24 September 2020 – HSINCHU, Taiwan and CALGARY, Canada: Edgecore Networks Corporation (Edgecore), the leader in open networking, delivering wired and wireless networking products and solutions to data centers, service providers, enterprises and SMB customers worldwide, has formally entered into a technology and distribution partnership with Wedge Networks. Through this partnership, Edgecore will integrate Wedge’s Absolute Real-time Protection™ (WedgeARP™) platform software into a selection of its hardware devices such as Access Points, CPEs, Edge Devices, Network Devices, etc., for its global client base.
WedgeARP™ provides network-based, real-time threat protection for all types of endpoints in a wide range of networks (mobile data, 5G, SD-WAN, SASE, and smart-city/IIoT). With an embedded deep learning AI engine and patented real-time deep content inspection technology, WedgeARP™ can detect never-before-seen malware in milliseconds. Running on an orchestrated threat management platform, it is an effective and autonomous approach to enable large-scale real-time threat prevention.
Within a global ecosystem of commercial partners and open-source communities, Edgecore Networks delivers networking solutions based on open hardware and software platforms that increase choice, freedom, greater control, encourage and quicken innovation, lower TCO, and stimulate new business models. Through this agreement, Edgecore expands its product offerings with the addition of Wedge Networks’ software technology, creating an excellent opportunity for providing real-time threat protection to its clients around the world
TT Hsu, Vice-President at Edgecore Networks stated, “We have been working very well with Wedge Networks on our technology integrations and are pleased to formalize our strategic alliance as it will allow Edgecore to enhance our cybersecurity offerings with real-time threat prevention to our growing client base. Edgecore has a strong focus on providing complete solutions that generate value for our customers and to assist with realizing the potential for our digital-network society. This partnership with Wedge Networks, and the joint products the alliance will bring, is expected to keep us ahead of the technological curve for network security going forward.”
“Edgecore is a key technology partner for Wedge and shares our vision of real-time threat prevention for the cloud connected world,” commented Dr. Hongwen Zhang, Wedge Networks, CEO & CTO. “The joint solution will benefit customers and partners to secure their digital transformation in the rapidly emerging SASE architecture.”
Edgecore Networks is authorized as a Strategic Technology Partner to promote the joint technology solutions around the world.
About Edgecore Networks
Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for the Data Center, Service Provider, Enterprise and SMB customers. Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking providing a full line of open Wi-Fi access points, packet transponders, virtual PON OLTs, cell site gateways, and 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, 100G and 400G OCP-Accepted™ switches that offer choice of commercial and open source NOS and SDN software. For more information, visit: www.edge-core.com.
About Wedge Networks
Wedge Networks Inc. is a Real-Time Threat Prevention solutions company. Its innovative technology platform, Wedge Absolute Real-time Protection (WedgeARP™), is a software defined orchestrated network security system. Deployed, via the cloud, on premises, or in a virtualized environment, in data centers by enterprises, governments, and managed security service providers, WedgeARP™ inspects, detects, and blocks in real-time, malware and cyber threats (known, unknown and customized). Wedge does this through its patented Deep Content Inspection (DCI) technologies, combined with artificial intelligence and best-of-breed security functions.
Awarded a Gartner Cool Vendor designation, and twice bestowed with Build-In-Canada Innovation awards, Wedge Networks is headquartered in Calgary, Canada with international teams in the North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and North Africa regions.
For more information on Wedge Networks, visit: https://www.wedgenetworks.com/.
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