Frost & Sullivan recognizes Belden for product line strategy

The company has been recognized with a 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award in the category of Product Line Strategy Leadership.

Belden-Hirschmann unveils new entry-level Ethernet switch for industrial networks
Belden-Hirschmann unveils new entry-level Ethernet switch for industrial networks

Belden (NYSE: BDC) announced that the company has been recognized with a 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award in the category of Product Line Strategy Leadership. According to the technology market analyst firm, the award is given annually to a company with a comprehensive product portfolio that caters to the breadth of the markets it serves, while driving customer value and increasing market share.

“Belden is not just a supplier of signal transmission products, but a true strategic business partner delivering solutions that make end-user facilities perform more efficiently and profitably. Its global presence places it in close proximity to most of its customers and partners,” said a Frost & Sullivan analyst, in presenting the award.

Frost & Sullivan says its Best Practices Awards are backed by research, and validated independently by industry analysts and consultants across multiple markets and geographies. According to the analyst, the key benchmarks for the award include product line strength (breadth, scalability, features) and customer impact (performance value, customer purchase/ownership experience, brand equity).

“The depth, breadth and quality of Belden’s product portfolio have been driven by a global, customer-centric focus on innovation, reliability and resiliency,” commented Dhrupad Trivedi, president of Belden’s Industrial IT platform. “Starting with the addition of Hirschmann’s industry-leading industrial Ethernet switches in 2007 and most recently, Tripwire’s advanced cybersecurity software, Belden has consistently invested to lead market transitions and partner with our customers to create winning solutions.”

Belden says it seeks to combine its best-in-class product portfolio with excellent sales and support services, training options and a one-of-a-kind industrial network certification program. All of these aspects serve keep Belden at the forefront of industry trends, asserts the company.

“Our proven approach to product line strategy is backed by our long history of early adoption of the latest technology developments to create purpose-built solutions for our customers. This included the transition to Industrial Ethernet and now the Industrial Internet of Things,” added Belden's Trivedi.



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