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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Now Accepting Nominations for Inaugural IT Vanguard Awards

January 28, 2019

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2019--ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, today announced the inaugural IT Vanguard Awards, a recognition program honoring enterprise technology leaders across North America who are building, deploying, managing, or optimizing processes and technologies that improve the end-user experience.

“Networking and Enterprise Communications experts are often the unsung heroes of customer experience,” said Michael See, Chief Technology Officer for the ALE Network Business Division. “We want to recognize the hard work of these individuals who are putting ideas into action and delivering significant value to end-users and the business.”

Nominations will be reviewed and award winners selected by See and a judging panel of industry experts including:

Blair Pleasant, President and Principal Analyst at COMMfusion, and Co-Founder of BCStrategies Chris DePuy, Research Analyst at TSCap and Technology Analyst and Co-Founder of 650 Group Jarod Greene, Vice President of Product Marketing at Apptio Bill Kleyman, Director of Technology Solutions, EPAM

Award winners will be chosen based on the following criteria:

Contributions to advancing network/enterprise communications Leadership that demonstrates unique vision and contributes to IT transformation Innovativeness of project and demonstrated value to the organization Project/people management and impact on the organization’s end-users Use of technology and resource allocation to achieve project success

The deadline for submitting nominations March 1, 2019 and self-nominations are accepted and encouraged. Visit https://itvanguardawards.com/ to learn more about the program and to nominate your behind-the-scenes IT hero.

About ALE

We are ALE. Our mission is to make everything connect to create the customized technology experience customers need. We deliver networking and communications that work for your people, processes and customers from your office, the cloud or in combination.

A heritage of innovation and dedication to customer success has made ALE, marketed under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, an essential provider of enterprise networking, communications and services to over 830,000 customers worldwide. ALE has a global reach and local focus with more than 2200 employees and 2900+ partners who serve over 50 countries.

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CONTACT: ALE Contact

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT HARDWARE NETWORKS SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

SOURCE: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

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