SINGAPORE, Aug. 15, 2018 /CNW/ -- Frost & Sullivan has presented Singtel with the 2018 Asia-Pacific Managed Cloud Services Competitive Strategy, Innovation & Leadership award and the Asia-Pacific Telecom Group of the Year award at its annual ICT Awards held on 15 August in Singapore at the Shangri-La Hotel.
Ajay Sunder, Vice President, ICT Practice of Frost & Sullivan noted that Singtel is one of the largest telecom groups in Asia-Pacific. "With its strong overall performance on expansion, as well as meeting its topline and bottomline targets whilst continuing to invest in emerging technologies & services, Singtel has been recognized as the Asia-Pacific Telecom Group of the Year," he added.
At the same time, Singtel has demonstrated strong managed cloud capabilities enabled by its proprietary 'Liquid Sky' managed cloud platform, which continues to help the vendor secure key wins in 2017. With this, Singtel has also been awarded with Frost & Sullivan's 2018 Managed Cloud Services Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award.
"We are honored to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan for our business excellence and cloud capabilities. The awards are a testament to the strength of the Singtel Group as we continue to innovate and deliver leading edge services and solutions for enterprises. The accolades also recognize our efforts to help enterprises digitally transform their businesses by providing companies comprehensive cloud services that will help them operate seamlessly in the new economy," said Mr. Francis Fong, Managing Director of Enterprise Data & Managed Services, Group Enterprise, at Singtel.
The recipients of the annual Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific ICT Awards were identified based on an in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan's analysts. The award categories offered each year are carefully reviewed and evaluated to reflect the current market landscape and include new emerging trends. The short-listed companies were evaluated on a variety of actual market performance indicators which include revenue growth; market share and growth in market share; leadership in product innovation; marketing strategy and business development strategy.
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Singtel is Asia's leading communications and ICT solutions group, providing a portfolio of services from next-generation communication, technology services to infotainment to both consumers and businesses. For consumers, Singtel delivers a complete and integrated suite of services, including mobile, broadband and TV. For businesses, Singtel offers a complementary array of workforce mobility solutions, data hosting, cloud, network infrastructure, analytics and cyber-security capabilities. The Group has presence in Asia, Australia and Africa and reaches over 640 million mobile customers in 22 countries. Its infrastructure and technology services for businesses span 21 countries, with more than 428 direct points of presence in 362 cities.
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