Wedge Networks Wins Multiple 2016 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards® Including Gold for Internet of Things (IOT) Security

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San Francisco, 2 March 2016 – Wedge Networks, the leader in Cloud Security and orchestrated threat management today announced Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Wedge Networks’ Cloud Network Defense™ a winner in the following 3 2016 Global Excellence Awards® award categories: Gold for Wedge Cloud Network Defense™ with WedgeIQ in the Category of Internet of Things (IOT) Security, Bronze for Most Innovative Security Product and Bronze for Cloud Security Product of the Year.

The security industry celebrated its 12th Annual 2016 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 2016 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 29, 2016 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

“We are very honoured to be recognized by the Info Security Products team in 3 categories and to win the Gold Award for Internet of Things (IOT) Security. This is a great achievement for Wedge Networks who has won Gold for its third year running, and for Cloud Network Defense™, which was launched in December 2014” said Dr. Hongwen Zhang, CTO and Co-founder of Wedge Networks.

He continued: “Establishing plans to address the unique security and compliance challenges for the IoT is becoming a critical concern for many businesses, and this was a hot topic at Mobile World Congress last week. We have responded to the challenges businesses face for IoT by further enhancing our offering. On 23rd February we announced a family of new Security-as-a-Service packages, to provide urgently needed Security and Compliance enforcement services for the rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT) in Enterprise networks globally.”

About Info Security Products Guide
Info Security Products Guide 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. You 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 reports that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

Wedge Cloud Network Defense™ (CND) Security-as-a-Service
Wedge Networks has developed a revolutionary cloud-based, network security platform called Wedge Cloud Network Defense™ (CND). This industry leading security platform can be implemented in a virtualized cloud compute environment to provide advanced network security applications such as web filtering, anti-malware, anti-spam, data loss prevention, mobile security, application control, server security, application filtering and more, with unrivaled scale, performance, and service agility. CND’s sustained performance over scale, multi-tenancy support, and the software-based licensing model of the platform have proven to be an ideal combination for service providers seeking to offer innovative new security services, while minimizing capital investments and business risk.

About Wedge
Wedge Networks™ is transforming the way security is delivered. Powered by the innovative WedgeOS™, Wedge Networks’ Cloud Network Defense is an orchestrated threat management platform designed to combat the shifting threat landscape associated with cloud, mobility, bring your own device, Internet of Things and consumerization of IT. By applying security policies at the cloud-layer, enterprises and network operators offering security-as-a-service can achieve more effective security, using best-in-class, continuously updated multi-vendor technologies for EverGreen Security™, with greater efficiency and scale. The award winning Wedge Platform is deployed globally, delivering security protection for tens of millions of users in Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, internet and broadband service providers, and across all industry verticals. Wedge Networks is headquartered in Calgary, Canada and has international offices in Dallas, USA; Beijing, China; and Manama, Bahrain. For further information visit:

Hannah Whitrow
Zonic Group PR
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