IBM bags Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award

IBM bags Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award


Chennai: Software major IBM said on 18 December it has received the first-ever Frost and Sullivan 2007 Market Leadership Award for Storage Solutions in India.

Frost and Sullivan, which had been conferring best practices awards in areas such as enterprise telephony, network security, database and enterprise application software, has for the first time recognized excellence in the area storage solutions in India, IBM said in a statement.

“It is an honour to be the first company to win this award in the storage solutions category in India. Receiving this award proves once against that IBM is one of the most trusted IT vendors in the country today," IBM India country manager (System Storage) Shailesh Agarwal India said.

“It continues to be our priority to provide first-class storage solutions and services that are tailored to our customers’ needs," he said, while adding, “IBM was also looking into rolling out new products developed specifically for small and medium business customers in India."

The company provides innovative technology, open standards, excellent performance and a broad portfolio of storage proven software, hardware and solutions offerings.

The Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award is given to the company that displays excellence in all areas, including the identification of market challenges, drivers and restraints as well as strategy development and methods of addressing these dynamics.