The OEM Program aims to make Critical Links award-winning edgeBOX software solutions available to OEM network equipment manufacturers.

Under the program, OEM partners gain access to a complete and integrated software platform for the development of converged and sophisticated “all in one” networking devices targeted at SMBs and Branch Offices.

The edgeBOX software platform enables network equipment vendors to go to market faster, reduce market entry costs, and increase ROI on new “all in one” SMB business gateway products. The platform can easily be deployed across various “silicon” vendor’s platforms, operating systems and other third-party software component vendors, allowing customers to choose platforms that optimize time-to-market, costs, and performance.

New networking products and services increasingly rely on software features to deliver differentiation and remain competitive. The edgeBOX platform is ideally suited to enable the quick development of converged Business gateways targeted at the booming SMB and managed services market.

The edgeBOX software platform provides a comprehensive development and release management infrastructure, allowing for the development and/or integration of unique value-added capabilities for differentiation and easy deployment of new features and services over time, through a sophisticated software update system. Professional customization, integration and validation services allow Critical Links to meet aggressive schedules for new OEM product launches while integrating the necessary third-party components, and customizing services for differentiation.

A pool of more than 160 engineers, with extensive knowledge in networking and embedded real-time systems, at Critical Software (CMMi-3, ISO9001,ISO15504 certified) guarantee quick response times and produce high quality, reliable products.

A variety of licensing options are available for edgeBOX OEM software platform. Vendors who are interested in licensing Critical Links products and technologies should contact Critical Links at sales@critical-links.com.