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Wednesday, 25 November 2009 15:28

IBM's green credentials step into the limelight

IBM Australia has been named Green IT vendor of the year at the Frost & Sullivan Australia Best Practice Awards which were announced at a dinner in Sydney tonight.

The company – which has been running one of the world’s biggest green marketing campaigns through its Smarter Planet advertisements, and its blog of the same name – has also been acknowledged by Greenpeace as the greenest ICT company, scoring 43 out of 100 in Greenpeace’s Cool IT Challenge.

The company tonight took out the sustainability category of Frost & Sullivan’s awards which are now in their fourth year.

Other awards were presented for infrastructure security with the award for UPS vendor of the year going to APC by Schneider Electric; UPS service provider of the year was Chloride Power Protection; winning the biometrics gong was Sagem Securite; and the IP video surveillance winner was Axis Communications.

Websense was named secure content management vendor of the year while Verizon Business won the title for managed security services.

Digital Media awards went to Adconion for ad network broker of the year; FirstClick consulting for search marketing, while Fairfax Digital Media was named online publisher of the year.

In the enterprise communications section the contact centre applications vendor category was won by Genesys Laboratories; Telstra was named hosted contact centre service provider of the year; and Tandberg took line honours in video conferencing. The enterprise telephony award went to Cisco Systems and Alphawest won the award as unified communications systems integrator of the year.

Finally, Internode was named emerging broadband service provider of the year; Vodafone Hutchison won for mobile service provider of the year, and Telstra took out its second gong of the night for broadband service provision. 

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