SINGAPORE, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consilium Inc. has been chosen by Frost & Sullivan as the entrepreneurial company of the year for unified communications platform services in the Asia Pacific region. The Frost & Sullivan's Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award is given to an up and coming, emerging company with a vision that has enabled it to grow despite the significant obstacles facing small companies.
Unified Communications as – a – Service (UCaaS) refers to discrete and integrated communications applications such as voice, video, instant messaging and presence offered as cloud and managed services by carriers and other service providers to businesses. By utilizing these services, enterprises do not need to have extensive on-premise infrastructure and can consume 'pay-per-use' communications services as well as enable a hybrid environment of on-premise and cloud applications.
In 2012, the market for UCaaS in Asia Pacific was worth US$3.2 billion and is expected to be worth US$7.5 billion in 2018. This includes both unified communications applications as well as related professional services including consulting, implementation and maintenance.
A pioneer in segment of Unified Communications (UC), Consilium Software offers innovative and flexible software solutions for Unified Communications as a service for the enterprises and contact centers. Its flagship product UniCloud™ understands the key challenges that enterprises face in adopting Unified Communication and Collaboration and successfully addresses them by providing Cloud fulfillment for UCaaS players and Service Automation Platform for managed service providers and large enterprises. Consilium's UniSuite which comprises of UniAgent™, UniInsight™, UniSocial™ provides solutions of great utility to the Contact Centers.Speaking on this achievement Pramod Ratwani, the Founder and CEO of the company said, "This award is a great validation of Consilium Uni Suite™ strategy which simplifies the adoption of unified communications applications. Multivendor UC provisioning has been a barrier to UCaaS adoption, and our UniCloud™ Service Automation Platform enables easy transition of UC to Cloud for large enterprises and managed services providers." Pranabesh Nath, Research Manager for Enterprise Communications & Contact Centers, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific said, "Customers buying or upgrading their unified communications infrastructure have traditionally been hampered by increasing complexity of on-premise hardware and software, difficulty in integration with existing solutions, and multiple vendors that sometimes don't play nice with each other. With many enterprises now looking at deploying applications in the cloud, integrating and implementing public and private cloud environment has become the new challenge." He continued, "Consilium has stood out in this respect, helping mid to large enterprises with best of breed solutions in unified communications and contact centers as a result of partnership with top vendors in the market such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Genesys. Its solutions for cloud service providers in the areas of orchestration, provisioning, metering are also promising."