Awards and Reviews


Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards

WatchGuard Named Grand Winner; Winner in Five Award Categories

Info Security, March 2017

WatchGuard was announced a Grand Winner for Best Company at the 13th Annual Global Excellence awards, and the Firebox T30 won Gold in the “Best Security Products and Solutions for Medium Enterprises” category. Read on...

2017 CRN Security 100

WatchGuard One of the Coolest Network Security Vendors

CRN, March 2017

Once again, WatchGuard was named one of the Top 25 Coolest Network Security Vendors in the CRN Security 100 awards this year.
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Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

T70 Wins Best UTM Product

Cybersecurity, February 2017

WatchGuard’s Firebox T70 has been recognized as the Best Unified Threat Management solution in the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence awards. Read on...

Gold Award Goes to WatchGuard Cloud Wi-Fi

Gold Award Goes to WatchGuard Cloud Wi-Fi

Business: Handel, December 2016

WatchGuard’s Secure, Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi solution received the GOLD AWARD Top Produkt Handel 2017 at Euroshop Tradeshow in Germany. Read on...

Firebox M5600 Earns Top Honors

Firebox M5600 Earns Top Honors

Network Product Guide, May 2016

The industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide singles out Firebox M5600 for Gold Award in Unified/Integrated Security category. Read on...

Firebox T30-W Receives 5-Star Reviews

Firebox T30-W Receives 5-Star Reviews

SC Magazine, May 2016

SC Magazine’s verdict: “If you are an SMB, you really need to give this a close look. At this price you hardly can go wrong as it has a lot of big box functionality.” Read on...

CRN Channel Chiefs Award

WatchGuardONE Director Named as One of CRN's 100 Most Influential Channel Executives

CRN, June 2016

Coletta Vigh has been recognized by CRN for her channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for IT channel sales. Read on...

CRN - 5-Star Rating for WatchGuard

5-Star Rating for WatchGuard

CRN, March 25, 2015

CRN’s 5-Star Partner Program comprises the definitive list of technology vendors that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. Read on...

IT Pro - Highly Recommended Rating for Wireless Solution

Highly Recommended Rating for Wireless Solution

IT Pro UK, May 2016

The latest review of WatchGuard’s Firebox T30-W calls out its powerful performance and sensible price. Read on...

Gartner 2015 Award

Gartner Names WatchGuard 'Visionary'

Gartner 2015 UTM Magic Quadrant, September 3, 2015

Gartner singled out WatchGuard for its ability to quickly respond to emerging needs from midmarket organizations with new software options. Read on...

Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award

New Product Innovation Award

Frost & Sullivan, August 4, 2015

WatchGuard's APT Blocker solution was singled out for product quality, pricing, manageability, and easy integration with a host of other robust security capabilities. Read on...

Cutting Edge SIEM Solution

Cutting Edge SIEM Solution

Cyber Defense Magazine, April 20, 2015

WatchGuard’s security visibility solution, Dimension, earned top honors in the Security Information and Events Management category. Read on...

Miercom High Performance Verification

Miercom High Performance Verification

Miercom Labs, April 20, 2015

When Miercom performed stringent tests on leading security products, the Firebox M300 was 385% faster performing HTTPS inspection than competitors. Read on...

Firebox M200 Review Earns PC Pro Recommendation

Firebox M200 Review Earns PC Pro Recommendation

PC Pro, September 2015

The magazine's reviewers gave the M200 high praise for its ease of use and enterprise-grade protection at an SMB-friendly price. Read on...

Excellence in Information Security Testing

Excellence in Information Security Testing

ICSA Labs, April 20, 2015

This award acknowledges WatchGuard's dedication and willingness to undertake rigorous ICSA Labs testing to ensure high quality products.

Most Innovative Firewall/VPN Solution

Most Innovative Firewall/VPN Solution

Cyber Defense Magazine, April 20, 2015

The Firebox M500 has been recognized for its next-generation innovation, again raising the bar for information security capabilities. Read on...

Network Computing Awards - Hardware Product of the Year 2016

Hardware Product of the Year

Network Computing, March 2016

WatchGuard’s Firebox M500 solution for midsize businesses and distributed enterprises walks away with Hardware Product of the Year award.



Following a very smooth installation process, the WatchGuard appliances have performed exactly how I hoped they would – put simply, strong security, properly done!

Andy Evers, IT Manager, Red Carnation


WatchGuard’s appliances just seemingly take care of themselves, giving us more reliable connectivity. We have a much better security posture with significantly more information.

Bill Fife, Director of Technology, Wholesale Electric


WatchGuard has everything in one product, which from my past experience is quite rare in something that’s so user-friendly. The main benefit is it’s a ‘single pane of glass’ – everything is managed essentially through one system manager console. The ability of that is

Mathew Lister, Assistant ICT Director, Outwood Grange Academies Trust



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