SonicWall Included on the Acclaimed CRN Edge Computing 100 List for 2022


MILPITAS, Calif. — OCT. 25, 2022 — SonicWall announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, earned a spot in its 2022 Edge Computing 100 list in the security category. The annual list honors the trailblazing vendors leading the channel with next-generation technology that is helping to build intelligent edge solutions for Edge Hardware, Software and Services; IoT and 5G Edge Services; and Security.

“SonicWall prides itself on providing innovative security solutions that supply its channel partners with next-generation edge technologies that allow businesses to capture, process, and use data in more intelligent ways,” said SonicWall VP of Products Jayant Thakre. “This acknowledgment by CRN is an indicator of SonicWall’s unwavering commitment to the channel and delivering efficient and reliable security solutions for our customers.”

Now more than ever, we have grown to understand the importance of adapting quickly to market conditions, changes, and trends. The rise of the intelligent edge is making that easier, delivering solutions that move data collection and processing closer to where it’s needed the most — users. Extracting the value of data is a key differentiator for every business today. As more employees move to hybrid or remote work, the need for elevating and securing the edge is critical. The vendors highlighted on this year’s Edge Computing 100 list encompass the dedication and commitment to constantly improving the technology to provide utmost security and precision technology to the channel.

Having an intelligent edge wrapped in security tools and channel services is key to a successful edge deployment, and SonicWall’s cloud-native management and analytics transform threat data into defensive actions to mitigate hidden risks across networks, applications, and users. Its virtual offerings and cloud services are paired with on-premises deployments to solve security issues for SMBs, enterprises and governments.

“CRN’s 2022 Edge Computing 100 list is an exciting opportunity for CRN to recognize innovative vendors that are delivering the technology enterprises need to build unique, intelligent edge solutions,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “These contributors empower channel partners to work smarter and extract the most value from their data. We want to celebrate their impact on the IT channel and the incredible progress we are able to make because of them. Congratulations to all those recognized on this year’s list!”

The categories recognized in this list include Edge Hardware, Software and Services; IoT and 5G Edge Services; and Security.

Companies named to the Edge Computing 100 list are judged on a number of criteria, including the company’s impact on the market, its overall influence on the channel, and the types of technologies and services it makes available to partners to help them build state-of-the-art edge solutions.

Bret Fitzgerald
Bret Fitzgerald is a dynamic marketing and public relations executive who specializes in the IT industry — specifically B2B software. A graduate of Brigham Young University, Fitzgerald has consistently generated metric-driven results and considers himself lucky enough to work with industry leaders in the tech, retail, hospitality and online marketing industries. Fitzgerald strategically oversees multiple PR agencies worldwide and all of SonicWall’s global PR efforts.