Winners Honoured at the Golden Bridge Awards Dinner and Presentation in San Francisco on October 2, 2012
Calgary, Alberta – October 3, 2012 – Wedge Networks, the leader in unified, real-time content security and intelligence for high-performance networks has earned a prestigious Gold and two Bronze honours at the Golden Bridge Awards for their WedgeOS platform. WedgeOS was a Gold Winner for Security Solutions for Enterprise (Large) – Innovations, and a Bronze Winner in the categories of Cloud Security – Innovations and Network Security Solutions – Innovations.
The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.
WedgeOS is a high performance Deep Content Inspection (DCI) platform developed by Wedge Networks, Inc. As a software based Operating System, it can be installed on Common Off The Shelf (COTS) hardware appliances and servers, or can be packaged as Virtual Machines.
WedgeOS provides the industry’s most comprehensive platform for application-layer security and compliance functions, with the following benefits:
- Best of breed security services such as anti-malware, anti-spam, web-filtering, DLP, mobile security, etc. – offered at the network level;
- Flexible and non-intrusive deployment in virtually any network;
- HTML5 websockets support;
- Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) due to Stealth Routing based on Transparent Object Flow Inspection (TOFI) that enables plug-and-play network integration capability;
- Deep Content Scanner modeling mechanism to allow for the robust implementation of Deep Content Inspection for new application layer protocols;
- Rapid time-to-market with the Open Service Bus architecture enabling the implementation of new DCI applications
To date, thousands of instances of WedgeOS have been deployed in service providers, data centers, cloud computing centers and enterprises worldwide, carrying out high performance DCI functions for these organizations and protecting their networks.
More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2012 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on October 2, 2012 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders, and judges.
About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com.
About Wedge Networks
Wedge Networks is the leader in real-time Content Security and Compliance solutions for enterprises and service providers. Our patented WedgeOS platform provides the next generation security infrastructure to detect, protect against, and control threats, information leaks, and allows future security functions to run on the network. At its core is our Deep Content Inspection technology, which moves beyond the application layer to allow full access to all content passing through the network in real time. It uniquely provides the most depth in scanning without compromising performance, loading clients, and remaining completely transparent to network traffic. Software systems and hardware appliances running on WedgeOS are 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 Santa Clara, USA and Beijing, China.