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

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

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

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DALLAS, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. 

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