Telstra picks up five Frost & Sullivan excellence awards

Vendor dominates in telecommunications category of sixth annual ceremony

Telco provider, Telstra, was one of the main winners of analyst firm Frost & Sullivan’s sixth annual excellence awards held in Sydney during October.

The company walked away with five awards including hosted contact centre service provider and broadband provider of the year.

A total of 18 awards were handed out in three categories, security and infrastructure, enterprise communications, and telecommunications.

Each recipient was selected based on market performance, revenue growth, and service innovation displayed during 2011.

Frost & Sullivan ANZ managing director, Mark Dougan, said in a statement that each company operated in “highly competitive segments” but had succeeded in maintaining market leadership.

The winners were:

Security and Infrastructure

Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) vendor of the year: APC by Schneider Electric

UPS service provider: Emerson Network Power

Secure content management: Websense

Network security: Juniper

Data centre services: Equinix

Security as a service: Symantec

Infrastructure as a service: Amazon Web Services

Software as a service: Salesforce.com

Enterprise Communications

Enterprise video: Cisco Systems

Contact centre applications: Genesys

Hosted contact centre service: Telstra

Application networking: Riverbed

Unified communications: Cisco Systems

Telecommunications

Managed security services: Verizon Business

Data communications: Telstra

Broadband service provider: Telstra

Mobile service: Telstra

Service provider of the year: Telstra

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