SYDNEY, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — 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

Category

Award Recipient

Environment

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

Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year

TPG Telecom Limited

Hosted Contact Center Service Provider of the Year

Telstra

Data Communications Service Provider of the Year

Unified Communications Service Provider of the Year

Mobile Service Provider of the Year

Telecom Service Provider of the Year

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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.

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