LG-Ericsson and Accton Form a Joint Venture in North America to Deliver Unified Voice and Data Solutions for Businesses of All Sizes
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."