Press Release

Nov
22

WatchGuard adds Firstnet to growing channel

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CRN Reseller of the Year gets visit from Steve Coogan

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WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Firstnet Group – CRN’s SMB Reseller of the Year, 2017 – to its growing partner network. Focused on delivering enterprise-class solutions to SMEs and distributed enterprises, new Gold Partner Firstnet will supply and support WatchGuard’s full range of network security, secure Wi-Fi and network intelligence solutions.

Comedian Steve Coogan turned up at Firstnet’s offices and datacentre in Leeds to make the presentation and shoot a short video, you can see at: https://www.firstnet-marketing.com/watchguard-gold-partner

With offices in London, Leeds and Manchester, Firstnet offers a complete suite of services and solutions from best-in-class vendors and designs, deploys and manages complex end-to-end networks, backed up by over 140 experienced engineers, a 24x7 Networks Operations Centre and three purpose built data centres.  Firstnet’s customers range from large corporates through to small-to-medium enterprises and start-ups.

“WatchGuard is the latest addition to our growing information security portfolio to meet a growing demand for cost-effective, integrated and scalable security solutions from our customers, in the face of increasing levels of cyber attacks,” said David Cusworth, Managing Director at Firstnet Group.

“Firstnet’s success is built on its in-depth technical and business expertise and its commitment to deliver high-quality enterprise solutions and services to the SME market at affordable prices, is directly in-line with our vision at WatchGuard,” said Jonathan Whitley, sales director for Northern Europe at WatchGuard. “Firstnet is a strong addition to our partner network at a time of record market growth in the UK for WatchGuard driven by an exciting new generation of network security and secure Wi-Fi products.”

 

About Firstnet Group

Firstnet Group are a leading independent provider of Data Centre services and IT solutions, enabling users and businesses to do more through technology. Firstnet bring together the world’s leading vendors and technologies where we advise, supply, implement and manage our customers ICT requirements.

Firstnet also provide clients with the best cloud, co-location and availability services and solutions which are delivered out of our own Tier 3 standard data centres.  Our Aim is to deliver first class services at very competitive costs.

To learn more, visit http://www.firstnet-solutions.com

 

About WatchGuard Technologies

WatchGuard® Technologies is a global leader in network security, providing best-in-class Unified Threat Management, Next Generation Firewall, secure Wi-Fi, and network intelligence products and services to more than 75,000 customers worldwide. The company’s mission is to make enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity, making WatchGuard an ideal solution for Distributed Enterprises and SMBs. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit WatchGuard.com.

For additional information, promotions and updates, follow WatchGuard on Twitter, @WatchGuard on Facebook, or on the LinkedIn Company page. Also, visit our InfoSec blog, Secplicity, for real-time information about the latest threats and how to cope with them at www.secplicity.org.

About WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in network security, endpoint security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence. The company’s award-winning products and services are trusted around the world by more than18,000 security resellers and service providers to protect more than 250,000 customers. WatchGuard’s mission is to make enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity, making WatchGuard an ideal solution for midmarket businesses and distributed enterprises. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit WatchGuard.com.

For additional information, promotions and updates, follow WatchGuard on Twitter, @WatchGuardUK on Facebook, or on the LinkedIn Company page. Also, visit our InfoSec blog, Secplicity, for real-time information about the latest threats and how to cope with them at www.secplicity.org. Subscribe to The 443 – Security Simplified podcast at Secplicity.org, or wherever you find your favorite podcasts.

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

 

 

 

Media Contacts

Chris Warfield
WatchGuard Technologies
206.876.8380

Peter Rennison
PRPR
1442 245030

 


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