Edgio Expands Its Partnership Ecosystem with TechDirect to Strengthen Presence in Southeast Asia


Edgio, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGIO), the globally-scaled software solutions provider powering secure seamlessly integrated delivery, applications, and streaming experiences at the edge, today announced that it is working with regional IT solutions specialist TechDirect to bring its services and solutions to companies across Southeast Asia (SEA).

This announcement marks the next step in Edgio’s growth plans for the SEA region underpinned by a focus on sectors such as Media and Entertainment, Software and Device Manufacturing, Retail and Ecommerce, Gaming, and Service Providers. The company seeks to strengthen its regional presence with its Edgio AppOps and App Security solutions through its growing partner and reseller ecosystem. With TechDirect becoming Edgio’s first channel partner in SEA, they will join the likes of Microsoft and Verizon Business Group as a part of Edgio’s global partner and reseller ecosystem. 

As cyberthreats loom in the background and consumer expectations for quality user experience continue to mount, Edgio is confident that its solutions are able to empower clients to meet those needs:

  • Edgio AppOps is the only platform that combines App Platform next-generation web application development tools, App Edge web CDN and other network services including traffic splitting, and App Security protection in one easy-to-use platform. It is the most complete Jamstack platform on the market, built to run over 40 modern frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, and Next.js. 
  • Edgio App Security solution takes a multilayered approach to infrastructure protection and web application security to shield businesses and their reputation from the latest in application-layer attacks. Clients can leverage Edgio’s capabilities to double their development speed and run sub-second sites while reaping higher productivity, better performance, better protection and safer deployments at lower costs.

“Against the backdrop of accelerating digital transformation globally, the ability for companies to deliver exceptional digital experiences, as well as build faster and safer solutions for their customers at the edge, have never been more important. Today marks a meaningful step in Edgio’s young history where we bring these capabilities to the SEA region,” said Edwin Koh, Regional Director, SEA at Edgio. “We are pleased to be working with TechDirect, and we look forward to welcoming new partners in SEA into our ecosystem to help realise our vision of supporting companies around the world in delivering the fastest, most dynamic, and frictionless user experience,” added Koh. 

“At TechDirect, we pride ourselves on our commitment to customers’ needs – delivering solutions that best address their needs at any given time – and this is exactly why we are thrilled to be part of Edgio’s partner ecosystem,” said KS Au Yong, Regional Director at TechDirect. “In an increasingly digital economy where speed and security are of the utmost priority to enterprises, Edgio’s industry-leading AppOps and App Security capabilities will be able to provide unparalleled control and ease of use that our expansive network of clients across Singapore, Thailand, and Philippines are looking for, empowering them to achieve next-level operational efficiency without any friction.”
This partnership with TechDirect comes just months after Edgio announced its rebranding from Limelight Networks, following the acquisition of Yahoo’s Edgecast Inc. back in June.

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