ZEDEDA announces 2022 as a record year

ZEDEDA, the leader in edge orchestration, announced that it recently concluded 2022 with 300% annual revenue growth and 250% nodes under management growth, highlighting the growing strategic importance of IT edge for businesses across all industries and verticals.

“Edge computing has become an essential part of a company’s digital transformation journey,” said Said Ouissal, Founder and CEO of ZEDEDA. “By unlocking insights from real-time production and machine data, edge computing is a key enabler of Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution – marked by cloud-native workloads at the edge. .”

In July, ZEDEDA closed its Series B funding with a wide range of new and existing investors including Coast Range Capital, Lux Capital, Energize Ventures, Almaz Capital, Porsche Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, Juniper Networks, Rockwell Automation, Samsung Next and EDF North America Ventures.

Over the past 12 months, ZEDEDA has demonstrated exceptional business performance and growth, including:

Significant customer growth

  • Rockwell Automation has selected ZEDEDA as a key technology provider for its upcoming edge management offering, which enables users to manage edge devices, orchestrate applications and improve access to manufacturing data. ZEDEDA will enable Rockwell Automation’s distributed edge software portfolio to serve a rapidly growing market segment.
  • VMware announced a multi-year OEM agreement under which ZEDEDA will provide distributed edge management and orchestration capabilities as part of VMware Edge Compute Stack. Combining ZEDEDA with VMware Edge Compute Stack will help customers extend their edge deployments to the device edge with a consistent experience at scale.
  • Emerson has integrated ZEDEDA’s edge management and orchestration offering into its DeltaV™ automation system, enabling Emerson customers to extend DeltaV to the distributed edge. The expanded relationship between Emerson and ZEDEDA will deliver enhanced OT solutions while continuing in the IT environment, delivering software-defined automation and revolutionizing the way customers can deploy and connect workloads within their distributed environments.
  • Advantech and ZEDEDA have launched a new combined solution for Connected Oilfield Systems to streamline and reduce costs in oil and gas operations. Supported by the latest Intel processing technology, the joint Advantech and ZEDEDA solution is available through Arrow Electronics.
  • Switch Automation turned to ZEDEDA to solve their operating system management and deployment challenges by providing innovative, cutting-edge solutions for digital buildings.

“As enterprises embrace digital transformational change, we see great promise in ZEDEDA’s cloud-native solution for modernizing edge computing in industrial environments,” said Thurston Cromwell, vice president of development and innovation and head of Emerson Ventures. “ZEDEDA is a great example of what Emerson Ventures looks for in a strategic partner.”

Strengthening of the management team

To help guide ZEDEDA through this period of exponential growth, the company has built its leadership team with several key hires and promotions:

  • Erik Nordmark, co-founder of the company, has been promoted to chief technology officer.
  • Paul Campaniello has joined the team as Vice President of Marketing to oversee all aspects of marketing and communications globally.
  • Michael Maxey has been hired as Vice President of Business Development to help customers and partners accelerate and simplify the deployment of edge applications.
  • Michael Pearl has transitioned to a new role of Vice President of OEM and Embedded Sales to focus on ZEDEDA’s growing customer base in the OEM and Embedded markets.
  • Ryan Hesson has been named Vice President of Enterprise Sales to lead ZEDEDA’s growth in the enterprise market.

Start a channel program

ZEDEDA has created a channel partner program to enable a secure and scalable orchestration solution for edge environments. Channel partners can accelerate the scale and scope of their customers’ edge deployments, accelerating recognition of new revenue streams and benefiting from generous list price discounts.

“Our channel partners are looking to generate new revenue opportunities and bring cutting-edge projects from the lab to the field,” said Darren Kimura, COO of ZEDEDA. “The program allows customers to move Edge projects into production efficiently.”

Create edge academy, the industry’s first learning center for edge computing

The ZEDEDA Edge Academy debuted as the industry’s first free online hub with educational resources on edge computing. Self-paced video tutorials explain the unique challenges of distributed edge computing and how ZEDEDA can digitally transform operations with edge solutions.

Recognized for business and product excellence

With a strong corporate culture and outstanding products, ZEDEDA has captured the attention of technology and IoT publications for its top awards. Among the highlights of 2022:

  • Named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. To join the team, check out ZEDEDA’s current job openings.
  • Finished second in the Startup of the Year rankings for San Jose in a poll conducted by Hacker Noon.
  • IoT Evolution recognized ZEDEDA for Product of the Year and Excellence in IoT Edge Computing.
  • IoT Breakthrough named ZEDEDA its IoT Partner Ecosystem of the Year.

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