2008 IMS Leadership Awards
The Annual IMS Leadership Awards were established last year to recognize
products or services, which made outstanding achievements in the growing IMS
market. The companies that were recognized made major contributions in the
advancement of the IMS industry.
This year’s crop of winners is no different. These companies have
all shown their dedication to market and to realizing a vision of
redefining the next generation network, and enabling innovative
applications and services. IMS has been a moving target since the
acronym was first uttered, and over the past year it has continued
to evolve. Industry experts agree on one thing, and that is that
IMS will eventually take a form that will be somewhat different
than the nice, neat, top-down schematic formulated at the outset
of its journey.
You will find in this list of award recipients a variety of vendors,
from different corners of the industry, each of whom represents a
puzzle piece, each of whom plays a role in the evolution of IMS.
These vendors are all onboard, helping IMS to “cross the chasm”
to adoption and deployment on much larger scale.
IMS magazine columnist and analyst Ron Gruia wrote several
months ago that “we are getting closer to the tipping point in
which IMS will become a more widely adopted blueprint for the
The award winners that we recognize here are together building a
bridge to that point.
The editors and staff of IMS magazine congratulate the winners
and wish them continued success on the road to IMS.
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