SINGAPORE, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CITIC Telecom CPC was recently honored with the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Managed Service Growth Excellence Leadership award. The award was presented to CITIC Telecom CPC at the 9 th annual Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices awards banquet on Oct 13 at the Conrad Centennial Singapore. Growth Excellence Leadership Award Mr. Sandeep Bazaz, Industry Analyst, Digital Transformation Practice, Asia-Pacific at Frost & Sullivan said that CITIC Telecom CPC has demonstrated exemplary performance in the managed services market by putting together a compelling end-to-end value proposition. "The company focused on four key areas in 2016 by establishing a strong managed security portfolio, enhancing its network coverage across more regions, strengthening its cloud data center footprint and capabilities and making significant improvements in its cloud computing portfolio," he added. Mr. Bazaz noted that CITIC Telecom CPC partnered with Fortinet to become the first Fortinet managed security service provider partner in Asia-Pacific. It was able to offer enterprises a security fabric that protects enterprises with pervasive and adaptive cybersecurity that spans into Internet of Things (IoT), remote devices, and into the cloud, he added. "To enhance its network coverage, CITIC Telecom CPC undertook an aggressive acquisition strategy, securing assets of the telecommunication business of LINX Telecommunications. These new business assets have significantly expanded CITIC Telecom CPC's global footprint from the Asia Pacific, North America and Western Europe to encompass Central Asia and Eastern Europe. CITIC Telecom CPC launched two cloud centers in Taiwan and Japan and it is also planning to launch one data center in China in 2016. The company has launched SmartCLOUD™ DaaS, which will help companies to deliver virtual workspaces to their employees and the company was also the first to deploy Veeam Cloud Connect in Asia-Pacific," he added. Mr. Bazaz also said that CITIC Telecom CPC's four fold strategy has helped it to become one of the fastest growing managed service companies in the region. "We are proud to receive Asia-Pacific Managed Service Growth Excellence Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan. The award is a clear recognition of CITIC Telecom CPC's innovative solutions in the managed services market," said Mr. Daniel Kwong, Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Security Services at CITIC Telecom CPC. Strategic Focus in Managed Services Market with Innovative Products CITIC Telecom CPC recently announced a four-pillar strategy under the company's corporate mission - "Innovation Never Stops." The new strategy aimed at accelerating its Asia-Pacific business growth includes new global data center roll-outs, network coverage expansion, a managed security services provider (MSSP) partnership with Fortinet, launching new cloud and security services, and development of next-generation technologies that capitalize on emerging ICT trends. The company also offers a range of innovative products and managed services, including 4 flagship solutions - TrueCONNECT™, TrustCSI™, SmartCLOUD™ and DataHOUSE. The company provides a highly secure and efficient network for transmission of data, voice and video applications.