Aricent Rated in the Leadership Zone by Zinnov

Aricent Rated in the Leadership Zone by Zinnov

  • Aricent placed in the leadership zone in Entertainment industry segment
  • Aricent positioned as one of the emerging players in New Media, Gaming and Broadcasting

Bangalore, March 15, 2016 - Aricent today announced that it has been positioned in the leadership zone for entertainment segment, according to Zinnov Global Service Provider Rating (GSPR) study 2016.

Aricent and its portfolio company frog, a global leader in innovation and design, bring in a depth of services, innovation and contribution to the Media & Entertainment eco-system, the company has been placed in the leadership zone in the entertainment industry. Aricent rates in the execution zone across three major industry segments — New Media, Gaming and Broadcasting.

“This recognition from Zinnov is of great value to Aricent and mirrors our consistent effort in delivering best-in-class solutions for the Media & Entertainment product segment. Being in the leadership position for this particular category fuels our market leadership, and reflects our diversification strategy into newer verticals and markets,” said Frank Kern, Aricent’s Chief Executive Officer.

Aricent was also recognized as a leader in the semiconductor and telecommunication industries according to Zinnov Global Service Provider Rating for Product Engineering Services 2015. The above recognitions are a testament of Aricent’s consistent performance and capabilities in realizing go-to-market strategy in the product engineering service space across industries.

Aricent is one of the largest product engineering services company, with recognized depth across nine industries: Semiconductor, Telecommunications, Automotive, Industrial Automation, Consumer Electronics, Consumer & Enterprise Software, Networking, Internet Services and Media & Entertainment. 

“We extend our heartiest congratulations to Aricent, and recognize the company as one of the emerging players in New Media, Gaming and Broadcasting. Today, industries are challenged with ever-changing technologies, product engineering, development and design costs and it has become imperative for companies to stay ahead of the market. Aricent has been at the forefront of bringing the best of offerings to the market and foster innovation,” said Sidhant Rastogi,Partner & Practice Head, Zinnov.

Zinnov’s annual GSPR study is an exhaustive analysis that covers more than 50 companies in the engineering R&D space, across multiple verticals and geographies including India, China, APAC, Eastern Europe and Russia. R&D service providers were assessed across key parameters including strategy, human capital, product development capabilities, financials, ecosystem connect, infrastructure and innovation/IP creation, lab infrastructure, R&D practice maturity and customer relationships. The analysis process involved data collection from participating companies, interviews with end customers, and inputs from domain experts.

About Aricent

Aricent is a global design and engineering services company innovating for the digital era. The company has 25 years’ experience co-creating ambitious products with the top networking, telecom, software, semiconductor, Internet and industrial companies. The firm's 12,000-plus engineers focus exclusively on software-powered innovation for the connected world. Key investors are KKR & Co. LP and Sequoia Capital.

About Zinnov

Zinnov assists clients improve organizational efficiency, innovation and revenue by leveraging global resources and markets. The company offers deep expertise in Engineering, Digital and Globalization. Zinnov has been at the forefront of innovation and thought leadership. With over a decade experience in globalization, it helps us in understanding customer problems and coming up with viable solutions. Zinnov assists clients in addressing globalization challenges by offering customers insights, data, and implementation support to address their challenges. The company’s in-depth experience is driven by its focus on engineering and digital practice areas. Visit us at

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