2015 Asia Pacific ICT Awards

17th June 2015 | The Westin Singapore

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Awards Overview

Frost & Sullivan, the growth partnership company, provides cutting-edge innovative growth solutions and strategies to some of the world's leading Global 1000 companies. With the largest team of analysts in Asia Pacific, the Frost & Sullivan ICT Practice is dedicated to researching the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in the region. Our detailed and rigorous analysis of the region's information, communications technology and telecommunications industry, provides business intelligence to some of the largest and most influential companies in Asia Pacific.

The Frost & Sullivan Awards are presented to companies that demonstrate best practices in their industry, commending the diligence, commitment, and innovative business strategies required to advance in the global marketplace.

Founded in 2004, the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards program is now in its 12th consecutive year, and seeks to recognize companies and individuals that have pushed the boundaries of excellence - rising above the competition and demonstrating outstanding performance across Asia Pacific.

Selection Process

Frost & Sullivan follows a rigorous measurement based methodology to select the recipients in each category.
The following measurement parameters will be used in conducting the detailed study of each nominated company based on actual market performance indicators.
Some variations on specific measurements may apply to certain categories. Base year for benchmarking study is financial year 2013.
• Revenue growth
• Market share in specific category and growth in market share
• Demonstrated leadership in new product introduction and innovation
• Breadth of products and solutions
• Major customer acquisitions
• Business/market strategy

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Criteria

2015 Awards Recipients

Enterprise Vendor Categories
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 Inc
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 Center Applications Vendor of the Year Genesys
Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year Teleperformance
Business Process Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year Tata Consultancy 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 Center 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 Ltd
Most Innovative Telecom Service Provider of the Year Idea Cellular Ltd
Emerging Market Telecom Service Provider of the Year Smart Axiata Co Ltd
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 PLC

2014 Awards Recipients

Enterprise Vendor Categories
Network Security Vendor of the Year Palo Alto Networks
Web Security Vendor of the Year Blue Coat
Web Application Firewall Vendor of the Year Imperva
Advanced Persistent Threat Solution Vendor of the Year Fireeye
Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year F5 Networks
Unified Communications Vendor of the Year Microsoft
UC as a Service Vendor of the Year BT
Enterprise Video Vendor of the Year Polycom
Collaboration Service Provider of the Year Arkadin
Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year Verint
Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year Teleperformance
Business Process Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year Tata Consultancy Services
Data Communications Service Provider of the Year Tata Communications
Data Center Service Provider of the Year NTT Communications Corporation
Software as a Service Provider of the Year Salesforce.com
Infrastructure as a Service Provider of the Year Amazon Web Services
Telecom Cloud Service Provider of the Year Telstra
Managed Service Provider of the Year BT

Telecom Vendor Categories
Telecom Carrier Data Infrastructure Vendor of the Year Huawei
Telecom Optical Vendor of the Year Alcatel-Lucent
Fixed Broadband Equipment Vendor of the Year Huawei
Wireless Infrastructure Vendor of the Year Huawei
Telecom OSS specialist Vendor of the Year Netcracker
Telecom BSS Specialist Vendor of the Year Netcracker
Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year Huawei
Mobile Social Network of the Year Line Corporation
eCommerce Provider of the Year Alibaba
Telecom Equipment Vendor of the Year Huawei

Service Provider Categories
LTE Service Provider of the Year NTT DOCOMO, Inc.
M2M Service Provider of the Year Telstra
Emerging Market Telecom Service Provider of the Year Dialog Axiata PLC
Most Innovative Telecom Service Provider of the Year PT XL Axiata TBK
Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year Telekom Malaysia Berhad
Wireless Service Provider of the Year Telstra

Best of the Best
Telecom Service Provider of the Year SoftBank Telecom Corp.
Telecom Group of the Year Axiata Group Berhad
Telecom Service Provider CEO of the Year SoftBank Telecom Corp.

2013 Awards Recipients

Enterprise Vendor Categories
Network Security Vendor of the Year Fortinet
Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year F5 Networks
WAN Optimization Controller Vendor of the Year Riverbed Technology
Infrastructure as a Service Provider of the Year Amazon Web Services
Software as a Service Vendor of the Year Salesforce.com
Datacenter Service Provider of the Year Equinix
Enterprise Telephony Vendor of the Year Cisco Systems
Unified Communications Vendor of the Year Microsoft
UC as a Service Vendor of the Year BT
Enterprise Video Vendor of the Year Cisco Systems
Conferencing Service Provider of the Year Arkadin
Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year Verint Systems (Asia Pacific)
Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year Teleperformance
Business Process Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year Genpact

Telecom Vendor Categories
Carrier Data Core Infrastructure Vendor of the Year Cisco Systems
Carrier Data Edge Infrastructure Vendor of the Year Alcatel-Lucent
Optical Vendor of the Year Huawei
Most Innovative Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year Comptel Corporation
Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year Huawei
Mobile Advertising Network of the Year Admob
Fixed Broadband Equipment Vendor of the Year Huawei
Wireless Infrastructure Vendor of the Year Nokia Siemens Networks

Service Provider Categories
Data Communications Service Provider of the Year SingTel
Managed Service Provider of the Year BT
Mobile Commerce Service Provider of the Year NTT Docomo
Emerging Market Service Provider of the Year Robi Axiata Limited
Telecom Cloud Service Provider of the Year Telstra
Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year Telekom Malaysia Berhad
Most Innovative Service Provider of the Year NTT Docomo
Beyond Connectivity Service Provider of the Year KT
Wireless Data Service Provider of the Year Celcom Axiata Berhad
Wireless Service Provider of the Year PT. Telekomunikasi Selular

Best of the Best
Vendor of the Year Huawei
Service Provider of the Year PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk
Telecom Group of the Year Axiata Group Berhad
CEO of the Year: Service Provider Chua Sock Koong, Group Chief Executive Officer, SingTel

Past Awards Recipients

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Our Judges

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Ajay Sunder
Vice President, ICT-Telecoms, Asia Pacific
Frost & Sullivan

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Andrew Milroy
Senior Vice President, ICT, Asia Pacific
Frost & Sullivan

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Edison Yu
Director, ICT- Enterprise, Asia Pacific
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Panel Judging Telecom Vendors
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Wilfred Kwan
Chief Operating Officer
Global Cloud Xchange

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Steve Clark
Head of Global Solution Sales
Telstra Global

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Rudi Frey 
Executive Advisor Fixed Network,
Operations Head PLDT, SMART,
SUN & Advisor Project Management
Governance at PLDT, SMART & SUN
PLDT Group

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Sanjay Yadave
Sales Director, South East Asia
BT Global Services

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Panel Judging Service Providers
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Augustin du Payrat
Director,
Customer Engagement Solutions,
ASEAN and Global Accounts
Avaya

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Andrew Pickup
Senior Director, Communications
Microsoft Asia

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Ras Scollay 
Regional Sales Director, Asia Pacific
CenturyLink Technology Solutions

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Anthony Houlahan
Vice President, Head of Strategy
South East Asia & Oceania
Ericsson

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James Forth 
Business Development Director ASEAN
Datapipe

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Jonathan Ang 
Director,
Solution Strategy & Marketing,
Southern Pacific Region
Huawei Technologies

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Panel Judging Enterprise
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Michael Willis
Vice President
APAC Head of Production Services
Technology Services Group
BNY Mellon

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Darrel Wang
Senior Director,
Head of IT,
Asia Pacific
Quintiles

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Joseph Tan 
Executive Vice President
Chief Technology Officer
Certis CISCO 

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Gabey Goh
Editor, Singapore
Digital News Asia

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Ken Soh 
CIO and Director e-Strategies
BH Global Corporation Ltd

         

 

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In Asia Pacific, the Awards program has been running since 2003. To recognize the outstanding performance and achievement of companies, Frost & Sullivan honor companies across various industries to gather together and celebrate at the Awards ceremony

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Nominations are not required. Nominations are made by Frost & Sullivan's analyst team following a rigorous measurement based methodology via selection within the Asia Pacific's ICT industry for each award category. If you would like to ensure if your company has been nominated, please contact us for more information

The nominees will be evaluated based on actual market performance indicators (measurements) such as revenue growth, market share in specific category and growth in market share; demonstrated leadership in new product introduction and innovation; breadth of products and solutions, and major customer acquisitions.

Some variations to measurements may apply for certain award categories. To know more about the specific criteria for each award category, please see award categories

In 2013, the Awards saw both global as well as emerging companies claiming coveted titles offered within four distinct categories – enterprise vendors, telecom vendors, service providers and the best of the best. To view this year's categories, please see the Award Categories page.

Frost & Sullivan takes every precaution to ensure that the information supplied by companies is kept confidential at all times. In the case of the awards,

• (a) Frost & Sullivan will not use information gathered for the awards for publication without prior consent from each short listed company

• (b) If your company is selected as an award recipient, Frost & Sullivan will prepare an awards commendation (subject to awards package)

highlighting the key achievements and winning strategies adopted by your company. This document will only be published upon prior approval by your company.

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  • The Westin Singapore
    12 Marina View,
    Asia Square Tower 2,
    Singapore 018961

Contact Us

For Award and Banquet Enquiries, please contact:
Corcin Tan (Ms)
Account Manager, Best Practices Division
+65.6890.0973
+65.6890.0988
corcin.tan@frost.com

Cindy Gan (Ms)
Director, Best Practices & Summits, Asia Pacific
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