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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Disruptive Technology Trendsetters in the Indian ICT Industry

The 18th edition of Frost & Sullivan’s India ICT Best Practices Awards honored the digital and disruptive technology trendsetters in the industry. The awards had leading companies in the technology ecosystem compete for the most coveted titles in the ICT sector.

40 awards were presented this year that were segmented into three categories:

  • Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Enterprise Telecom Services
  • Emerging Services

Congratulating the 2020 award recipients, Benoy CS, Vice President, Digital Transformation Practice, Frost & Sullivan, said, “The 18th edition of these awards established a steep increase in the intensity of competition. A common trend observed amongst all award winners were the intense efforts they put in towards growth and their commitment to positive customer experiences. Moreover, this year witnessed brilliant innovations in products, services and effective implementation of go-to-market strategies amongst various competitors. Frost & Sullivan was proud to recognize these companies for their incredible performance, which has fuelled the growth of the Indian ICT industry. We hope this will further motivate ICT firms to continue pushing the boundaries of excellence.”

Frost & Sullivan follows its proprietary, measurement-based methodology combined with extensive research, in-depth interviews, analysis, and benchmarking to shortlist deserving companies in each category. This assessment is presented to an independent jury comprising of ICT stalwarts and industry experts, who select the final winners. With real-time performance indicators like market share, revenue growth, customer acquisitions, product/service value, and technology innovation forming the backbone of the selection process, the winners represent the best-in-class in the Indian ICT industry.

The esteemed jury members for this year’s awards included:

  • Achal Kataria, Vice President & Global Head of Technology, EXL
  • Annie Mathew, CIO, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd
  • Atul Govil, Chief Transformation Officer & Head (SAP & IT), India Glycols Limited
  • Avinash Velhal, Group CIO – India, Middle East & South Africa, Vice President – IT & Process, Atos India Pvt Ltd
  • Jignesh Gandhi, CTO, Essel Finance Management LLP
  • Kapil Mahajan, Group CIO, Safe Express
  • Keyur Desai, CIO, Essar Ports & Shipping & Head Info Security – Network & Communications, Essar Group
  • Mayank Bhargava, CIO, DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance Company Ltd
  • Mohan Shetty, Head – Technology Services, Aditya Birla Sunlife Insurance Ltd
  • Puneesh Lamba, Group CIO, CK Birla Group
  • Rajeev Pradhan, CIO, Wadia Group
  • Suresh Iyer, CIO, Blue Star Limited
  • Tarun Pandey, Executive VP-IT, Aditya Birla Capital
  • Thomas K Thomas, Senior Associate Editor & Chief of Mumbai Bureau, The Hindu Business Line
  • Tushar S. Vagal, CIO, L&T Realty (Larsen & Toubro)
  • Vijay Sethi, CIO & Head – Corporate Social Responsibility & Human Resources, Hero Moto Corp Limited

The 2020 India ICT Best Practices Awards are supported by our Media Partners – Channel TimesCIO Review IndiaCommunications TodayCXO TodayCXO Voice.comElectronics for YouSilicon IndiaTelecom Watch, and YourStory.

Recipients of the 2020 India ICT Best Practices Awards

 

Award Titles & Category
Award Recipients
Enterprise Infrastructure
2020 Indian Network Security Service Vendor
Company of the Year Award
Palo Alto Networks
2020 Indian Managed Security Service Provider – Telecom
Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications
2020 Indian Unified Communications Service Provider
Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications
Enterprise Telecom Services
2020 Indian Managed Enterprise Wi-Fi Provider
Company of the Year Award
Vodafone Idea Business Services
2020 Indian M2M Connectivity Service Provider
Company of the Year Award
Vodafone Idea Business Services
2020 Indian SDWAN Service Provider
Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications
2020 Indian Enterprise Telecom Service Provider – Large Enterprise Segment Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications
2020 Indian Enterprise Data Service Provider
Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications
2020 Indian Managed Multi Cloud Service Provider
Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications
2020 Indian Cloud Interconnect Service Provider
Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications
2020 Indian Colocation Service Provider
Company of the Year Award
ST Telemedia GDC India
2020 Indian SDWAN Platform Provider
Company of the Year Award
Versa Networks
2020 Indian Hybrid Cloud Product Provider
Company of the Year Award
Dell Technologies
Emerging Services
2020 Indian Video Managed Services Provider
Company of the Year Award
Tata Communications

 

For the complete list of award recipients, please visit: http://frost.ly/46y

To know more about the awards and partnership opportunities for the 2021 awards, please visit https://ww3.frost.com/event/calendar/india-ict-awards/. To schedule an interaction with our spokespersons, please email Srihari Daivanayagam at srihari.daivanayagam@frost.com.

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