Innovative companies celebrated at black-tie gala

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2015 Excellence in Best Practices Awards at a gala held Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in San Diego, Calif., at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa. The Awards gala was preceded by a 90-minute Executive Growth Workshop, "The 15 Big Mega Trends for 2015," during which executives from selected companies discussed the most pressing issues facing their industries today.

2015 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best Practices Awards Gala

2015 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best Practices Awards Gala

The Best Practices 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:

Alestra – 2014 Mexican IT Infrastructure Outsourcing Enabling Technology Leadership Award

AppNeta – 2015 North American Application Performance Management Growth Excellence Leadership Award        

Aquasana Inc. – 2014 North American Residential Water Treatment Systems Product Line Strategy Leadership Award

Aryaka Networks – 2015 Global Network Optimization Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award

ATS International – 2014 Global Plant Data Management and Quality Optimization Solutions for Discrete Industries New Product Innovation Award

Belden Inc. – 2015 Global Industrial Physical Infrastructure Ethernet Product Line Strategy Leadership Award

Biamp – 2015 Global Installed Audio Conferencing Enabling Technology Leadership Award

ClickSoftware – 2014 North American Integrated Field Operations and Service Optimization Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award

Dover Artificial Lift – 2015 Global Artificial Lift Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award

enVerid Systems – 2015 North American HVAC Technology Innovation Award

Eppendorf – 2014 North American Liquid Handling New Product Innovation Award

Ericsson – 2014 Global Pay TV IPTV Middleware Market Leadership Award

Europlacer – 2015 Global EMS Providers for the Aerospace & Defense Industry Growth Excellence Leadership Award

EXFO – 2015 Global Performance Monitoring for Network Operators New Product Innovation Award

GE Oil & Gas Inspection Technologies – 2014 Global Eddy Current NDT Equipment New Product Innovation Leadership Award

Generac Power Systems – 2014 North American Natural Gas Generator Set Company of the Year Award

Honeywell Sensing & Control – 2015 Global Nanopower Series of Magnetoresistive Sensor ICs New Product Innovation Award

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) – 2015 Global In-Line Compact Thermal Analyzer in Opto-Electronics New Product Innovation Award

Intel Corporation – 2015 Global Video Encoding and Transcoding Technology Innovation Leadership Award by LogMeIn – 2015 North American Web Conferencing Customer Value Leadership Award

Joule – 2015 North American CO2-to-Fuels Technology Innovation Award

Level 3 Communications – 2015 North American VoIP Access and SIP Trunking Services Product Line Strategy Leadership Award

Monitronics International, Inc. – 2014 North American Residential Security Services Company of the Year Award

Neopeutics, Inc. – 2015 North American Enhanced Drug Discovery Technology Leadership Award

Omni-ID – 2015 North American RFID Tags in Manufacturing Customer Value Leadership Award

Ondot Systems – 2014 Global Mobile Banking New Product Innovation Award

Philips Healthcare – 2014 North American Ultrasound Imaging Company of the Year Award

QuickMobile – 2015 North American Mobile Event Applications Growth Excellence Leadership Award

Rhombus Power Inc. – 2015 North American Radiation Detection New Product Innovation Award

Savi Technology – 2015 Global Sensor Analytics in Commercial Applications Company of the Year Award

Sprint Corporation – 2015 North American Mobile & Wireless Green Excellence Award

TalkPoint, a PGi Company – 2014 Global Enterprise Video Webcasting Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

TMEIC – 2014 Global Solar Inverter Company of the Year Award

Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. LiDAR Division – 2015 North American Automotive ADAS Sensors Product Leadership Award

VENITI™ – 2015 European Peripheral Vascular Devices New Product Innovation Award

Vertical Communications – 2015 North American Mobile UC Enablement in Retail Customer Value Leadership Award

Voice4Net – 2014 North American Web RTC-enabled Contact Center Applications New Product Innovation Award

Voltage Security – 2015 North American Big Data Analytics Product Leadership Award

Windstream – 2014 North American VoIP and SIP Trunking Services Growth Excellence Leadership 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 Gala, please contact a member of the Best Practices Team.

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