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Top ICT companies honoured by Frost & Sullivan

19 Jun 2015

F5 Networks, Fortinet, Huawei, AWS, Microsoft and Telstra were among a who’s who of technology companies honoured at Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Asia Pacific ICT Awards.

Telstra had triple glory, winning both Telco Cloud Service Provider of the Year and Managed Service Provider of the Year in the Enterprise division, and Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year in the Service Provider category.

Both Microsoft and Huawei took two awards, with Huawai named Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year and Telecom Equipment Vendor of the Year. Microsoft meanwhile scooped the pool for Unified Communications Vendor of the Year and Software-as-a-service Provider of the Year.

AWS was named Infrastructure-as-a-service Provider of the Year, with Fortinet taking home the award for Network Firewall Vendor of the Year.

F5 Networks win for Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year marks the seventh consecutive win for the vendor.

Andre Milroy, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific senior vice president, ICT, says the awards recognise ‘best-in-class’ companies which demonstrate excellence in the ICT sector.

“We hope that the recognition will allow ICT firms to continue growing their business and spur further achievements.

Full list of winners:

Enterprise

Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year: F5 Networks

Advanced Persistent Threat Solution Vendor of the Year: Fireeye

Network Firewall Vendor of the Year: Fortinet

Intrusion Detection and Prevention System Vendor of the Year: IBM Security

Web Application Firewall Vendor of the Year: Imperva

Enterprise Video Vendor of the Year: Cisco Systems

Hosted Telephony and UC Applications Service Provider of the Year: Orange Business Services

Collaboration Service Provider of the Year: Arkadin

Contact Centre Application Vendor of the Year: Genesys

Contact Centre Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year: Tata Consulting Services

Enterprise Telephony Vendor of the Year: NEC Corporation

Unified Communications Vendor of the Year: Microsoft

Infrastructure-as-a-service Provider of the Year: Amazon Web Services

Software-as-a-service Provider of the Year: Microsoft

Data Centre Service Provider of the Year: NTT Communications

Data Communications Service Provider of the Year: Orange Business Services

Telco Cloud Service Provider of the Year: Telstra

Managed Service Provider of the Year: Telstra

Telecom Vendor

Telecom OSS Specialist Vendor of the Year: Comptel

Telecom BSS Specialist Vendor of the Year: Redknee

Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year: Huawei

Telecom Equipment Vendor of the Year: Huawei

Service Provider

LTE Service Provider of the Year: Singtel

Mobile Service Provider of the Year: PT Telekomunikasi Selular

Mobile Data Service Provider of the Year: Idea Cellular

Most Innovative Telecom Service Provider of the Year: Idea Cellular

Emerging Market Telecom Service Provider of the Year: Smart Axiata Co

Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year: Telstra

Best of the Best

Telecom Service Provider of the Year: Bharti Airtel

Telecom Group of the Year: Telenor Group

Telecom CEO of the Year: Suphachai Chearavanont of True Corporation.

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