Double Honors for Telstra at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Asia PacificICT Awards

SINGAPORE, July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Telstra has bagged two awards at the annual Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific ICT Awards banquet, held at the Shangri-La Singapore.  The two awards Telstra were honored with include the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Telco Cloud Service Provider of the Year and M2M Service Provider of the Year Awards.

Ms. Yu Xuan Ng, Industry Analyst, Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan said that Telstra has achieved significant revenue growth in 2016 and continues to lead the Asia-Pacific Telco Cloud Service Provider market.

“The growth can be attributed to its integrated hybrid cloud infrastructure portfolio bundled with connectivity and managed services. In addition, Telstra has also demonstrated strong commitments to expand its global portfolio by partnering with RightScale in 2016 to introduce the ‘Telstra Cloud Management Platform’,” she added.

She noted that Telstra is also offering “Network-as-a-Service” via the launch of Telstra Programmable Network. The offering helps customers embrace cloud computing by combining networks, cloud platforms, data centres, as well as Software Defined Networking (SDN)/Network Function Virtualization (NFV) capabilities into an integrated platform, offered on an on-demand and near real-time deployment basis.

“These value-added connectivity and cloud orchestration offerings have enabled Telstra to offer a robust end-to-end portfolio of managed cloud and ICT offerings,” Ms. Ng said.

In the area of M2M, Telstra’s efforts in this space were also recognized as the company continues to revolutionize businesses through its industry-leading IoT-enabled solutions.

“Telstra offers a highly modular and scalable IoT platform that delivers cost-efficient solutions, network security and best practices drawing from its vast experience and end-to-end ecosystem partnerships,” noted Mr. Avinash Sachdeva, Senior Analyst, Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan.

“The M2M Control Centre simplifies service management using advanced tools that allow remote provisioning, management, near real-time notifications, diagnostics, and troubleshooting. Telstra offers an extensive range of SIM form factors, along with ruggedized SIMs that can withstand extreme environmental conditions to suit clients’ unique requirements,” Mr Sachdeva explained.

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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