Frost & Sullivan Announces Best-in-Class Companies in Japan for 2016 Japan Excellence Awards

Frost & Sullivan has announced the final recipients of its annual 2016 Japan Excellence Awards. This year’s recipients will be honored during a reception to be organized at Tokyo American Club.

Robin Joffe, Partner and President of Frost & Sullivan Japan, said that 2016 Japan Excellence Awards have identified and honored best-in-class companies that have demonstrated excellence in their respective market. “We are excited to host the annual Japan Excellence Award Banquet in Tokyo. We hope that the awards will continue to be an industry event to be looked forward to by companies based in Japan,” Joffe said.

“Frost & Sullivan endeavors to identify and spotlight companies that have delivered excellence in their respective industries. We believe it is important to highlight industry best practices and honor those who have accomplished remarkable achievements. We hope that the recognitions will spur companies to share best practices and strive for greater heights as well as help them continue to do their best in growing their business,” Joffe said.

The recipients of the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards were selected based on in-depth research and a rigorous methodology conducted by Frost & Sullivan’s analysts. The award categories offered each year are carefully reviewed and dontdontevaluated to reflect the current market landscape and include new emerging trends.

The short-listed companies for the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards were dontdontevaluated on a variety of actual market performance indicators which include revenue growth; market share and growth in market share; leadership in product innovation; marketing strategy and business development strategy.

2016 Japan Excellence Award Recipients:

Recipient Company

Award Title

Shift Co. Ltd.

2016 Japan Logistics and Tagging Solutions Technology Innovation Leadership Award

Spiber Inc.

2016 Japan Advanced Biomaterials Technology Innovation Leadership Award

Chitose Laboratory Corp.

2016 Japan Clean Energy Technology Leadership Award

Euglena Co., Ltd

2016 Japan Biotechnology Visionary Innovation Leadership Award


2016 Japan Medical Service Robots Enabling Technology Leadership Award

Fujitsu Limited

2016 Japan Human-centric IoT Solutions Product Leadership Award

LAC Co., Ltd.

2016 Japan Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Fortinet Japan K.K.

2016 Japan Network Security Vendor of the Year

NEC Corporation

2016 Japan Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award For Software Defined Network

Secure Sky Technology, Inc.

2016 Japan Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Web Application Firewall

NTT Communications Corporation

2016 Japan Unified Communication-as-a-Service Provider of the Year

Cisco Systems G.K.

2016 Japan Video Collaboration Vendor of the Year

V-cube, Inc.

2016 Japan Web Conferencing Service Provider of the Year

Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd.

2016 Japan Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award For Video Conferencing

NEC Corporation

2016 Japan Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year

Transcosmos Inc.

2016 Japan Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year

P&W Solutions Co., Ltd.

2016 Japan Workforce Management Application Vendor of the Year

Spread Co.,Ltd.

2016 Asia Pacific Vertical Agriculture Visionary Innovation Leadership Award

Toray Industries, Inc.

2016 Asia Pacific Smart Textile Enabling Technology Leadership Award