In the 2014 Global Analysis of Unified Threat Management and Next Generation Firewall Market research study done by Frost & Sullivan, WatchGuard Technologies was deemed the best in three categories: Flexibility, Management and Usability, and Value. It also got favorable citations for Roadmap and Performance and Scalability.
Frost & Sullivan Senior Industry Analyst for Network Security Chris Rodriguez said that WatchGuard is a force to reckon with in the UTM and NGFW industry due to its continuous commitment to improve or develop products. He added that their simple-to-use products which are geared towards integration, visibility and performance provide much value.
The report highlighted specific benefits that users can get from WatchGuard's products. First, it commends the unparalleled ability of WatchGuard Dimension to identify issues in performance and security. The flexibility of WatchGuard's platform was also cited because it can allow the integration of the security functions that a user desires.
WatchGuard's products also provide great value by consolidating the top security technologies into their Fireware platform. Their platforms are also powered by Intel processors to deliver improved packet processing and increased performance on commercial hardware. Although WatchGuard's products are already considered top-notch, the company is still committed to a roadmap of future improvements.
In connection with this report, WatchGuard Technologies Vice President for Asia-Pacific Scott Robertson said that their customers look for the same level of functionality and security from technologies that protect their facilities from threats. He added that the combination of their hardware, firmware, best-of-breed services, and utility tools deliver a formidable package with unmatched prowess in security technology.
Based in Seattle, Washington, WatchGuard Technologies Incorporated's products are supported by the WatchGuard LiveSecurity Service support program. Due to the success of their operations, they have also ventured into the Asia Pacific, European, and Latin American markets. To learn more about the company, visit their official website. You can also get the latest news and updates from their Facebook page, Twitter account and LinkedIn Company page.