The Emerging Startup Special Mention placed Fieldengineer.com in good company with multinational technology giants, such as Huawei and PCCW Global. The awards drew highly regarded international visitors and speakers who represented their companies and shared novel ideas that are sure to shape the way telecom technology practices evolve for years to come. FieldEngineer.com CEO and founder, Malik Zakaria, was also in attendance, and he delivered a well-received presentation that shed light on how enterprises could continue overcoming the hurdles associated with providing services in a world of rapid internet expansion and B2B workforce growth.

The new white paper from the analyst team at Light Reading has drawn a comparison between Field Engineer’s approaching Network Maintaining, and the burgeoning shared or gig economy. The team has highlighted the way that some of the most shared economy platforms serve to be a bridge between the supply and demand side of a particular marketplace. These app-based platforms successfully match people looking for a service with multiple potential suppliers of that service. The apps do more than provide the names – they are full of the required relevant detail as well as posted by previous buyers of the service.