- LG-Ericsson and Accton Form a Joint Venture in North America to Deliver Unified Voice and Data Solutions for Business of All Sizes
- IRVINE, Calif.-August 16, 2010-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.
LG-Ericsson empowers enterprise customers and telecommunications operators around the world with a full range of cutting-edge fixed and wireless telecommunications and networking solutions. The company is a joint venture between Ericsson and LG Electronics. It was established on November 3, 2005 and renamed LG-Ericsson after Ericsson acquired a majority stake in it. The company has 1300 employees and is headquartered in Seoul, Korea, with its R&D center in Anyang, Korea.
For more information go to: 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.
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Ken Hagihara, Media Relations
For LG-Ericsson USA
Integrity Public Relations
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