"We are extremely pleased to receive the prestigious 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Managed Enterprise Video Service Provider of The Year award - it is a strong testament to our business video expertise. Four years ago we launched our Telepresence services, the first-ever offering to deliver both private and public Telepresence rooms to businesses around the world. Today, with 45 public Telepresence rooms across five continents, we have the largest global footprint of public Telepresence rooms," said Peter Quinlan, Vice President, Integrated Business Video Services, Tata Communications."Tata Communications is driving an open, global, ecosystem that moves business video from an intra-company experience to a collaboration tool with worldwide reach. Video is one of the biggest trends in the market and has become the most popular and effective medium of communication for enterprises. Tata Communications is firmly focused on integrated Business Video Services as a means to create more accessible, cost-effective, efficient and innovative business in the market," Quinlan concluded. Its comprehensive solution portfolio includes the ability to offer inter-carrier video, managed and cloud offerings and global public video rooms on a pay-per-use basis. This coupled with its industry- leading partnerships, service providers and vendors such as British Telecom, Orange Business Services, Verizon Business, Telefonica, PLDT Philippines and others has led to its high growth, and made its services the benchmark in the industry. "Tata Communications' ability to offer one of the broadest exchange services connecting leading global carriers, a class-leading submarine cable network, a large network of public rooms, and strong partnerships in Asia Pacific with regional carriers and vendors, make its solutions some of the most practical and future-proof in the market today. Moreover, the ability to offer a single point of accountability is crucial for the customer and the growth of the market. Tata Communications executes this far better than others in the region," Nitin added. The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.