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2017 Visionary Spotlight Award Winners: A Showcase for Innovation

Beka Business Media and ChannelVision Magazine have announced the winners of the 2017 Visionary Spotlight Awards.

The Visionary Spotlight Awards competition was created to highlight both channel and service provider innovation in communications. The awards honor outstanding products, services and deployments across technology categories.

The winners of the 2017 Visionary Spotlight Awards exemplify this goal, showcasing the communications industry’s overall innovation, capacity for future-thinking execution, and creativity and feature set differentiation; and offering channel partners a cornucopia of opportunities to boost their roles as trusted providers and business success.

“We couldn’t be more delighted to honor the top innovators and industry visionaries in the channel and communications space,” said Berge Kaprelian, president of Beka Business Media. “The caliber of the 2017 nominations was so high that in some categories there was more than one winner—which highlights the rapid acceleration of meaningful, cutting-edge deployments and product/service design and engineering across our industry today. We congratulate all of the winners.”

All of the honorees are being celebrated in a special feature section in the May/June 2017 issue of ChannelVision Magazine.

The 2017 VSA Award Winners:

Overall Excellence Awards

Channel Program of the Year

Channel Deployment of the Year

Top Innovation Award

CSP Communications Deployment of the Year 2017

CSP Network Infrastructure Innovation of the Year 2017

Service Provider Awards

Back Office Innovation

Emerging Markets – Best Deployment           

  • ENQWEST                                    

Service Provider Mobile – Best Enabling Technology

  • Metaswitch Networks

Enterprise Channel Awards

Data, Ethernet and Converged Infrastructure – Best Enabling Technology            

HD Voice and Video – Best Enabling Technology

Managed Services – Best Enabling Technology

  • Spectrotel                      

Portal – Best Channel Deployment

  • ZenFi               

Portal – Best Enabling Technology

SaaS and Cloud Services – Best Enabling Technology

SD WAN – Best Channel Deployment

  • Masergy                         

SD-WAN – Best Enabling Technology

  • TPx (formerly TelePacific)

Telecom Regulatory/Legal

UC and VoIP – Best Channel Deployment

UC and VoIP – Best Enabling Technology

Should you have questions regarding the 2017 Visionary Spotlight Awards, please contact Berge Kaprelian at berge@bekabusinessmedia.com. The 2017 Innovation Awards program was open to all companies. Products and services entered were required to have been commercially available as of Dec. 31, 2016.

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