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Frost & Sullivan Announces 2014 Chief Information Officer Impact Award Winners

- San Francisco Giants, Marin General Hospital, McKesson Corporation, NutriSavings and fellow award winners to be honored at ConNEXTions 2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan just announced 26 world-class companies as winners of the CIO Impact Awards.  The recipients are enterprise teams and individuals enabling breakthrough new business models and strategies through the innovative use of transformative technologies. Each nominated project was entered into one of six technology-specific categories, and evaluated by a panel of expert Frost & Sullivan judges.

CIO Impact Award winners are those projects that received the highest scores from the judges. The six categories are: Enterprise Architecture, Mobility, Cloud Computing, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Data and Network Resilience, and Advanced Analytics and Big Data.

In addition to selecting winners in each awards category, Frost & Sullivan will honor two CIO Innovators of the Year from among all project Award winners. These winners are CIOs whose teams had the most positive impact on their enterprises' strategic innovation, and who delivered a significant competitive advantage. The CIO Innovators of The Year along with the top-scoring project in each category will be announced at the 2nd Annual ConNEXTions 2014: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange & CIO Impact Award Gala, taking place Feb. 9-11, 2014 at the Hyatt San Francisco, Calif.

The theme for the 2014 ConNEXTions Executive MindXchange is "Driving Innovation and Industry Transformation Through Information Technology." The event enables senior-level executives to embrace their increasingly strategic role as CIO, while building an action plan to reap more value from information technology investments. Featured speakers include Cegedim Relationship Management Group Vice President Clouding and Digital Innovation Richie Etwaru, and Founder of the Geek Squad and former Chief Technology Officer at Best Buy Robert Stephens. Event participants will take advantage of highly interactive, participant-driven sessions focusing on their key challenges in the following tracks: Anyone, Any Time, Any Channel Collaboration, Realizing the Full Potential of Enterprise Mobility, and Savvy Security Strategy.

CIO Impact Awards Winners will be presented with their award at the gala on the final day of the event, Feb. 11, 2014, and will be recognized as global IT leaders. Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 CIO Impact Awards, and to congratulate them on their achievements:

PROJECT CATEGORIES:

Unified Communications and Collaboration

  • San Francisco Giants
  • STRUCTURAL GROUP Inc.
  • HDFC Bank
  • Amtec Corporation            

Mobility

  • Marin General Hospital
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
  • HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL)
  • UBS               

Cloud Computing

  • Hayter's Turkey Products Inc.
  • Choose Digital
  • Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
  • The College Network
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Silafrica Ltd.             

Enterprise Architecture

  • Ricoh Americas Corp.
  • Color Spot Nurseries Inc.
  • British Telecom Ltd.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services
  • Nacion Servicios SA                      

Advanced Analytics and Big Data

  • NutriSavings
  • Maharashtra Police
  • WhitePages
  • SumAll                      

Data and Network Resilience

  • IndusInd Bank Limited
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
  • Omnicom Media Group                  

For more information on the 2nd Annual ConNEXTions: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange, go to: www.bestinformationtechnologyevent.com.

For more information regarding the CIO Impact Awards & Gala, please go to: www.frost.com/cioawards.

Nominations for the 2015 CIO Impact Awards will open in April.

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