Wedge Networks Continues Global Expansion into the Gulf Region with Strategic Investment from SeaSpring Consulting W.L.L.

CALGARY, Alberta, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wedge Networks Inc, the leader in real-time Content Security and Compliance solutions for enterprises and service providers, today announced the closing of a strategic investment from Bahrain based investment firm SeaSpring Consulting W.L.L. Providing highly accurate, line speed network security solutions for the most demanding networks and data centers in the world, Wedge Networks' products and patented technology platform have been welcomed by key players in many geographical regions.

SeaSpring Consulting W.L.L.'s decision to make a strategic investment to support Wedge Networks' expansion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region will allow the Company to establish a support base in Bahrain in order to meet high demand from the customers in the GCC region.

Supporting Quotes:

  • Sheikh Isa bin Khalid AlKhalifa, Managing Director, SeaSpring Consulting W.L.L., commented:
    "IT security is a top priority for Bahraini and GCC organizations.  I'm pleased to bring Wedge Networks to this region to address advanced threats and content security concerns.  Wedge Networks' leading security platform, Wedge OS, combined with their award winning products and services portfolio, positions them to enable clean networks, significantly improving the information security for the organizations here."
  • Hongwen Zhang, President and CEO, Wedge Networks, said:
    "Gulf Cooperation Council organizations have always been at the forefront of deploying leading-edge security solutions. This strategic investment from SeaSpring Consulting allows Wedge Networks to establish a support base in Bahrain to further our network security solutions for the region.  We are excited with this partnership and look forward to contributing to the success of our customers and partners there."

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. 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. For more information, visit www.wedgenetworks.com.

About SeaSpring Consulting W.L.L.
SeaSpring Consulting W.L.L. is a Bahrain based consulting company with a strategic focus on bringing leading technology solutions from various sectors (including IT, oil and gas, metals and mining and healthcare) into the GCC region. The company seeks to establish a clear access point for GCC companies to access these technologies in order to enhance their operations and enhance the profile of the GCC region in the world arena.

Contact:
Dr. Hussein Amery, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
Wedge Networks Inc.
hussein.amery@wedgenetworks.com
+1-403 276 5356

SOURCE Wedge Networks



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