Aricent is Recognized as an Established and Expansive player for Product Engineering Services by Zinnov

Aricent is rated a leading player in five industries including semiconductor, telecommunications and enterprise software

REDWOOD CITY, California - January 17, 2017 - For a record fourth year, Aricent has been recognized as an established and expansive player by Zinnov within its annual Zinnov Zones 2016 Product Engineering Services (PES) report. The in-depth report is part of Zinnov Zones (formerly known as Global Service Provider Ratings (GSPR)). Aricent has been placed in the Leadership zone in five key industries: automotive, enterprise software, semiconductor, telecommunications, and industrial automation. Notably, Zinnov commended Aricent’s presence in the execution zone within two major industry verticals: consumer electronics and consumer software.

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Sidhant Rastogi, Zinnov’s partner and practice head said: “Aricent’s strong capabilities in Semiconductors and Telecommunication have helped it emerge as a leading player in the industry. The company’s technology solutions and investments in areas such as in-vehicle LTE connectivity, LTE eNodeB Full System, Platform Verification of ARM7 SoC, M2M/ Heavy Equipment Monitoring & Tracking, Customer Experience Management, Multimode Small Cell and IoT & Wearable Platforms have positioned Aricent at the cutting-edge amongst their peers in the industry.”

In 2016 Zinnov also ranked Aricent as one of the leading players within its Internet of Things (IoT) Technology Services market report. In March Aricent was positioned as one of the key players in new media, gaming and broadcasting.

Frank Kern, Aricent’s chief executive officer concluded: “We are delighted by this recognition from Zinnov. As both a design and engineering partner, we are proud to deliver deep industry know-how, speed and agility and unmatched innovation to our clients. And our ranking in the leadership zone—for the fourth consecutive year—reflects our commitment to delivery excellence and our forward looking ethos to help create a sustainable value for our customers.”

About Aricent

Aricent is a global design and engineering company innovating for the digital era. With more than 12,000 talented designers and engineers and over 25 years of experience, we help the world's leading companies solve their most important business and technology innovation challenges - from Customer to Chip.

About Zinnov

Founded in 2002, Zinnov is headquartered in Silicon Valley and Bangalore. In over a decade they have built in-depth expertise in engineering and digital practice areas. They assist their customers in effectively leveraging global innovation and technology ecosystems to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. With Zinnov’s team of experienced professionals, they serve clients in Software, Automotive, Telecom & Networking, Semiconductor, Consumer Electronics, Storage, Healthcare, Banking, Financial Services & Retail verticals in US, Europe, Japan & India.

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