SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2011) - EdgeWave Inc. (OTCBB: EWVE) (OTCQB: EWVE), a leader in Secure Content Management (SCM) solutions, announced today that the Golden Bridge Awards has named its Web and Email Security solutions as finalists for the 3rd Annual 2011 Golden Bridge Awards in the categories of Best URL/Web Filtering, Best Managed Security Service, and Best Anti-Spam Service. These industry and peer awards from Golden Bridge Awards are the world's premier business awards. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest including new start-ups. Winners will be honored in New York City on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 during the 3rd annual dinner and presentation ceremony.

Honored as a finalist in the category of "Best URL/Web Filtering," iPrism is an industry-leading Internet filtering and Secure Web Gateway appliance solution boasting millions of end users worldwide across thousands of enterprises, educational institutions, and government agencies. iPrism protects organizations from security, regulatory, productivity and network performance risks that can result from inappropriate use of Web, IM and P2P. Delivering enterprise-level features with the simplicity valued by small to mid-size organizations, iPrism delivers multilayered protection from threats such as malware, botnets, viruses, spyware, circumvention tools, anonymous browsing, IM, P2P, and inappropriate content.

Honored as a finalist in the categories of "Best Managed Security Service," and "Best Anti-Spam Service," EdgeWave Email Security protects against internal and external messaging threats including spam, viruses, botnets, spyware, phishing schemes, identity theft, and inappropriate content. The company's zero-touch solutions include hosted services and appliances that are fully managed by EdgeWave messaging security experts. EdgeWave appliances have optional Vx Technology, which provides automatic failover to a hosted service in case of overwhelming attacks or when needed for load balancing. Vx Technology ensures uninterrupted email security should unforeseen events occur affecting email servers or power resources. This performance resiliency is the industry's first true hybrid messaging security protection, integrating a local network appliance with a hosted service.

"It's an honor to be named a finalist by Golden Bridge Awards for this esteemed industry and peer award," said Ron Kaplan, Director of Product Management at EdgeWave. "This further validates our position as a company poised to successfully overcome the challenges of an ever evolving threat landscape. Our team of experts is committed to mitigating the risk associated with doing business in today's 2.0 world, by delivering customers the most advanced and relevant security technology available. This recognition validates our efforts and reinforces our dedication to providing products that can demonstrate the greatest security and success."

An annual achievement and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world.

"Finalists in 3rd Annual Golden Bridge Awards, including EdgeWave, represent the security industry's best-in-class," said Rake Narang, Executive Editor and Managing Director of Golden Bridge Awards. "Our readers recognize that these companies are making today's businesses more secure, and are helping to set a new standard across the industry."

For more information regarding EdgeWave and its Secure Content Management solutions, please visit or call 1-800-782-3762.

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at

About EdgeWave Inc.™
EdgeWave Inc. (OTCBB: EWVE) (OTCQB: EWVE) develops and markets on demand, on-premises, and hybrid Secure Content Management (SCM) solutions to the mid-enterprise and service provider markets. The EdgeWave portfolio of web, email and data protection technologies delivers comprehensive secure content management with unrivalled ease of deployment and the lowest TCO on the market. The company's award winning iPrism Web Security and Email Security products are complemented by email archiving and data loss protection solutions, and can be delivered as hosted, on-premises, and hybrid services. With 6,500 customers and over 200 partners worldwide, EdgeWave strives to deliver simple, high performance solutions that offer excellent value.

Based in San Diego, California, EdgeWave markets its solutions through a network of value added resellers, ISPs and MSPs, distributors, system integrators, OEM partners and directly to end users. For more information about EdgeWave, visit

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