Atlanta, Georgia – October 21, 2021 – Cox Communications today announced that its full-stack cloud agnostic, compute infrastructure, Cox Edge, was named a winner in the Light Reading 2021 Leading Lights Awards program for the best New Cloud Product or Service.
The Leading Lights is the telecom industry's most prestigious awards program, recognizing top companies and executives for their outstanding achievements in next-generation communications technology, applications, services, strategies and innovations. The winners were announced during an online awards ceremony on October 8, 2021.
“We believe Edge computing is the foundational technology required to implement the next generation of high value use cases for consumers and businesses alike. We are set to provide reliable, near zero latency, fully-connected experiences,” said Ron Lev, executive director, Cox Edge. “Cox Edge was designed to process data at the edge of our network addressing the need to digitally transform our customer’s businesses and ensure they have what they need to manage the experiences they aspire to deliver.”
Cox Edge is a solution strategically designed to deliver ultra-low latency compute platform. With Cox Edge, businesses now have the ability to allow their customers to get closer to the cloud than ever before while remaining compatible with a plethora of applications fully integrated with other Cox technology. With a portfolio of products to choose from, users get a unique experience that allows them to meet their goals efficiently and process their heavy workloads faster.
"Congratulations to Cox Communications for being selected as a Leading Lights winner," said Light Reading Editor-in-Chief Phil Harvey. "The award demonstrates that Cox Communications not only had a great year but is on a trajectory to continue to make a difference in the global communications industry. We look forward to seeing what they do next."
Light Reading's reputation for fiercely independent analysis of the people, products, and companies it covers makes this the most credible and authoritative awards program in the industry. Leading Lights judging was conducted by Light Reading's editors with input from the analyst team at Heavy Reading.
For a full list of winners, please visit Light Reading's blog here. To learn more about Cox Edge visit www.coxedge.com.
About Light Reading
Light Reading is an independent B2B digital media platform providing daily news analysis and insight for the global communications networking and services industry. Our broad readership and solid reputation make us the leading resource for telecom, mobile and cable network operators; cloud services players; and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications and professional services. Light Reading has over 500,000 qualified registered users, our websites attract over 1.3 million monthly page views and our newsletters are sent out to 220,000 opt-in subscribers. Our brand is also active across all social media channels, with over 100,000 members and followers. The Light Reading Group incorporates a dedicated research division, Heavy Reading; more than 15 successful annual industry events, including the Big 5G Event; several targeted online communities, including The 5G Exchange, Connecting Africa and Broadband World News, that dig even deeper into key areas of the global communications industry; and its sister industry news site Telecoms.com.
About Cox Edge
The newest Cox Communications business line, Cox EdgeSM is committed to enabling the evolving needs of businesses digital transformation journey with a low latency edge-cloud service. With the launch of Cox Edge, Cox Communication is bringing together a full stack edge services and its global network assets and continuously expanding commercial product portfolio including, Cox Business telecommunication solutions, managed cloud services, complex network management for hospitality, healthcare, education, retail, media and other verticals, giving them an edge in the digital race for the connected future. For information on how Cox Edge enables ultra-low latency edge cloud, visit www.coxedge.com.
About Cox Business
Cox Edge is the newest Cox business line that addresses the evolving needs of its commercial customers. Cox Business provides a combination of connectivity, communications, cloud and video services to more than 355,000 small and regional businesses nationwide, including health care providers; K−12 and higher education; financial institutions; and federal, state and local governments. The organization also serves most of the top-tier wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division. For more information, please visit www.coxbusiness.com.
About Сoх Communications
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through technology. The largest private broadband company in America, we proudly serve six and a half million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that make each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.