Ribbon Communications Completes Acquisition of Edgewater Networks

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Ribbon Communications Inc., a global enabler in secure and intelligent cloud communications, has closed the acquisition of Edgewater Networks, a global player in Network Edge Orchestration for the distributed enterprise and Unified Communications (UC) market.

“The acquisition of Edgewater Networks aligns perfectly with our strategic initiatives,” said Fritz Hobbs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ribbon Communications. “In addition to becoming a market leader in enterprise Session Border Controllers, it allows us to immediately extend Edgewater solutions internationally, expand our cloud offerings, and enter the SD-WAN market.”

“We project that this acquisition will be immediately accretive to Ribbon for the remainder of fiscal 2018,” said Daryl Raiford, Chief Financial Officer of Ribbon Communications. “We will provide an update on our consolidated outlook for full year 2018 for both revenue and adjusted EBITDA, including Edgewater, on our third quarter 2018 earnings call.”

Ribbon Communications Inc. is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe.

Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, Ribbon delivers highly reliable, unified and embedded real-time communications capabilities to customers in more than 25 countries and on 6 continents.

The Company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to all IP and fully virtualized, secure, cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses. Ribbon’s market-leading communications security solutions are based on a big data behavioral analytics platform and offer customers enhanced network intelligence and security.

The Company’s Kandy Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) enables rapid service creation and digital transformation by delivering customers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded and unified communications capabilities.


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