest Minds
Analytics Solutions Provider of the Year LatentView
Fintech Solution of the Year FundsIndia
Artificial Intelligence Solution/Product of the Year Fluid AI
Virtual Reality Provider of the Year SmartVizX
Agriculture Solution Provider of the Year AgroStar
Enterprise Telecom Services
Enterprise 4G Service Provider of the Year Airtel Business
Enterprise Telecom Service Provider of the Year - SMB Segment Vodafone
Enterprise Telecom Service Provider of the Year - Large Enterprise Segment Tata Communications
Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year Tata Communications
Third Party Datacenter Service Provider of the Year Tata Communications
IoT New Product/Service Innovation Award Tata Communications
SIP Trunk New Product/Service Innovation Award Reliance Communications
Enterprise Mobility Management Provider of the Year VMware
Managed Hybrid Cloud Service Provider of the Year Netmagic Solutions
Public Cloud Service Provider of the Year Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Mobile & Wireless
4G (LTE) Network Vendor of the Year Ericsson India
Telecom Mobile Wallet of the Year Vodafone Mpesa, India