Ever a pioneer and ever innovating Vertel has been honored numerous times with local and international awards for exceptional services, case studies and people.
Winner in MEF 2016 Excellence Awards
Enterprise Application of the Year - Education
Vertel has once again been recognised by the global carrier Ethernet community, as a WINNER for Enterprise Application of the Year for Education category in the annual MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) Excellence Awards for 2016. Vertel was recognised as WINNER under Education category for delivering Wide Area Network (WAN), connecting 89 schools across 5 major regions covering Broken Bay, Lismore, Maitland-Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra and Goulbourn. The WAN network provided critical connectivity to the schools in regional and remote locations with a combination of primary connections and redundant links using apparatus licensed microwave access and our independent and redundant MPLS core.
2014 ARCIA Industry Excellence Awards
Winner - Technical Excellence
In this year’s awards the Vertel team was again recognised. In 2014 our long serving Operations Team Leader Robert Tudza took the Technical Excellence award, which recognises innovation, team work and service for technical staff involved in all facets of repair and installation of mobiles, portables and systems.
2013 ARCIA Industry Excellence Awards
Winner – New Talent
The ARCIA awards are an annual event which recognise the contributions made to the radio communications industry by many individuals. Vertel’s Senior IP Support Engineer, Fahad Hassan, was awarded the Best New Talent Award for his commitment, leadership and innovation
2013 MEF Carrier Ethernet Awards
Finalist – APAC Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application (Education)
These annual Awards recognize excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of Carrier Ethernet Services. Vertel was shortlisted for the network is has built for the NSW Association of Independent schools, providing video conferencing and high speed internet connectivity to 14 remote schools across NSW.
2013 ARN ICT Industry Awards
Winner – Best Telco Initiative
The Best Telco initiative category is awarded to “the best technology, product or business-based initiative introduced by any telecommunications-related company over the past 12 months.” Vertel was awarded for it’s “Smartfi” managed Wi-Fi network rolled out for large sporting ground in Victoria. Smartfi is the latest service from Vertel and enables public and private connectivity across huge and congested areas.
2013 NetEvents Technology Innovation Award
Finalist - Telecoms Product
The annual Innovation Awards honour organizations and individuals that lead the world by innovation and performance in the networking and telecommunications sector. Vertel was shortlisted for its SWARH network
2012 MEF Carrier Ethernet Awards
Winner – APAC Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application (Health)
These annual Awards recognize excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of Carrier Ethernet Services. Vertel was awarded for the SWARH network which connects over 30 hospitals in South Western Victoria.
2012 ACOMMS Awards
Finalist - Innovation (SME)
The ACOMMS Awards are jointly presented by Communications Alliance and Communications Day and recognise excellence among communications industry participants. Vertel was shortlisted for its innovative Etherwave service which delivers MEF certified Carrier Ethernet over a hybrid microwave/fibre network.