Wedge Networks Wins Twice at the 13th Annual 2017 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards

Wedge Wins in the Categories of New Products and Services and Cloud Security

San Francisco, 13 February 2017 - Wedge Networks, the leader in real-time network threat prevention, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has honoured it twice at this year’s ceremony. Wedge Networks’ newly released Wedge Advanced Malware Blocker™ v1.0, the first product in the Wedge Absolute Real-time Protection™ (WedgeARP) series of enterprise solutions, won in the category of New Products and Services, and its Wedge Cloud Network Defense™ v2.1.4 garnered accolades once again in the category of Cloud Security.

The security industry celebrated its 13th Annual 2017 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 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2017 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 13, 2017 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

"We are extremely pleased to be recognized by the Info Security Products team for both our enterprise and cloud products this year. Being honoured for our newly released WedgeAMB™ provides great justification to the innovative technology that we are bringing to the industry in order to provide a superior security solution in the enterprise space.” said James Hamilton, Wedge’s CEO. “We are also proud that the ongoing updates to our Cloud Network Defense™, with version 2.1.4 being lauded, have also lead the way in the category of Cloud Security. We continue to develop and improve upon our technologies that provide the industry’ highest performing real-time hyper-inspection and orchestration engine. In both of our products being honoured tonight, we have been able to orchestrate the industry’s best security technologies, allowing them to join forces in the fight against malware and cybercrime.”

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.

About Wedge

Wedge Networks™ is revolutionizing real-time network security with cutting edge innovation, performance, and scale. Embracing global innovation, Wedge’s Cloud Network Defense™ (WedgeCND™) and Absolute Real-Time Protection (WedgeARP™) Series of products integrate and orchestrate the industry’s highest performance security inspection and mediation engines with best-in-class security technologies developed by Wedge and third parties. Purpose-built as fully virtualized security systems, these products can be deployed in the form of x86 appliances, virtual machines, or cloud application software. Today, these industry-leading solutions block security threats for tens of millions of end users in enterprise, service provider, government agency, and security-as-a-service networks spanning more than 17 countries.

Wedge Networks is headquartered in Calgary, Canada with international offices in Dallas, USA; and Manama, Bahrain. Visit for more information

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