Skyline Communications wins ‘De prijs van de Vlaamse Regering voor de Beloftevolle Onderneming 2011’.

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Tuesday, 11 October 2011 – Skyline Communications wins ‘De prijs van de Vlaamse Regering voor de Beloftevolle Onderneming 2011’. This year, EY is organising the 6th edition of ‘De prijs van de Vlaamse Regering voor de Beloftevolle Onderneming 2011’ in partnership with De Tijd and BNP Paribas Fortis. Skyline Communications beat Diresco, Race Productions and Septentrio and tonight received the award from the Flemish Minister-President Kris Peeters. This was done in the framework of the ‘Onderneming van het Jaar 2011’ award.

Skyline Communications is a Flemish family business specialising in network management. Thanks to far-reaching innovation and a highly developed marketing strategy, Skyline Communications has succeeded in developing DataMiner, the software solution to integrate, manage and optimise technical ecosystems and complex data flows, from a nice-to-have to a must-have software platform in the telecommunications and broadcasting sector. Skyline Communications has customers in over 50 countries and across 6 continents and through its software is the world market leader in the field of multi-vendor network management.

‘De Prijs van de Vlaamse Regering voor de Beloftevolle Onderneming’ is currently in its 6th edition. With this award, the Flemish Government wants to reward an enterprise that is clearly growing in a promising way. The nominees fulfil the selection criteria determined by the professional panel of judges, led by Geert Noels, and are each fast-growing enterprises that are in the middle of their development phase and with a minimum of 10% of the company held by the Belgian management. Previous winners were Clear2Pay, Netlog, Financial Architects, Transics and Televic respectively.

Geert Noels, the chairman of the panel of judges explains: “The judges unanimously selected Skyline Communications as the winner of ‘De prijs van de Vlaamse Regering voor de Beloftevolle Onderneming 2011’. The winner stands out with a clear vision for its niche and very strong customer focus. It has succeeded in offering services to all the leading businesses in its sector in a very short time. Due to excellent profitability the foundations have been laid for further growth.”

“The entrepreneur has succeeded in laying the foundations for an enterprise that can grow strongly in profits in the coming years by retaining his values and quality, and can reach a multiple of its current employment in a sustainable way,” says Geert Noels.