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WatchGuard Announces Summer Security Sale for SMBs

WatchGuard Promotion for XTM Firewalls and XCS Messaging Security Appliances Targets SMBs Looking for Strong Security at Sizzling Prices

SEATTLE - July 13, 2010. WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader of business security solutions, today announced the launch of its latest promotion – the WatchGuard Summer Security Sale, which is designed to give small to medium sized businesses the latest in network security and web protection at substantially discounted prices.

"Hackers, viruses and malware are no longer enterprise problems," said Mark Romano, Director of Field Marketing at WatchGuard Technologies. "Small to medium sized businesses are the most vulnerable to next generation threats. Because of this, we created the WatchGuard Summer Security Sale as a way to help SMBs stay ahead of the latest hacks, attacks and malware threats."

For a limited time only, customers will be offered discounts of up to 25 percent off of the latest WatchGuard XTM 5 and XTM 8 Series next generation firewalls as well as WatchGuard XCS 370, 570, and 770 Series messaging security and data loss prevention appliances.

World renowned for their bright-red appearance, WatchGuard XTM Series represents the latest in multi-layered, "defense-in-depth" next generation firewall capabilities. Ideal for small businesses up to enterprise organizations, WatchGuard XTM solutions provide unparalleled network, application and data protection, superior management features and capabilities, and unlike competitive UTM appliances, the industry’s best price/performance value.

The WatchGuard XTM 5 Series delivers best in class security performance to small and medium sized businesses that need strong protection without hefty price tags. Enterprise-grade security capabilities include full HTTPS content inspection and VoIP support as well as a bevy of flexible management tools to give SMBs a sure-fire way to keep their networks safe. Seven Ethernet interfaces – six GigE and one FE – provide high-speed LAN backbone infrastructure and gigabit WAN connectivity, and IT administrators can manage the appliances from a centralized console, scriptable CLI, and web UI. Real-time monitoring and rich reporting are included at no extra cost.

Ideal for larger businesses with up to 5,000 users, the WatchGuard XTM 8 Series includes full HTTPS inspection, optional URL filtering, anti-spam, anti-virus and intrusion prevention. Flexible, centralized management tools provide administration access from one intuitive console or a scriptable CLI, and include real-time monitoring and rich reporting. High availability (active/active), multi-WAN, server load balancing, and VLANs can be configured to ensure maximum uptime for large organizations that need non-stop network availability.

WatchGuard XCS appliances deliver the industry's most effective spam and malware security coupled with data loss prevention. Easy-to-use, WatchGuard XCS solutions offer unmatched protection against e-mail and web-based threats, including spam, viruses, malware, blended threats, spyware and more. Additionally, WatchGuard XCS appliances provide advanced data loss prevention (DLP), encryption and management features that make it ideal for small businesses up to the most demanding enterprise network environments.

More information about the WatchGuard Summer Security Sale is available at: www.WatchGuard.com.

About WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
Since 1996, WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. has been the advanced technology leader of business security solutions, providing mission-critical protection to hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. The WatchGuard family of wired and wireless unified threat management appliances, messaging, content security and SSL VPN remote access solutions provide extensible network, application and data protection, as well as unparalleled network visibility, management and control. WatchGuard products are backed by WatchGuard LiveSecurity® Service, an innovative support, maintenance, and education program. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle and has offices serving North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit www.watchguard.com.

WatchGuard is a registered trademark of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners.

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