Edgewater Networks Appoints Monear Jalal as Vice President of Product Management

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewater Networks, Inc. a leading provider of security and infrastructure solutions for unified communication solutions, announced today the appointment of Monear Jalal to its executive team as Vice President of Product Management. Monear will drive the company's next generation of product strategy and expand the product management function.

"As our market expands, it is critical that we continue to develop solutions that satisfy the needs of our existing customers and expand our addressable market. Monear's experience in software defined networking, network function virtualization and security fits perfectly with Edgewater Networks' strategy to deliver new products and services at the edge of the network," said Dave Norman, CEO of Edgewater Networks. "We are excited to have Monear on the team and are confident that his expertise will be instrumental as we continue to support our existing enterprise session border controller product line and our new edge services platforms."

Prior to joining Edgewater Networks, Monear was Head of Product Management at MontaVista, a leading provider of cloud and embedded software for the mobile carrier market. Prior to MontaVista, Monear served as Head of Product Management for Brocade Software's Networking Business Unit, managing all virtualization, SDN and NFV products. He has also held various leadership positions at Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent and AT &T. He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Bradford in the UK, and is an active member of the Networking and Telecom industry, participating in many standards committees. Monear is also recognized in the industry, and has received innovation awards for his contributions to telecom and networking.

"The Edgewater Networks brand is already accredited and recognized in the industry for delivering managed IP-based voice, video and data services to the edge," says Monear Jalal. "Using cutting-edge technology like SDN and NFV, Edgewater Networks is now looking to change the game in the way managed services are delivered, helping to reduce both cost of ownership and operational cost to the customer. I'm happy to be part of that transition in leading the strategy to help expand the product portfolio and in continuing to grow the business."

About Edgewater Networks, Inc.

Edgewater Networks has more than 12 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 www.edgewaternetworks.com or follow us on Twitter at @ewn_inc.

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