Jabra bags two awards at Frost & Sullivan 2015 Best Practices Awards:
“Asia Pacific Headset Vendor of the Year” and
“Asia Pacific Unified Communications Headset Vendor of the Year”
SINGAPORE, 18 September, 2015: Jabra, the world’s leading hands-free and innovative audio solutions provider, was recently named the 2015 Asia Pacific Unified Communications Headset Vendor of the Year for two consecutive years (2014 – 2015) and 2015 Asia Pacific Headset Vendor of the Year for three consecutive years (2013 – 2015) by leading consultancy firm, Frost & Sullivan at the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards.
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies which demonstrate outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development in regional and global markets. It is held annually in Singapore, the awards program recognizes best-in-class companies in Asia Pacific.
As a leading innovator for Unified Communications, Jabra has introduced a long series of “industry firsts” that have proved invaluable in driving the UC category forward. From launching the first ultra-noise-cancelling microphone in 1991 to the first mobile Bluetooth® headset in 2000, to launching professional headsets with touchscreens in 2009.
“We are very proud to be recognized with the Asia Pacific Headset of the year by Frost & Sullivan for consecutive years. Over the years, Jabra’s headset range has been repeatedly recognized as the benchmark for advancement and design,” said Mark Leigh, President of Jabra Asia Pacific. “The award is a clear affirmation, by key experts in the industry as well as global and regional customers, that we are setting the right direction in ensuring the highest standards for quality and innovative headsets across Asia Pacific.”
“GN Netcom had expansive growth in the Asia Pacific headset and UC headset markets. It outperformed its competitors and grabbed market share from them, while simultaneously helping the overall headset market to grow in tough economic conditions. It formed a strategic team that focused on large global and regional accounts to grow its revenue. Additionally, it launched key products such as Jabra Motion Office, Jabra Evolve and Jabra Stealth, which were much ahead of industry demand and competitors, thus positioning itself as a technology leader in the market. It further amplified its growth by strengthening relationship with leading UC vendors in the region,” said Shailendra Soni, Industry Principal for Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific’s ICT practice.
Frost and Sullivan Best Practices awards are accorded based on a set of stringent criteria, conducted by industry analysts who assess, analyze and benchmark performance across vendors through in-depth interviews as well as extensive secondary research. In its 8th edition the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognizes the best-in-class companies in Asia Pacific, commending their diligence, commitment, and innovative business strategies required to advance in the global marketplace. This program has identified many outstanding companies from the various industries, including Environment, Energy & Power, Industrial, Chemicals, Logistics, Healthcare and ICT in the Asia Pacific region.