Burlington, MA October 4, 2018—Last night during the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) 2018 Leadership Awards Gala, Edgewise Networks was named the winner for Innovative Tech of the Year: Security. The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Awards is the Commonwealth’s most prestigious tech awards program, dubbed the “Academy Awards” of tech.
“We are incredibly pleased and humbled to receive this recognition from MassTLC,” said Peter Smith, CEO and Founder of Edgewise. “Given that the organization’s stated mission is ‘to accelerate growth, innovation, and the development of an inclusive tech ecosystem in Massachusetts,’ this award is particularly special to us.”
“Our congratulations to Edgewise Networks and to all of the 21st annual MassTLC Leadership Awards finalists," said Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO of MassTLC. "Each one is an example of the executive leadership, business acumen and technological innovation fueling Massachusetts’ economy and an example of the breadth and depth of talent in our region."
Edgewise is the industry’s first zero trust platform that stops breaches in the data center and cloud. It protects workloads and prevents attackers’ lateral movements by allowing only verified software to communicate. Using machine learning, Edgewise recommends adaptive policies that eliminate 98% of the network attack surface and protect the rest. Gartner has recognized Edgewise as a 2018 Cool Vendor.