November 25th, 2020 – Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, has impressed customers and partners as well as industry professionals. The company was acclaimed in multiple surveys conducted by prominent German trade media. In the UK, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise won a first prize at the UK National Innovation Awards® 2020 for its cloud-based Rainbow communications platform.
Telecom Handel Readers' Choice
- Telecommunications and UC manufacturer of the year 2020 in the Enterprise section
- Second place in the SME section
For the fourth time, the readers of German specialist trade magazine Telecom Handel, predominantly telecommunications and mobile phone trade and system house professionals, chose the telecommunications and UC manufacturers of the year.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise won the readers' choice in the "Enterprise" section. With top marks in eleven individual categories, the company scored particularly well in the support, product quality, training and partner loyalty fields.
"We are delighted that after 2017 and 2018 we have once again made it to the top of the winners' podium and that we have been able to further improve in all major categories," said Jürgen Reintjes, Managing Director, ALE Deutschland GmbH. "This is a great success, and it means a lot to us. We would like to thank all our satisfied customers and partners who voted for us. Their trust motivates us to continue to provide them with innovative solutions and excellent service."
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise was also able to convince the readers of Telecom Handel in the "medium-sized businesses" category where the company was voted second place, closely behind the winner, demonstrating Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s outstanding product quality, innovative strength and project support.
IP-Insider Readers' Choice Awards 2020
- Silver in the “WLAN” category
For the sixth time in a row, the editorial offices of IP-Insider and six other "Insider" portals called on their readers to vote for their favourites in 43 Readers' Choice Awards 2020 categories. Over 50,500 votes were cast and the winners were announced in October. Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, nominated in the "WLAN" category, won silver.
"Since 2015, our solutions have consistently achieved top positions at the IP-Insider IT awards. This year, we have again made it into the top 3, and we are very pleased to receive the award for our Stellar WLAN solution. Our thanks go to all IP-Insider readers who voted for us," said Alexandra Biebel, Director Marketing & Communications at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
UK National Innovation Awards 2020
- First place in “Innovations in Collaboration & Internal Communication” category
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise took home a first-place prize at the British Directors Club’s UK National Innovation Awards® 2020. The distinction, in the "Innovations in Collaboration & Internal Communication" category, reinforces the market-leading status of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's cloud-based Rainbow Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) and the company's innovative excellence.
The UK National Innovation Awards were launched in 2016 to recognise technology innovations and their impact on customer experience, operational performance, or employee engagement. Their judging faculty is drawn from the leadership of the divisions and departments pertinent to each award category. No judges are recruited from consultancies, suppliers, resellers or technology vendors.
“We would like to thank Directors Club and their esteemed faculty of judges for their recognition of our CPaaS solution for innovation in collaboration and internal communication. It is an honour to win first place in this category,” said Craig Walker, VP Cloud Services at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. “Digital communications have become more important than ever in the current crisis. We are proud of our CPaaS solution and its family of technologies that can guide businesses, step-by-step, through their digital transformation journey.”