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Masergy wins Leading Lights 2020 award

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Masergy Communications, a software defined networking and cloud services company, has been named the winner in Light Reading’s Leading Lights Awards 2020 for the Most Innovative SD-WAN Service.


Light Reading is a telecommunications industry information company that provides daily news for the global communications networking and services industry. The Light Reading’s Most Innovative SD-WAN Service award is given to the company that has launched the most innovative SD-WAN service for enterprise and/or small or medium-sized corporate users during the past year.


Masergy has been recognized for AIOps, the industry’s first integrated, AI-managed digital assistant for network optimization. Shadow IT Discovery is another industry-integrated solution that provides visibility into cloud applications, helping to enhance network security. Also, Masergy has introduced their Identity Based WAN Analytics, which provides visibility to each user to better facilitate a Zero Trust security strategy.


This innovative software networking company continues to deploy its SD-WAN services. The company has expanded its SD-WAN Secure portfolio and has offered network, access, management and security flexibility since July. Also, Masergy is the only vendor to have a single SD-WAN solution that combines a global software-defined network, firewall services, unparalleled customer service, AIOps, shadow IT discovery, identity-based WAN analysis and shared management options.


Masergy Chairman and CEO, Chris MacFarland commented: “We are honored to have our SD-WAN solution recognized as Most Innovative SD-WAN Service by the Light Reading team.” “Masergy was built on a foundation of enabling businesses to transform with certainty, and we remain committed to helping our clients leverage their IT infrastructure to build their digital vision. Our SD-WAN provides companies with high-performance network services and security across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, all with a flexible management approach to meet their needs.”


The winners of the Leading Lights Awards were announced on August 21st in a special online video conference call. The awards consisted of 21 categories, including recognition for companies that have made progress in networking, digital enabling, 5G, AI/Analytics, edge computing, blockchain, SD-WAN, cloud telecommunications and more.

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