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WatchGuard appoints MicroWarehouse as distributor in Ireland

17 February 2014 - WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, has appointed MicroWarehouse as its distribution partner in Ireland. With some 1,200 resellers, Dublinbased MicroWarehouse will act as distributor for WatchGuard’s range of unified threat management (UTM) platforms, which combine industry standard hardware with best-of-breed security features and powerful policy-based management and security visibility tools.

“WatchGuard is a world-class security provider and its portfolio of products meets a growing demand for integrated, multi-function security solutions from small and medium enterprises in Ireland, including those moving to the cloud that require secure and reliable connectivity,” said Rory Wilson, Managing Director at MicroWarehouse. “Furthermore, with WatchGuard’s new wireless access points, customers can have the same level of security and centralised management for corporate and personal mobile devices in the business environment.”

“We are committed to growing our presence in Ireland and N. Ireland,” said Jon-Marc Wilkinson, Distribution Manager UK & Ireland at WatchGuard. “MicroWarehouse is the ideal partner to help take our products to market and provide a high level of support through its established network of resellers, experienced sales team, rapid delivery and flexible credit facilities.”

With businesses and organisations facing increasing levels of risk from sophisticated malware and blended security threats, WatchGuard offers defence in depth in one easy-to-manage device, including gateway AntiVirus, URL and Web Content Filtering, Intrusion Prevention and Spam Blocking along with Application Filtering and Control. All WatchGuard UTM platforms also come as standard with the new WatchGuard Dimension suite of visibility and reporting tools.


About MicroWarehouse

MicroWarehouse was established in 1987 and is Irelands largest Irish owned IT distributor, providing software, computer hardware, printers, accessories and other IT products to over 1,200 channel partners in Ireland. With over €3 million of products in stock in our 15,000 square foot facility in Dublin 12, MicroWarehouse can offer next day delivery for almost every order. Vendors include Microsoft, Apple, Symantec, WatchGuard and many more, while its customers range from small retailers to large corporate resellers. For more information, visit


About WatchGuard Technologies

WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader of integrated, multi-function business security solutions that intelligently combine industry standard hardware, Best-of-Breed security features, and policy-based management tools. WatchGuard provides easy-to-use, but enterprise-powerful protection to hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. 

WatchGuard products are backed by WatchGuard LiveSecurity® Service, an innovative support program. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Wash. with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit

For additional information, promotions and updates, follow WatchGuard on Twitter @WatchGuardTech on Facebook, or on the LinkedIn Company page.

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

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

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 Subscribe to The 443 – Security Simplified podcast at, 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.



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