Frost & Sullivan Recognizes AT&T Leadership in Providing Business Communication Services

AT&T wins 2011 North American Business Communications Services Company of the Year

Dallas, Texas, February 15, 2012

Key Facts:

  • Frost & Sullivan names AT&T 2011 North American Business Communications Services Company of the Year.
  • AT&T ranked highest in growth strategy excellence and growth implementation excellence, among other criteria, by Frost & Sullivan’s Business Communications analysis team.
  • Analyst firm cites AT&T’s expansive footprint and comprehensive solutions as reasons for the win.

Technology continues to drive business communication, productivity, efficiency, and overall success. AT&T has provided business customers with the strongest and most reliable network services to enable communication for decades and was recently recognized by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan for its leadership in the business communications marketplace.

Named Frost & Sullivan’s North American Business Communications Services Company of the Year for 2011, the award validates AT&T’s strength and expertise in a variety of data networking services, including multi-protocol label switching (MPLS), virtual private networking (VPN), business voice-over IP (VoIP), managed services, Private Line, SONET, ATM, Frame Relay, Wavelength Services, and Ethernet.

“AT&T leads the business communications services space based on its expansive network footprint and the completeness of the solutions it offers,” wrote Roopashree Honnachari, Program Manager of the Business Communications Services (BCS) group with Frost & Sullivan. “AT&T is a leader in the whole range of business communications services.”

Frost & Sullivan ranked AT&T against key competitors on its growth strategy excellence, growth implementation excellence, degree of innovation with products and technologies, leadership in customer value, and leadership in market penetration and determined that AT&T led in all categories.

“AT&T has shown a commendable amount of dedication to developing end-to-end business applications and solutions,” said Roopashree Honnachari, Program Manager of the BCS group with Frost & Sullivan. “The company continues to innovate and has invested heavily in its cloud strategy, working with partners to enhance its offers. Such innovation and partnerships allow business customers to derive even more benefits from AT&T solutions.”

AT&T delivers a variety of data networking solutions to meet customers’ business needs, including Virtual Private Networks supporting applications such as cloud services, security, mobile remote access, Voice over IP, content distribution and real-time video, along with data transport solutions for core connectivity. AT&T’s data networking solutions, available in 187 countries around the world, offer a wide range of features and speeds, consistent global performance, operational simplicity and industry-leading Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Learn more about AT&T network services online.