Canada, Calgary 28 February 2014 – Wedge Networks, the leader in Cloud-Based Security Services today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named WedgeOS™ Version 2.1 winner in the following 3 award categories: Gold Award for Best Cloud Security; Silver Award for Managed Security Services and Bronze Award for Innovation in Cloud Security.
The security industry celebrated its 10th Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco by honouring excellence in every facet of the industry, including products, people behind the successes, and best companies.
More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2014 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on Feb. 24 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.
“We are overjoyed to be recognized by the Info Security Products team in 3 categories and to win the Gold Award for Cloud Security. A great achievement for Wedge Networks, and for WedgeOS™ which currently protects over 15 million endpoints with over 1000 installations across 16 countries and melds patented network traffic inspection capability with software defined networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV),” said Steve Chappell, Executive VP of Sales and Marketing and COO. “We believe that securing the cloud layer is the only viable way of ensuring safe computing for the many billions of connected digital devices.”
About Info Security Products Guide
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. Readers will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitates in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honour excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com
About Wedge Networks™
Wedge Networks™ is transforming the way security is delivered. Its innovative WedgeOS™ is a true cloud security platform designed to combat the shifting threat landscape associated with the consumerization of IT. Unlike first generation security products, cloud-assisted appliances or even dedicated security clouds, WedgeOS™ enables inline inspection of both inbound and outbound traffic embedded within the cloud layer across all platforms and device types without latency. WedgeOS™ is deployed globally, delivering security protection for tens of millions of users in Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, Internet Service Providers and across all industry verticals. Wedge Networks is headquartered in Calgary, Canada and has international offices in Sunnyvale, USA; Beijing, China; and Manama, Bahrain. For more information please visit www.wedgenetworks.com