- Awards Gala co-located with Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL): Silicon Valley Event
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2014 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards at a dinner gala held Tuesday, September 16, 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:
Accedian Networks Inc. - 2014 Global Small Cells Deployment Acceleration and Assurance Customer Value Leadership Award
Advantech Wireless - 2014 North American Gallium Nitride-Based Devices New Product Innovation Leadership Award
Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) - 2014 Asia-Pacific Policy and Program Implementation Excellence Economic Development Innovation Award
Asurion - 2014 North American Retail Product Protection Product Leadership Award
Bit Stew Systems - 2014 North American Service Solution for Utilities Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
Blakell Europlacer - 2014 Global Flexible SMT Placement Equipment Company of the Year Award
Connectloud - 2014 North American Cloud Management Platforms New Product Innovation Leadership Award
Cummins Inc. - 2014 United States Overall Best Heavy-Duty Truck Engines Product Leadership Award
Eltek - 2014 Global DC Power Systems Growth Excellence Leadership Award
2014 Global Hybrid Power Systems Customer Value Leadership Award
Enterprise Ireland - 2014 European and Central Asia Policy and Program Implementation Excellence Economic Development Innovation Award
Entex Technologies - 2014 North American Water and Wastewater Treatment Product Line Strategy Leadership Award
Frankly Chat - 2014 North American Mobile Applications Early Stage Investment Opportunity Award
FreeWave Technologies - 2014 North American Unified Industrial Wireless Platform New Product Innovation Leadership Award
Gamma Medica - 2014 Global Breast Imaging Systems Product Leadership Award
HERE, a Nokia Company - 2014 North American Automotive Connected Services Technology Innovation Leadership Award
Intel Corporation - 2014 Global Smart-City Infrastructure Emerging Market Innovation Award
Interstate Batteries, Inc. - 2014 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice Award: Overall Best Brand of Batteries
Invest Lithuania - 2014 European and Central Asia Visionary Leadership Economic Development Innovation Award
Ministry of ICT, Colombia - 2014 Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award
Moxa Inc. - 2014 Global Industrial Communication Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award
NIKSUN, Inc. - 2014 Global Network Performance Monitoring and Cyber Security Customer Value Leadership Award
Novian Health Inc. - 2014 North American Early Stage Breast Tumor Treatment Device Technology Innovation Leadership Award
Oracle Managed Cloud Services - 2014 North American Managed Cloud Customer Value Leadership Award
Plantronics - 2014 Global Contact Center and Office Headset Market Share Leadership Award
Proexport Colombia - 2014 North American and Latin American Visionary Leadership Economic Development Innovation Award
Project Loon - 2014 Global Digital Transformation Emerging Market Innovation Award
ProMéxico - 2014 North American and Latin American Visionary Leadership Economic Development Innovation Award
RingCentral - 2014 North American Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Services Market Leadership Award
Siemens Healthcare - 2014 North American Magnetic Resonance Imaging Product Leadership Award
Spindle, Inc. - 2014 United States Mobile Payments Customer Value Leadership Award
Sprinklr, Inc. - 2014 North American Big Data & Analytics New Product Innovation Leadership Award
The Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency (ISPAT) - 2014 European and Central Asia Visionary Leadership Economic Development Innovation Award
Validic - 2014 Global Healthcare Information Interoperability Customer Value Leadership Award
Veryx Technologies - 2014 Global Carrier Ethernet Testing Customer Value Leadership Award
Vitro Biopharma - 2014 North American Stem Cell Tools and Technologies Industry Technology Innovation Leadership Award
ViZn Energy Systems - 2014 North American Energy Storage Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
Zebra Technologies Corporation - 2014 Global Enterprise Asset Tracking Competitive Strategy Innovation & 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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