2017

Frost & Sullivan 2016 India ICT Awards

Tata Communications Receives Accolades for its Five Awards at Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 India Digital Transformation Awards

Enterprise Telecom Service Provider of the Year- Large Enterprise Segment
Third year in a row

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year
Ninth year in a row

Hosted Contact Centre Service Provider of the Year
Sixth year in a row


Third Party Datacenter Service Provider of the Year
Second year in a row

IoT New Product/Service Innovation Award
First time winner - new award category



Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global

Positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services for the fourth year in a row 

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CIO CHOICE 2017 Honor & Recognition

Digital Transformation Enabler in the Large Enterprise category

2016

Frost & Sullivan

2016 Asia-Pacific Managed Unified Communications Services Provider of the Year

Aon Hewitt 

Best Employer in India

Carrier’s World Awards

Best Wholesale Carrier – Global (Winner)

Capacity Global Carrier Awards

 
  • Best Global Wholesale Carrier – Voice (Winner)
  • Best Global Wholesale Carrier – Data (Finalist)
  • Best Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier (Finalist)
  • Best Voice Service Innovation – Mature Markets (Finalist)
  • Best Unified Communications Innovation (Finalist)

 

Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Awards

Wholesale Service Provider of the Year – APAC

Best Enterprise Application Award - Media
 


Third Network Proof of Concept - a collaborative proof of concept
which simulated a new type of network experience that builds on our vision of making the Internet fit for business.
(http://tataco.ms/NnyBZP)

 
World Communication Awards
 
  • Best Wholesale Operator (Winner) 
  • Best Network Transformation Initiative (Finalist) - Tata Communications Transformation Services - Architecting the Telco Transformation 
  • CEO of the Year (Finalist) – Vinod Kumar
 
Frost & Sullivan 2016 India ICT Awards

Tata Communications was recognised for outstanding business performance in six categories:

 

 

Enterprise Telecom Service Provider of the Year- Large Enterprise Segment

Second year in a row

 

Enterprise Ethernet Provider of the Year

Third year in a row

 

Hosted Contact Centre Service Provider of the Year

Fifth year in a row

 

 

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year

Eighth year in a row

 

Third Party Datacenter Service Provider of the Year

 

 

Enterprise VOIP Provider of the Year

         

 


2015
Frost & Sullivan 2015 India ICT Awards

Tata Communications was recognised for outstanding business performance in four categories:

Enterprise Telecom Service Provider of the Year – Large Enterprise 

Congratulating Tata Communications on the award, Mr Benoy CS, Director ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan said, "Tata Communications has emerged as one of the leading brands in the Indian telecom space and has earned a very prestigious position among large enterprises. Tata Communications has leveraged its robust sales structure to deliver a customised and differential experience to specific customer types and segments. Its noteworthy expertise in wireline data, managed services and cloud services portfolio has enabled Tata Communications to emerge as a successful player in the large enterprise category. Its constant zeal to invest and expand its infrastructure to offer unparalleled service levels and scalability for large enterprises has ensured that it continues to be a provider to be sought after."

 

Enterprise Ethernet Provider of the Year (second year in a row)

Mr. Benoy CS, Director ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan congratulated Tata Communications as the "largest Indian Ethernet player with a strong global presence and reputation. With its focus on innovation and strong investments in the Ethernet space, it has continued its dominance in the market and is the only Indian operator offering next generation Ethernet as well as Low Latency Ethernet. Their substantial global network enables them to enhance the depth of their portfolio in Ethernet with new services like International Ethernet and iMPLS, bringing best-in-class global standards to the Indian ecosystem."

 

Hosted Contact Centre Service Provider of the Year (fourth year in a row)

"Tata Communications continues to lead the Hosted Contact Centre market with a significant market share of 64.8% and revenue growth of 45% in CY 2014. Tata Communications has been constantly enhancing its cloud contact centre services to provide a superior experience for its customers. Its key differentiator is the single, secure and unified service level agreement (SLA) for all physical transport, voice, network, data centre and application services; complimented by a complete suite of partners who are some of the best across virtualisation, storage, network load balancing and health monitoring solutions." - Mr Benoy CS, Director ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan

 

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year (seventh year in a row)

Congratulating Tata Communications on the award, Mr Benoy CS, Director ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan, said, “Tata Communications has continued to remain the go-to provider in the Enterprise Data space. It offers the largest amount of internet capacity in India with a best-in-class customer experience provided to both national and international enterprises in India. They are also constantly evolving their portfolio to meet market needs and invest in innovation by bringing to the table global standards and products in the Enterprise Data space. They offer a compelling value proposition to enterprises that covers the spectrum of services in the data space translating into them being the preferred choice for enterprises in India."

 

 

 

Leading Lights 2015 - Most Innovative Enterprise Service: IZO™ Internet WAN 

Awarded to the communications service provider (cable, fixed, mobile) that has launched the most innovative business service for enterprise corporate users during the past year. 

Learn more about IZO™ Internet WAN.

Read more about Leading Lights Awards.

 

 

2014
Frost & Sullivan 2014 Asia Pacific ICT Awards

Data Communications Service Provider of the Year

Frost & Sullivan 2014 Best Practices Awards

Asia Pacific UC as a Service Product Line Strategy Award

Frost & Sullivan 2014 India ICT Awards

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year (sixth year in a row)
Audio Conferencing Service Provider of the Year
Third Party Data Centre Service Provider of the Year
Enterprise Ethernet Provider of the Year

Current Analysis: Tata Communications - Global IP VPN Service, Priority Ethernet, Dedicated Ethernet

Rated as 'Strong' in the global data WAN segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications - Wholesale

Rated as 'Very Strong' in the global wholesale segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications - Global Enterprise

Rated as 'Very Strong' in the global enterprise, business network and IT services segment

MEF 2014 Ethernet Excellence Awards 

Best Service of the Year - Global 2014

Best Application of the Year - Media/Sports/Entertainment 2014 (for work with Formula 1®) 

Global Carrier Awards 2014

Awarded the Judges Choice award in recognition of CDN network’s capabilities and achievements

2013

The Forrester Wave™: Asia Pacific Carrier Ethernet Services Q4 20131

Tata Communications is positioned as a Leader in this Forrester Wave™

The Forrester Wave™: Managed Global MPLS Services Q1 20132

Tata Communications is positioned as a Strong Performer in this Forrester WaveTM

Frost & Sullivan 2013 India ICT Awards 

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year
Hosted Contact Centre Service Provider of the Year
Third Party Managed Services Provider of the Year
Managed Video Conferencing Service Provider of the Year 

Frost & Sullivan 2013 Best Practices Awards

Asia Pacific Managed Video Collaboration Service Provider of the Year

Current Analysis: Tata Communications - Global IP VPN Service, Priority Ethernet, Dedicated Ethernet

Rated as 'Competitive' in the Global Data WAN segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications - Integrated Business Video Systems

Rated as "Threatening" in the Video segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications - Wholesale

Rated as 'Very Threatening' in the Global Wholesale segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications - Global Enterprise

Rated as 'Very Threatening' in the Global Enterprise, Business Network and IT Services segment

Regional Service Provider of the Year APAC 2013

MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2013

Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application of the Year APAC 2013

MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2013 (for work with Formula 1®) 

 

The Forrester Wave™: Asia Pacific Carrier Ethernet Services Q4 20132

Tata Communications is positioned as a 'Leader' in this Forrester Wave™

The Forrester Wave™: Managed Global MPLS Services Q1 20133

Tata Communications is positioned as a 'Strong Performer' in this Forrester Wave™

Frost & Sullivan 2013 India ICT Awards 

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year
Hosted Contact Centre Service Provider of the Year
Third Party Managed Services Provider of the Year
Managed Video Conferencing Service Provider of the Year 

Frost & Sullivan 2013 Best Practices Awards

Asia Pacific Managed Video Collaboration Service Provider of the Year

Current Analysis: Tata Communications – Global IP VPN Service, Priority Ethernet, Dedicated Ethernet

Rated as ‘Competitive’ in the Global Data WAN segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications – Integrated Business Video Systems

Rated as ‘Threatening’ in the Video segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications – Wholesale

Rated as ‘Very Threatening’ in the Global Wholesale segment 

Current Analysis: Tata Communications – Global Enterprise

Rated as ‘Very Threatening’ in the Global Enterprise, Business Network and IT Services segment

 

2012

The Forrester Wave™: Emerging Managed Security Service Providers3

Tata Communications is positioned as a Contender in this Forrester Wave™

Frost & Sullivan 2012 India ICT Awards 

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year
Hosted Contact Centre Service Provider of the Year
Third Party Managed Services Provider of the Year

Frost & Sullivan 2012 Best Practices Awards

Asia Pacific Managed Enterprise Video Service Provider of the Year


  1. Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester WaveTM": Asia Pacific Carrier Ethernet Services Q4 2013 by Clement Teo, November 6th, 2013
  2. Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester WaveTM": Managed Global MPLS Services Q1 2013 by Brownlee Thomas, Ph.d., March 27th, 2013
  3. Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester WaveTM": Emerging Managed Security Service Providers, Q1 2013 by Ed Ferrara and Nick Hayes, January 8th, 2013
The Forrester Wave™: Emerging Managed Security Service Providers5

Tata Communications is positioned as a Contender in this Forrester WaveTM

Frost & Sullivan 2012 India ICT Awards 

Enterprise Data Service Provider of the Year
Hosted Contact Centre Service Provider of the Year
Third Party Managed Services Provider of the Year

Frost & Sullivan 2012 Best Practices Awards

Asia Pacific Managed Enterprise Video Service Provider of the Year


  1. Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Asia Pacific Carrier Ethernet Services Q4 2013” by Clement Teo, November 6th, 2013
  2. Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Managed Global MPLS Services Q1 2013” by Brownlee Thomas, Ph.d., March 27th, 2013
  3. Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Emerging Managed Security Service Providers, Q1 2013” by Ed Ferrara and Nick Hayes, January 8th, 2013

 

Press and Industry Awards

2013

Power 100 – Vinod Kumar
Global Telecoms Business Power 100 list 2013
CEO of the Year – Vinod Kumar
Asia Communications Awards 2013

 

Press and Industry Awards Voice

2013

Best Wholesale Carrier Awards 
2013 World Communications Awards
Best Enterprise Service Provider 
Tele.net Awards 2013

 

2012

Best Asian Wholesale Carrier Award
Capacity Awards 2012 

 

2011

Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award

Capacity Awards 2011 Best Global Offering
Best Long Distance Opératoire (India)
Tele.net Telecom Opératoire Awards 2011
Best Wholesale International
Telecom Asia Award 2011

 

2010

Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award
Capacity Awards 2010 Best Global Offering
Best Wholesale Carrier 
World Communication Awards 2010 Shortlisted
Best Pan-African Offering 
AfricaCom Awards 2010 Shortlisted
Best International Wholesale Carrier
Telecom Asia Awards 2010 Shortlisted
Top ILD Opératoire Awards
Voice & Data Magazine Awards 2010 

 

2009

Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award
Capacity Awards 2009 Best Global Offering
Top ILD Opératoire Awards
Voice & Data Magazine Awards 2009

 

2008

Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award – Best Market Strategy
Capacity Awards 2008
International Wholesale Infrastructure Transformation (for Global Voice IP Network) 
Global Telecom Business Innovation Awards 2008 
Best Long Distance Opératoire Award (India)
Tele.net Telecom Opératoire Awards 2008
Top ILD Opératoire Awards 
Voice & Data Magazine Award 2008 

 

2007

Best Wholesale Carrier, Middle East
Telecoms World Award 2007
Best Pan Asian Wholesale Award 
Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award, Capacity Magazine 2007
Best Wholesale Carrier
World Communication Award 2007 Shortlisted
Top ILD Opératoire Awards
Voice & Data Magazine Award 2007

 

2006

Best Wholesale Carrier
World Communication Award 2006
Best Pan Asian Wholesale Award
Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award from Capacity Magazine 2006
Best M&A
Leading Lights 2006
Top ILD Opératoire Awards
Voice & Data Magazine Award 2006

 

Press and Industry Awards Data

2013

MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2013
Best Service Provider of the Year, APAC
Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application of the Year 2013 (for work with Formula 1®)

2012

Prix spécial de l'innovation de Paris-Ile de France Capitale Economique 2011
The Greater Paris Investment Agency Award

 

2011

Best APAC Wholesale Ethernet Service, APAC 2011
MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2011
Best Business Service, APAC 2011
MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2011
APAC Service Provider of the Year 20011 (Ethernet and Telepresence)
Cisco Partner Summit 2011
Srinivasa Addepalli, VP Corporate Strategy, voted one of the top 40 most influential people under 40 years old in the telcoms industry, in 2011
Global Telecoms Business 40 Under 40, 2011

 

2010

Telepresence Managed Service Provider of the Year 2010
European CEO 2010 Awards
Best APAC Wholesale Ethernet Service 
MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2010 
Best Service Provider of the Year 
MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2010
Most Innovative Business Video Project (for Tata Communications’ Global Telepresence Exchange and Public Rooms)
Cisco Networkers 2010 Innovation Awards 
Srinath N, MD Tata Communications, voted 16th most influential person in the telecoms industry in 2010
Global Telecoms Business Power 100, 2010 
Srinivasa Addepalli, VP Corporate Strategy, voted one of the top 40 most influential people under 40 years old in the telcoms industry, in 2010
Global Telecoms Business 40 Under 40, 2010
Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award
Capacity Awards 2010 Best Global Offering
Best Wholesale Carrier 
World Communication Award 2010 Shortlisted
Best Pan-African Offering 
AfricaCom Award 2010 Shortlisted
Best International Wholesale Carrier
Telecom Asia Award 2010 Shortlisted

 

2009

Global Wholesale Telecommunications Award
Capacity Awards 2009 Best Global Offering
Best service coverage
Optical Transmission Vision (OTV), APAC Network Operator Awards 2009
Telepresence Managed Service Provider of the Year 2009
European CEO 2009 Awards

 

2008

International network infrastructure transformation (for Intra-Asia and Eurasia cables)
Global Telecom Business Innovation Awards 2008
ATLANTIC-ACM Global Wholesale Best-in-Class Data Price
Global Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards During PTC 2008 

 

Industry Certifications

2009

Tata Communications Global Priority Ethernet Services MEF9 and MEF 14 certified

 

2008

Tata Communications awarded Cisco Powered Managed Security and Managed Connectivity Designations
Tata Communications receives ISO 27001 certification for Managed Security Services
Tata Communications attains ISO 20000 and 27001 certifications for Managed Services and Data Centres

 

2007

VSNL achieves Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) 14 certification