Arkadin wins Frost & Sullivan 2013 Growth Leadership Award for Best Performance in European Conferencing Services Industry
Excellence in Collaboration and Unified Communications Position it for Long-term Global Leadership
“Arkadin's growth strategy has propelled the company from being a European market leader to a truly global player in the Conferencing Services Market,” says Mark Hickey, Research Analyst, ICT, Europe for Frost & Sullivan. “A series of successful acquisitions and strategic partnerships combined with a broad product portfolio has positioned the company to expand its global presence in its new era under NTT Communications.”
The Frost & Sullivan Growth Leadership Award recognizes Arkadin for excellence in strategy and performance in a market that is highly competitive, dynamic and growing. Analysts point to the following strategies for advancing Arkadin’s leadership:
- Collaboration services from leading platforms that are easily integrated into customer’s existing infrastructures.
- Multi-channel video conferencing strategy that addresses the SMB market with Arkadin’s cloud-based service in partnership with Vidyo and video managed services for more complex video requirements from any end point.
- UC-as-a-Service competencies from leading providers that are integrated with Arkadin’s high quality audio conferencing, with a service offering that can scale for global deployments.
- Mobility applications to enable fast, easy access to its audio, web and video conferencing services from mobile devices.
“Arkadin was quick to recognise that a comprehensive unified communications strategy and a broad portfolio of solutions are key requirements for growth in the Conferencing Services Market,” continued Mr. Hickey. “Their expertise and comprehensive collaboration portfolio has established them as one of the best positioned providers to capitalise on the growing demand for global collaboration solutions.”
“The award speaks to the dedication and commitment of our partners and employees in delivering on our mission of providing customers with the highest quality and most secure collaboration and UC services in the market,” says Christophe Reyes, MD, EMEA of Arkadin. “We’re thrilled with the recognition and are committed to maintaining our leadership in helping enterprises to leverage the business benefits of cloud based collaboration technologies.”
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing collaboration service providers in the world. With a vision rooted in the belief that progress emerges from people’s desire to share, Arkadin offers a complete range of remote audio, web, and video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions. The services are delivered in the SaaS model for fast, scalable deployments and a high ROI. Its global network of 51 operating centers in 32 countries has dedicated local-language support teams to service its 37,000 customers.
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