Awards and Reviews

WatchGuard Ranked One of Washington’s Best Workplaces

Puget Sound Business Journal, 23 August 2019

For the third consecutive year, WatchGuard has been featured on the list of Washington State’s Best Workplaces, an elite ranking based on employee feedback and sentiment. Read on…

CRN Names WatchGuard CEO Top Enterprise IT Innovator

CRN, 31 July 2019

As part of CRN's Top 100 Executives Of 2019 list, WatchGuard CEO Prakash Panjwani has been recognized as one of “The Top 25 Enterprise IT Innovators Of 2019.” Read on...

WatchGuard Wins Three Gold Awards in 2019 IT World Awards

Network Products Guide, 30 July 2019

WatchGuard has been recognized with three awards in Network Products Guide’s 2019 IT World Awards, including Gold security product awards for WatchGuard Cloud and Firebox M270, and Gold for Corey Nachreiner in the “CTO of the Year” category. Read on...

WatchGuard’s M270 Named Best SME Security Solution

SC Media, 7 June 2019

WatchGuard’s Firebox M270 has been recognized as the Best SME Security Solution at the 2019 SC Awards Europe. Read on…

Channel Partner Insight Recognizes WatchGuard as its 2019 MSSP Ally of the Year

Channel Partner Insight , 7 June 2019

WatchGuard’s dedication to partner enablement earned the MSSP Ally of the Year award in Channel Partner Insight’s 2019 MSP Innovation Awards program. Read on…

WatchGuard AP325 Earns Editor’s Choice Award, Five Star Rating

IT Pro, 30 May 2019

IT Pro has recognized WatchGuard AP325 with an Editor’s Choice Award and a stellar five star rating for its supreme versatility, enterprise-class features and tough security. Read on…

CRN Honors Four WatchGuard Leaders in 2019 Women of the Channel

CRN, 20 May 2019

CRN has named four members of WatchGuard’s leadership – Michelle Welch, Shari McLaren, Coletta Vigh and Maria Pinto – to its Women of the Channel list for 2019. Welch has also been recognized in CRN’s 2019 Power 100. Read on...

WatchGuard Makes CRN’s 2019 Mobility 100 List

CRN, 6 May 2019

For the fourth year in a row, CRN has recognized WatchGuard Technologies in its annual Mobility 100 list, naming WatchGuard as one of the “30 Coolest Mobile Device Management And Security Companies” of 2019. Read on...

SC Labs Gives WatchGuard’s M270 Outstanding Review

SC Media, 1 May 2019

WatchGuard’s Firebox M270 with Total Security Suite has finished at the top of its class with an outstanding review from SC Labs’ SIEM and UTM-NGFW products group test. Read on…

WatchGuard AP125 Wins Technology Reseller Editor’s Choice Award

Technology Reseller Magazine, 9 April 2019

WatchGuard AP125 earned a prestigious Editor’s Choice Award from Technology Reseller Magazine for its industry-leading security, high performance and scalability. Read on…

WatchGuard Secures 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2019 Partner Program Guide

CRN, 1 April 2019

CRN has once again recognized WatchGuard with a prestigious 5-Star rating in its annual Partner Program Guide for 2019. Read on...

WatchGuard wins Three 2019 InfoSec Awards

Cyber Defense Magazine, 4 March 2019

WatchGuard has been recognized with Cyber Defense Magazine 2019 InfoSec Awards in three impressive categories, including Editor’s Choice for Security Company of the Year! Read on...

WatchGuard Named Coolest Network Security Vendor

CRN 2019 Security 100, 25 February 2019

For the fourth year in a row, CRN has named WatchGuard to its annual Security 100 list, recognizing WatchGuard as one of the 20 Coolest Network Security Vendors again for 2019. Read on…

WatchGuard Wins Three 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, 21 February 2019

WatchGuard once again earned high praise at the 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence awards, receiving Gold for the Multi-Factor Authentication category and Silver for the Network Security and Best Cybersecurity Company categories. Read on...

5 WatchGuard Executives Named CRN 2019 Channel Chiefs

CRN, 11 February 2019

WatchGuard’s Michelle Welch, Mark Romano, Himanshu Verma, Bryce Hjalseth and Coletta Vigh have been recognized as CRN 2019 Channel Chiefs for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the WatchGuardONE channel partner program. Read on...

WatchGuard AuthPoint Wins Gold

Info Security Products Guide, 4 February 2019

WatchGuard has been awarded three honors at Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards this year, including a Gold title for AuthPoint in the Authentication Solution (Multi, Single or Two-Factor) category. Read on...

WatchGuard Named Channelnomics Security Vendor of the Year

Channelnomics, 30 November 2018

WatchGuard was named “Security Vendor of the Year” at the Channelnomics Innovation Awards, a prestigious program recognizing leaders in the channel. Read on…

AuthPoint Wins CRN Tech Innovators Award for Network Security

CRN , 12 November 2018

WatchGuard’s AuthPoint has been named the winner in the “Security – Network” category in CRN’s 2018 Tech Innovators Awards. Read on...

AuthPoint and Firebox M270 Named Leaders in Cyber Defense Global Awards

Cyber Defense Magazine, 3 October 2018

WatchGuard wins two 2018 Cyber Defense Global Awards: “Leader Unified Threat Management (UTM)” for Firebox M270, and “Leader Multi-Factor Authentication” for AuthPoint. Read on...

Himanshu Verma Named to CRN “100 People You Don’t Know But Should 2018” List

CRN, 1 October 2018

CRN has recognized WatchGuard Director of Product Management Himanshu Verma as one of its “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” in the IT channel for 2018. Read on...



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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