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Outstanding Companies Honoured at 2012 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards

~Telstra receives 6 awards across 3 categories

SYDNEY, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan today honoured and recognized Australia's best at the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards banquet held at the Hilton Sydney hotel.

Founded in 2006, the Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards is now in its seventh consecutive year and seeks to recognise companies and individuals that have pushed the boundaries of excellence, rising above the competition and demonstrating outstanding performances in the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Australian market.

"We are extremely proud and happy to host the annual awards in Australia to celebrate best practices by Australian companies. Frost & Sullivan is immensely pleased to be able to recognise exceptional accomplishments and exemplary achievements in the markets we operate in and it is I am confident that this awards banquet will continue to grow and be the most anticipated event of the year by the local business community," said Mark Dougan, Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan Australia & New Zealand.

He added, "Despite the tough economic situation, these companies have demonstrated innovation, resilience and growth, rising above the competition in Australia. We are pleased to recognize their efforts and we hope this recognition inspires them to continue pushing boundaries going forward and strive for greater success."

Award recipients for the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards were identified based on in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research conducted by Frost & Sullivan's analysts. Companies are typically studied and assessed based on factors such as 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, as well as business and market strategy.

Frost & Sullivan congratulates all the recipients of the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards.

2012 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards Recipients

Category

Award Recipient

Infrastructure, Security and Hosted Services

UPS Vendor of the Year

Emerson Network Power

Datacenter Services Provider of the Year

Equinix

WAN Optimization Vendor of the Year

Riverbed Technology

Cloud Enablemenent Vendor of the Year

VMware

Infrastructure as a Service Vendor of the Year

Amazon Web Services

Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year

Stellar

Hosted Contact Center Service Provider of the Year

Telstra

Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Verizon Business

Network Security Vendor of the Year

Check Point Software Technologies

Applications & Services

Asia Pacific Healthcare IT Company of the Year

InterSystems

Software as a Service Vendor of the Year

Salesforce.com

Workforce Management Vendor of the Year

NICE Systems

Call Monitoring Vendor of the Year

Verint

Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories

Unified Communications Services Vendor of the Year

Telstra

Unified Communications Vendor of the Year

Microsoft

Communications

Data Communications Service Provider of the Year

Telstra

Enterprise Video Vendor of Year

Cisco Systems

Broadband Service Provider of the Year

Telstra

OSS Vendor of the Year

Comptel

Mobile Service Provider of the Year

Telstra

 Service Provider of the Year

Telstra



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