Citing Rapid Growth and Expansion Opportunities, Wedge Networks Announces Addition of Regional Sales Director to Support Korean and Japanese Markets

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CALGARY, Canada – January 1st, 2019 – With rapidly growing interest in the global marketplace for Real-time malware prevention products, Wedge Networks has added a new regional director of sales for Korea and Japan, based out of South Korea, to help support increased sales within these markets. Mr. MC Kim, will be joining Wedge, effective immediately, and provides additional regional support for the expanding business opportunities and strong growth that Wedge is seeing.

After graduating with a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from Chung-Ang University, Mr. Kim has been working in the Computer Networking and Security Industry in Korea and APAC, and brings over 29 years of experience in the Enterprise, Government and Telecoms market, covering a wide variety of responsibilities. Prior to joining Wedge Networks, Mr. Kim was head of APAC sales and field operations at HFR, Inc., headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Other positions held include being the Korean Country Manager for Cyan, Inc., and Irdeto, as well as acting as Regional Sales Director, North APAC, for Bigband Networks. Mr. Kim has also worked at Caspian Networks in Korea and was a sales executive at both Nortel and Newbridge Networks.

“We are excited to welcome Mr. MC Kim to join Wedge Networks’ rapidly growing sales organization. With his dedication and experience we will be able to better serve our expanding customer base in the South Korean and Japanese markets. The Wedge team is looking forward to working with Mr. Kim.”, said Mr. Steve Chappell, Wedge’s EVP of Global Sales.

About Wedge Networks
Based in Calgary, Canada, Wedge Networks develops cyber security software/solutions for the cloud connected world. The company is focused on providing real-time prevention against advanced threats at the network layer; currently securing nearly 100M endpoints in data/cloud centers across the globe. It sells its products through partners such as VAD/VAR/MSSP/MDR.

Awarded a 2016 Gartner Cool vendor designation, Wedge uses a patented deep content inspection technology to gain deep insights to network application data (MIME objects) for web, email, and data transmissions in high bandwidth/low latency networks that are typical of data/cloud centers. Its platform orchestrates a rich set of security Virtual Network Functions (VNF), including a well-trained Deep Learning Artificial Neural Network to detect and prevent advanced threats from entering the enterprise networks. All these advanced features are packaged as Wedge Absolute Real-time Protection (WedgeARP) and are delivered in VMs, cloud instances, or server appliances. The ability to provide real-time, high efficacy threat prevention with a software-based orchestration architecture makes WedgeARP a tool-of-choice for MSSP/MDR partners to serve their enterprise customers.

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