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2020 Shortlist

Most Innovative Blockchain for Telecoms Strategy

  • CSG
  • Jio Platforms
  • PCCW Global
  • Whale Cloud

Most Innovative IoT/M2M Strategy

  • Aptilo Networks
  • F-Secure (with Windstream and Actiontec)
  • Incognito Software
  • Plume
  • ZTE

Most Innovative Security Strategy

  • A10 Networks
  • Axis Security
  • Keysight Technologies
  • NetNumber
  • Plume
  • Sprint
  • Synamedia

Company of the Year (Private)

  • Altiostar Networks
  • Arrcus
  • Cohere Technologies
  • DriveNets
  • World Wide Technology
  • ZenFi Networks

Outstanding Components Vendor

  • Acacia Communications
  • LotusFlare
  • Precision OT
  • Xilinx

Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor

  • Amdocs
  • Matrixx Software
  • MDS Global
  • Netcracker Technology
  • Openet
  • Whale Cloud

Most Innovative Business Cloud Service

  • Comcast Business
  • Orange
  • Vonage
  • Unified Office

Most Innovative Telco Cloud Product Strategy (Vendor)

  • Affirmed Networks
  • Altiostar
  • DriveNets
  • Enea Openwave
  • Netcracker
  • Optiva
  • Volta Networks

Company of the Year (Public)

  • Amdocs
  • Ciena
  • CommScope
  • Fortinet
  • Vonage

Most Innovative Telco Cloud Strategy (Network/Data Center Operator)

  • Colt Technology Services
  • HGC Global Communications
  • PCCW Global

Most Innovative Cable/Video Product or Service

  • Amdocs – MarketONE
  • CommScope – RD1322 2x2 Remote PHY Device
  • Promptlink – Network NoiseHawk
  • Synamedia – Smart Rate Control
  • ZTE – 5G Live TV 

Most Innovative Mobile/Wireless Product or Service

  • Amdocs Management
  • Cohere Technologies
  • Rakuten, Intel and Altiostar Networks

Most Innovative Private Wireless Networks Strategy

  • Boingo Wireless
  • Celona
  • Federated Wireless
  • Mavenir
  • Nokia

Most Innovative Telecoms Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH)

  • AT&T and Colt Technology Services – MEF Sonata LSO API
  • Cisco – 8000 Series router
  • Ericsson – Router 6673
  • Infinera – XR Optics
  • Microchip – META-DX1 Ethernet PHY device family
  • RtBrick – RtBrick Full Stack

 Most Innovative AI/Analytics Strategy

  • A1 Telekom Austria – SARA
  • Altran – NetAnticipate5G
  • B-Yond – B-Yond Clarity
  • Cujo AI – Cujo AI Lens
  • EXFO – Nova SensAI
  • Huawei Technologies – Huawei iMaster NCE
  • Jio/Guavus IQ AI/Analytics Strategy
  • Transaction Network Services – TNS Call Guardian
  • Netcracker Technology – Netcracker 2020 Advanced Analytics Solution

Most Innovative SD-WAN Service

  • Colt Technology Services
  • Comcast Business
  • Masergy
  • Verizon
  • CenturyLink

Most Innovative SD-WAN Product Strategy (Vendor)

  • Amdocs
  • Fortinet
  • Spirent Communications
  • Ekinops
  • VMware's "Network of Clouds Services (NOCS)" Strategy
  • Versa Networks, in partnership with NetCracker

Most Innovative Edge Computing Strategy

  • Accedian and the MobiledgeX ecosystem
  • AlefEdge – The Manhattan Project with an Open Autonomous Edge
  • Altran – Edge Computing Solution (ENSCONCE) for Multi-Operator Federation
  • Mutable – Public Edge Cloud
  • Red Hat – Edge Computing Strategy with Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • SK Telecom – Edge "hyper-collaboration" strategy for multi-cloud edge deployment and edge service innovation
  • Vapor 10 – Kinetic Edge Exchange
  • Volterra – VoltStack and VoltMesh
  • ZTE – One-Stop Common Edge Solution

Most Innovative 5G Technology

  • Altiostar Networks
  • Arrcus
  • Enea
  • Etiya
  • Kaloom
  • Mavenir
  • Wind River
  • ZTE

Most Innovative 5G Strategy

  • AT&T
  • Cradlepoint
  • Linux Foundation Networking
  • Parallel Wireless and Comba Telecom
  • Radisys
  • SK Telecom
  • ZTE

Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor

  • EXFO
  • Infovista
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Netrounds
  • Sandvine
  • Spirent Communications
  • Tutela Technologies
  • VIAVI Solutions