News : Frost & Sullivan Recognises 15 Companies at the Australia Excellence Awards
Sydney, Dec. 4, 2014 -- Frost & Sullivan held its annual Australia Excellence Awards on 4 December 2014 at Hilton Sydney, presenting a total of 21 awards to companies across the industries of Environment and Information & Communication Technologies.
Founded in 2006, the Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards is now in its 9th consecutive year and seeks to recognise companies and individuals that have pushed the boundaries of excellence, rising above the competition and demonstrating outstanding performance in the Australian market.
"We are happy to host the annual awards in Australia to celebrate the achievements and hard work of Australian companies. By recognising their efforts, we hope that these awards encourage market players to continue to strive for greater success across industries," said Mark Dougan, Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan Australia & New Zealand.
Award recipients for the 2014 Australia Excellence Awards were identified based on extensive secondary research conducted by Frost & Sullivan's analysts, in-depth interviews and analysis. In order to identify best practices, companies are typically studied on their revenue growth, market share and growth in market share, leadership in new product introduction and innovation, breadth of products and solutions, major customer acquisitions, subscribers and growth in subscriber base, and business/market strategy.
Frost & Sullivan congratulates all the recipients of the 2014 Australia Excellence Awards.
2014 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards Recipients
Integrated Facilities Management Company of the Year — ISS
Waste Management Company of the Year — SITA Australia
Water Technology Company of the Year — Baleen Filters Pty Limited
Information and Communication Technology:
Email Security Vendor of the Year — Trend Micro
Web Security Vendor of the Year — Symantec (Australia) Pty Ltd
Network Firewall Vendor of the Year — Palo Alto Networks Australia
Cloud Contact Center Vendor of the Year — IPScape
Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year — Interactive Intelligence
Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year — Stellar
Cloud Enablement Platform Vendor of the Year — VMware
Infrastructure as a Service Provider of the Year — Amazon Web Services
Business Productivity as a Service Provider of the Year — Microsoft
Data Center Service Provider of the Year — NEXTDC
Mobile Device Management Vendor of the Year — Airwatch by VMware
Unified Communications Vendor of the Year — Microsoft — TPG Telecom Limited
Hosted Contact Center Service Provider of the Year — Telstra
Data Communications Service Provider of the Year — Telstra
Unified Communications Service Provider of the Year — Telstra
Mobile Service Provider of the Year — Telstra
Telecom Service Provider of the Year — Telstra
The 2014 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards was held in conjunction with the Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Congress 2014: Australia.
Media partners for the awards include Asia Research News and iStart.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Friday, December 5, 2014