SOURCE: Frost & Sullivan

September 13, 2011 07:45 ET

Frost & Sullivan to Present the 2011 Best Practices Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards

Awards Banquet Co-Located With Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL): Silicon Valley Event

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2011 Best Practices Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards at a banquet held on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 in San Jose, Calif.

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.

The banquet took place from 5:15 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. on the evening of Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel, located at 170 South Market Street, San Jose, Calif., 95113.

Awarded companies include:

Agilent Technologies Inc. - 2011 Global Arbitrary Waveform Generators Enabling Technology Award (M8190A)

Biotectix, LLC - 2011 North American Biopolymers in Neurotechnology Device Applications Enabling Technology Award

Dymedix Corporation - 2011 North American Sleep Therapeutic Technologies New Product Innovation Award

Echopass Corporation - 2011 North American Hosted ACD and Hosted APO Market Share Leadership Award

gateProtect - 2011 Global Unified Threat Management Product Differentiation Excellence Award

Honeywell Process Solutions - 2011 Global Automation Services Customer Value Enhancement Award

Invention Machine Corporation - 2011 Global Innovation Management Customer Value Enhancement Award

Implico - 2011 Global Oil & Gas Downstream Distribution Automation Software Customer Value Enhancement Award

ILS Technology LLC - 2011 Global Remote Device Management Customer Value Enhancement Award

IXIA -

2011 Global Wireless Backhaul Test Equipment Market Share Leadership Award

2010 Global 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet Test Equipment Market Share Leadership Award

Jinny Software - 2011 Global Mobile Messaging Infrastructure Competitive Strategy Innovation Award

Medicago Inc. - 2011 North American Vaccines Enabling Technology Award

NXP Semiconductors - 2011 North American RFID Near Field Communication Customer Value Enhancement Award

Ormat Technologies, Inc. - 2011 North American Organic Rankine Cycle Systems for Geothermal Energy Generation New Product Innovation Award

Robert Bosch Healthcare - 2011 North American Remote Monitoring Market Share Leadership Award

Reflex Systems - 2011 Global Virtual Security Products Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award

Snap-on -

2011 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Hand-held Scan Devices

2011 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Power Tools

2011 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Tool Storage Devices

2011 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Pneumatic/Air Tools

2011 U.S. Automotive Technicians' Choice: Overall Best Brand of Hand Tools

The Alpha Group - 2011 North American DC Power Systems Competitive Strategy Innovation Award

tw telecom - 2011 North American Retail Carrier Ethernet Services Growth Leadership Award

Verint Systems Inc. - 2011 North American Video Surveillance Customer Value Enhancement Award

Vidyo - 2011 Global Videoconferencing Infrastructure Systems Product Differentiation Excellence Award

For further information on the Awards Banquet recipients, or for digital photos, please contact larissa.moreno@frost.com.

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