— Gala co-located with Frost & Sullivan’s Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL): Silicon Valley Event

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2014 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards at a dinner gala held Wednesday, September 17, in San Jose, Calif., at The Fairmont San Jose. The Awards gala was preceded by a 60-minute CEO Leadership Roundtable. During the session, chief executives from selected companies discussed the most pressing issues facing their companies and industries today.

The Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards are presented each year to companies that are predicted to encourage significant growth in their industries, have identified emerging trends before they became the standard in the marketplace, and have created advanced technologies that will catalyze and transform industries in the near future.

Awarded companies included:

Adtile Technologies – 2014 North American Innovative and Contextual Mobile Ad User Experience Enabling Technology Leadership Award

Akamai Technologies – 2014 Global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Mitigation Customer Value Leadership Award

Alorica – 2014 North American Contact Center Outsourcing – Healthcare Vertical New Product Innovation Award

Arbor Networks – 2014 Global Distributed Denial-of-Service Mitigation Market Leadership Award

Artiza Networks, Inc. – 2014 Global LTE and LTE-A Test Equipment New Product Innovation Leadership Award

Asetek – 2014 Global Data Center Cooling Solutions New Product Innovation Leadership Award

ATENTO – 2013 Mexican Contact Center Outsourcing Market Leadership Award

Baxano Surgical, Inc. – 2014 North American Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgical Solutions Product Line Strategy Leadership Award

Cigniti – 2014 Global Automated Software Testing Services Customer Value Leadership Award

Clinical Ink – 2014 North American eClinical Solutions Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award

Contax – 2014 Brazilian Contact Center Outsourcing Technology Leadership Award

Corista – 2014 North American Image-Centric Workflow Platforms for Digital Pathology New Product Innovation Leadership Award

eClinicalWorks – 2014 North American Population Health Management Enabling Technology Leadership Award

F Cubed, LLC. – 2014 North American MRSA Screening Technology Innovation Leadership Award

Fluke Networks – 2014 Global Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring New Product Innovation Leadership Award

GE Healthcare – 2014 North American Healthcare Financial Management New Product Innovation Leadership Award

Goodwin Biotechnology – 2014 Global Mammalian Contract Manufacturing Customer Value Leadership Award

Hoyos Labs – 2014 North American Mobile Biometrics Customer Value Leadership Award

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. – 2014 Global DC Power Systems Product Leadership Award

Incisive Surgical, Inc. – 2014 Global Mechanical Wound Closure Customer Value Leadership Award

Kaltura, Inc. – 2014 Global Online Video Platforms Growth Excellence Leadership Award

Mesh Systems – 2014 North American IoT/M2M Software Platforms Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award

NeoStem, Inc. – 2014 North American Cell Therapeutics Technology Innovation Leadership Award

NETZSCH – 2014 Global Progressive Cavity Pumps in Oil and Gas Product Leadership Award

Noble Systems – 2014 North American Outbound Dialer Market Leadership Award

Optum – 2014 North American Health Data Analytics Product Leadership Award

Riello UPS (RPS SpA) – 2014 Global Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Growth Excellence Leadership Award

Snap-on Incorporated – 2014 U.S. Automotive Technicians’ Choice: Overall Best Brand of Hand Tools Award

2014 U.S. Automotive Technicians’ Choice: Overall Best Brand of Handheld Diagnostic Tools Award

2014 U.S. Automotive Technicians’ Choice: Overall Best Brand of Power Tools Award

2014 U.S. Automotive Technicians’ Choice: Overall Best Brand of Pneumatic/Air Tools Award

2014 U.S. Automotive Technicians’ Choice: Overall Best Brand of Tool Storage Units Award

Sonic Foundry – 2014 Global Lecture Capture Solutions Market Share Leadership Award

TECSYS Inc. – 2014 North American Warehouse Management Software Technology Innovation Leadership Award

UnitedHealthcare – 2014 North American Customer Engagement Contact Center Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

Volpara Solutions – 2014 North American Breast Imaging Solutions Technology Innovation Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan partnered with HCL Excellence Awards:

Brocade Communications Systems – 2014 Excellence in New Product Launch Award

Ericsson AB – 2014 Excellence in Engineering Operations Award

The Boeing Company – 2014 Excellence in Technology Innovation Award

Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices.

For further information about the Awards Banquet, please contact a member of the Best Practices Team.

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