January 17, 2013

Frost & Sullivan Names Anritsu Global Test & Measurement Company of the Year

Anritsu Company, a global leader in communications test and measurement solutions, announces Frost & Sullivan, a growth partnership company, has presented Anritsu Corporation with its global Company of the Year Award for Test & Measurement. In selecting Anritsu, Frost & Sullivan cited the company's strong customer relationships, ability to develop products that meet market needs, and value proposition, particularly in introducing test solutions for the LTE market.

"Over the past 12 to 18 months, Anritsu has witnessed significant growth for its T&M business, mainly as the result of the performance of the mobile sub-segment serving the needs of the growing smartphone and tablet manufacturing, and LTE R&D markets. The company's growth strategy has paid off and resulted in a stronger competitive position for Anritsu in the global T&M industry. Its continued focus on innovation and enhancing customer value is bound to fuel the growth of the company. Taking these factors into consideration, Frost & Sullivan is proud to reward Anritsu with the 2012 Global Company of the Year Award," said Jessy Cavazos, Industry Director for Frost & Sullivan's Test & Measurement group.


Frost & Sullivan used complex criteria in evaluating global test & measurement companies. The criteria included growth strategy excellence, growth implementation excellence, degree of innovation with products and technologies, leadership in customer value, and leadership in market penetration. Based upon the evaluation, Anritsu set a benchmark unmatched by other instrumentation companies.

"Earning the Global Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan represents our commitment to delivering test solutions that meet market needs in terms of capabilities, functionality, and cost-efficiency. It also is indicative of the service and support we provide our customers throughout the world," said Hirokazu Hashimoto, President.

In making the announcement, Frost & Sullivan noted that Anritsu has continued to strengthen its competitiveness by enhancing the functionality of its products, expanding its product line, and improving its customer support capabilities. Frost & Sullivan determined Anritsu’s growth strategy is above and beyond that of its key competitors, and that it excels in the proper implementation of its growth initiatives.

When evaluating growth, Frost & Sullivan's research indicated Anritsu's performance over the past year has been much higher than its key competitors. The main driver for the company's growth in the past 12 months has been the mobile segment. Among the products mentioned by Frost & Sullivan were the MT8820C all-in-one Radio Communication Analyzer, MD8430A and MD8475A signaling testers, Spectrum Master™ MS272xC series, Site Master™ S331L handheld cable and antenna analyzer, and VectorStar® ME7838A broadband system.

About Anritsu
Anritsu Company is the American subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for more than 110 years. Anritsu provides solutions for existing and next-generation wired and wireless communication systems and operators. Anritsu products include wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital instruments as well as operations support systems for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu sells in over 90 countries with approximately 4,000 employees.