LG-Ericsson USA Officially Launched

Updated: January 07, 2011

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- LG-Ericsson USA officially launched its brand into the North American market offering a broad portfolio of innovative, scalable end-to-end data and voice networking solutions for businesses ranging in size from small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to large enterprises.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, USA, LG-Ericsson USA, formerly Edgecore Networks, Inc., is a joint venture between Korea-based LG-Ericsson Co., Ltd., a leading provider of cutting-edge telecommunication solutions, and Taiwan-based Accton Technology Corporation, a global provider of voice and data networking solutions.

Combining the industry-leading resources and research and development talent of LG-Ericsson and Accton, LG-Ericsson USA will develop and deliver a line of world-class high-performance data and voice communications solutions to North American SMBs and enterprise businesses. LG-Ericsson owns 60 percent share in the joint venture while Accton owns 40 percent.

LG-Ericsson USA will provide communications solutions to suit business of all sizes. Solutions will include a comprehensive suite of IP PBX systems and a full complement of business-class digital, IP, WiFi, SIP, soft phones, and multimedia terminals, as well as a host of smart, fully-managed and unmanaged switches with a robust Network Management Services (NMS) and Unified Device Manager (UDM) platform to provide easy management.

"The launch of LG-Ericsson USA will, for the first time, provide SMBs and large enterprises with a portfolio of scalable, performance-oriented, unified end-to-end data and voice network solutions from a single manufacturer," stated S.B. Mun, CEO of LG-Ericsson USA. "We are confident that by deploying our solutions, our customers will benefit from improved cost effectiveness and operational efficiency, as well as unparalleled interoperability."

For more information, visit LG-Ericsson USA at: http://www.lgericssonus.com.

About LG-Ericsson

LG-Ericsson is a leading provider of cutting-edge telecommunications and networking solutions across wired, wireless and optical technologies to enterprise customers and operators in Korea and around the world. LG-Ericsson was established as a joint venture between Ericsson and LG-Electronics on June 30, 2010, following Ericsson's acquisition of 50%+1 Nortel stakes in LG-Nortel. The company has 1,300 employees and is headquartered in Seoul, Korea, with its R&D center in Anyang, Korea. More information on LG-Ericsson is available at www.lgericsson.com

About Accton Technology Corporation

Accton Technology Corporation (TAIEX: 2345) is a global premier provider of networking and communications solutions for top tier networking, computer, and telecommunications vendors. Leveraging its advanced software applications and state-of-the-art ASIC, Accton collaborates with its strategic partners to design, develop and manufacture innovative, leading-edge technologies in Zero Time. The company's constantly-evolving core technology and its highly-qualified global workforce make it possible for Accton to deliver superior products that are affordable and robust.

For more information about Accton Technology Corporation, please visit http://www.accton.com.

SOURCE LG-Ericsson USA

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