Frost & Sullivan recently assessed the Southeast Asian building automation industry, and based on its findings, has recognized Quantum Automation (QA) with the analyst firm's 2021 Building Automation Competitive Strategy Leadership Award.
According to Frost, QA's building auto platform "enables energy savings, reduced energy costs, and better comfort levels in buildings. It offers value-added services, such as free training and maintenance as a service, to secure competitive differentiation and distinct customer benefits. QA's sustainable solutions boost buildings' energy-efficiency," added the analyst's statement.
According to Frost analysts:
"Quantum Automation's customer-centric business model improves cost competitiveness while adhering to customers' design requirements and expectations. QA offers the following benefits to BAS companies:
Account managers conduct routine follow-ups (physical and virtual) with customers in Singapore and other countries to deliver a seamless experience. The key management team reviews all customer satisfaction matrix (CSM) feedback to boost project progress, address ever-evolving requirements, sustain relationships, and acquire new customers. Customers experience a strong sense of ownership as the company respects their individual opinions and facilitates unique customer journeys.
QA applies its technical knowledge and expertise to develop/deliver customized products after listening to customers' ideas. Account managers address all negative responses and rapidly perform restorative measures, sustaining a high customer retention rate. It reinforces loyal and reliable customer relations through its motto "Never say no."
According to Iqra Azam, Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Research analyst, "QA's advanced and unique solutions integrate various systems through its adaptability in software programming, expertise in hardware engineering, and driver designs in turnkey projects to address customers' requirements."
Frost's report summary adds:
"Quantum Automation focuses on open and future-proofed systems to sustain its prominent market position across the region, enabling it to plan its designs and upgrades in advance and prepare for potential issues. It also integrates new technologies as market trends change, develops and manufactures their Direct Digital Controllers (DDC), incorporating comprehensive smart control algorithms to optimise HVAC & Electrical equipments' energy efficiency, enabling their clients to manage their building energy performance more effectively."
Their DDCs have the flexibility to customize programming modules to suit technological advancement demands such as enhancing the building's sustainability goals. One such module is their data analytic module which using machine learning to monitor the interfaced equipments' performance through abnormalities & fault detection and anticipating equipment failure, notifying building operator before issue arises and minimizing impacts and downtime to the building's operation."
The analyst notes that new ventures notably including smart building projects and integrated technology promote QA's brand equity and image in Southeast Asia.
"The company solidifies its market position with its reliable, technology-integrated, and customizable capabilities. It sets itself apart from the competition with continuous focus on customer experience, ensuring regular engagement and all-inclusive training sessions for employees that create a seamless customer experience," Frost's Azam stated.
He continued, "QA's versatile solutions and services portfolio allows individual designs for every customer, aiding the company's high customer acquisition and retention rate. It's no wonder that Quantum Automation has earned Frost & Sullivan's 2021 Southeast Asia Competitive Strategy Leadership Award in the building automation industry," Azam concluded.
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognize companies in various regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analyses, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has leveraged competitive intelligence to successfully execute a strategy that results in stronger market share, competitive brand positioning, and customer satisfaction.