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The best in the Asia Pacific ICT industry honoured in Singapore

Zafar Anjum | June 8, 2012
Alcatel Lucent, Axiata Group, Huawei, Microsoft, salesforce.com and ZTE among major recipients of the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT awards

Frost & Sullivan ICT Awards

All winners: Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2012

About 300 top players of the Asia Pacific ICT community gathered Thursday evening (7 June) at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore to celebrate their best and the brightest at the 9th annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2012.

The awards, organized by the business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, identify the outstanding industry achievers in the past year.

The Awards paid tribute to the outstanding performance by companies in the Enterprise, Telecom, and Service Provider segments of the Information, Communication and Technology industry.

Amazon Web Services received the Infrastructure as a Service Vendor of the Year, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories was recognized as the Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year, Carrier Data Infrastructure Vendor of the Year went to Huawei, Salesforce.com bagged the Software as a Service Vendor of the Year and Telekom Malaysia Berhad was triumphant as the Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year.

Other notable honourees were Telstra, Wireless Service Provider of the Year; Axiata Group Berhad, Telecom Group of the Year; and SingTel, Telecom Cloud Service Provider of the Year.

Ernest L. Cu of Globe Telecom was declared the CEO of the Year (Service Provider).

"2012 is another challenging and exciting year for the ICT industry," said Manoj Menon, Partner and Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan. "The impact of cloud computing is apparent. One of the first obvious effects of this type of technology is the cloud-driven transformation of whole industries. Amid this backdrop, the market for public cloud computing is set to reach US$5.8 billion by 2015, growing at a CAGR of 39 percent between 2010 and 2015. The IT industry landscape is being transformed by cloud computing as consumers and businesses depend, to a greater extent, on smart devices." 

Award recipients were evaluated based on their revenue growth, market share gains, leadership in new product introduction and innovation, breadth of products and solutions, major customer acquisition, and business and market strategy. The results are then presented to an independent panel of judges, comprising of influential personalities, decision-makers and thought leaders from the ICT sector across Asia pacific.

More details on the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards can be found at www.ict-awards.com.

 

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