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Edgewater Networks Introduces EdgeProtect 4550 Enterprise Session Border Controllers
[January 09, 2014]

Edgewater Networks Introduces EdgeProtect 4550 Enterprise Session Border Controllers

SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

Edgewater Networks (News - Alert) Inc. announced today that it has expanded its EdgeProtect Enterprise Session Border Controller (ESBC) product family with the addition of the EdgeProtect 4550. The EdgeProtect 4550 enables small and medium business customers to deploy a single appliance for reliable, ubiquitous, and secure video conferencing that enhances the communication experience and improves productivity. The EdgeProtect 4550 supports standards-based SIP and H.323 devices and includes support for mobile video clients using SIP/H.460 far-end NAT traversal.

EdgeProtect 4550 Series (Photo: Business Wire)

EdgeProtect 4550 Series (Photo: Business Wire)

EdgeProtect's dynamic and managed security policy provides Enterprise-class security in a SMB package and can be deployed as a standalone security device or to augment and enhance existing perimeter security. EdgeProtect provides SIP and H.323 local call control or secure proxy support for external call control elements, and enhanced media handling features include shortest path media routing and media relay when NAT traversal is necessary. EdgeProtect supports WAN or LAN side gatekeeper configurations to ensure interoperabilit for networks with existing multi-vendor endpoints or gatekeeper environments, providing flexibility to choose from best of breed technology and solutions for videoconferencing. The EdgeProtect 4550 interoperates seamlessly with many leading vendors including Cisco, LifeSize (News - Alert), Polycom, Radvision, Tandberg, and Vidyo.

The EdgeProtect 4550 is available immediately in two configurations. Each configuration provides 1 x 10/100 Ethernet WAN and 4 x 10/100 Ethernet LAN interfaces with support for up to 5 video sessions and up to 100 registered devices. The upgraded configuration will also include provide provisioning, WAN-side registration and traversal calls.

"The EdgeProtect 4550 is a great addition to our existing EdgeProtect ESBC product family. It delivers enterprise-class security and reliability for video conferencing in a platform optimized for SMB," said David G. Norman, Chief Executive Officer of Edgewater Networks Inc.

For additional information on the EdgeProtect 4550 series, please contact us at or by visiting our website at

About Edgewater Networks, Inc.

Edgewater Networks has more than 10 years of experience in providing managed services platforms for the delivery of IP-based voice, video and data services. More than 4 million Edgewater ESBC sessions are currently deployed by some of the largest service providers and enterprise organizations, including one of the two largest U.S. carriers and three of the top five U.S. cable operators. The company is developing a new patent-pending platform that employs recent advances in SDN and NFV to open new markets for service providers by allowing them to quickly and profitably deliver a new class of business services. To learn more about Edgewater Networks solutions please visit

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