Awards and Reviews

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...

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...

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Awarded Wi-Fi Security Solution of the Year

CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards, 26 September 2018

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud has been selected as a CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards 2018 winner for one of the program’s marquee awards – "Wi-Fi Security Solution of the Year.” Read on...

WatchGuard T35-W Awarded Best New Security Hardware

Golden Bridge Awards, 24 September 2018

WatchGuard’s Firebox T35-W has won the Gold honor for Best New Security Hardware in the 10th Annual 2018 Golden Bridge Awards. Read on...

Total Security Suite Highly Commended at Managed Services & Hosting Awards

MSH Summit, 19 September 2018

WatchGuard Total Security Suite earned the “Highly Commended” distinction for ‘Most Innovative Managed Service Solution: Security’ at the 2018 Managed Services & Hosting Awards. Read on...

CRN Recognizes WatchGuardONE as a Top 100 Cloud Partner Program

CRN, 17 September 2018

WatchGuardONE was included in CRN’s 2018 Cloud Partner Program Guide, a list of leading technology vendors with cloud-focused partner programs. Read on…

WatchGuard Wins Security Vendor of the Year and Best Network Security Offering

Channelnomics, 13 September 2018

Channelnomics has named WatchGuard Technologies “Security Vendor of the Year” and awarded WatchGuard Total Security Suite the prestigious title of “Best Network Security Offering (Highly Commended)” in the inaugural Channelnomics Security Awards program. Read on...

WatchGuard AP420 Awarded Miercom Certified Secure Accreditation

Miercom, 7 September 2018

WatchGuard’s AP420 with Secure, Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi has been awarded the Miercom Certified Secure accreditation in recognition of its superior performance compared to leading Wi-Fi solutions evaluated in an in-depth competitive security assessment. Read on...

WatchGuard CIO and Senior Security Analyst Win Reboot Leadership Awards

SC Magazine, 23 August 2018

SC Media’s Reboot Leadership Awards 2018 honored WatchGuard Technologies CIO Wayson Vannatta in the “CIO/C-Suite” category, and recognized WatchGuard Senior Security Analyst Marc Laliberte in the “Threat Seeker” category. Read on...

WatchGuard Selected as a Top Workplace in Washington

Puget Sound Business Journal, 17 August 2018

For the second year in a row, WatchGuard Technologies was featured as one of Washington State’s Best Workplaces, a prestigious list compiled based on employee feedback and sentiment. Read on...



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