Awards and Reviews

WatchGuard Security Hardware Wins Gold in 2018 IT World Awards

Network Products Guide, 26 June 2018

WatchGuard was recognized with three honors in Network Products Guide’s 13th Annual 2018 IT World Awards, winning Gold in the Security Hardware category once again for the WatchGuard Firebox M370. Read on...

T55-W Earns IT Pro Editor’s Choice Award, Five Star Rating

IT Pro, 1 June 2018

IT Pro honored WatchGuard’s Firebox T55-W with five stars and recognized the security appliance with its prestigious Editor’s Choice Award for offering a remarkable range of easily configured security features and providing excellent value. Read on...

Firebox T15 Awarded Five Stars, Named IT Pro Editor’s Choice

IT Pro, 28 May 2018

WatchGuard Firebox T15 earned five stars from IT Pro’s expert product review team and was awarded with a prestigious Editor’s Choice recommendation for being the perfect, super-strength network security appliance for small businesses. Read on...

WatchGuard Honored on CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel and Power 100

CRN, 14 May 2018

WatchGuard’s Coletta Vigh and Michelle Welch have been honored by CRN as part of its 2018 Women of the Channel. This also marks the third consecutive year that Vigh has earned a spot on CRN’s prestigious Power 100 list. Read on...

WatchGuard Earns Spot on CRN’s 2018 Mobility 100

CRN, 7 May 2018

CRN recognized WatchGuard as one of the “30 Coolest Mobile Security and Device Management Vendors” as part of its 2018 Mobility 100 list of influential vendors that are bringing innovative mobile products and services to market. Read on...

WatchGuard Wins MSSP Ally of the Year in 2018 MSP Awards

Channelnomics, 26 April 2018

WatchGuard was recognized as MSSP Ally of the Year at the Channelnomics MSP Awards 2018. These awards honor vendors that provide successful, effective and channel-friendly partner programs that offer significant support and innovative technologies. Read on...

WatchGuard Honored with Four 2018 InfoSec Awards

Cyber Defense Magazine, 17 April 2018

WatchGuard was named a Leader in the Security Company of the Year category, WatchGuard CTO Corey Nachreiner won Editor’s Choice for CTO of the Year, and the Firebox M470 and Firebox T35 were recognized as Most Innovative in the Firewall and Unified Threat Management categories, respectively. Read on...

WatchGuard Earns 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide

CRN, 2 April 2018

Once again, WatchGuard has been awarded five stars by CRN in their annual Partner Program Guide, recognizing the strongest and most successful partner programs in the channel today. Read on...

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CRN Recognizes WatchGuard as One of the Coolest Network Security Vendors in its 2018 Security 100

CRN, 5 March 2018

For the third year in a row, WatchGuard has been recognized as a top network security vendor by CRN's Security 100 list as one of its 20 Coolest Network Security Vendors. Read on...

The Firebox T15-W Comes Packed with Security Protections

BizTech Magazine, 5 March 2018

BizTech Magazine reviewed WatchGuard's feature-packed Firebox T15-W, remarking on its enterprise-grade security protections, simple setup for IT teams, and other major advantages. Read on…

WatchGuard Named Grand Trophy Winner; Earns Eight Total Awards

Info Security Products Guide, 28 February 2018

WatchGuard Named Grand Trophy Winner in Info Security Products Guide’s 14th Annual Global Excellence Awards, and the WatchGuard APT Blocker won Gold for Advanced Persistent Threat Detection and Response. Read on...

CRN Recognizes Two WatchGuard Executives As 2018 Channel Chiefs

CRN, 12 February 2018

CRN named WatchGuard’s Director of Global Channel Programs, Coletta Vigh, and Partner Marketing Manager, Bryce Hjalseth, to its prestigious list of top IT channel leaders. Read on...

WatchGuard Wins Four Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Including Gold for the Firebox M470

Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, 7 February 2018

WatchGuard took home four honors in the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, including a Gold award in the Network Security category for the Firebox M470. Read on...

WatchGuard wins "Preferred Vendor 2018" in Security

ChannelPartner/IDG, 1 February 2018

WatchGuard has been recognized by ChannelPartner/IDG as one of the top vendors and best market performers in Security. Read on...

WatchGuard AP420 Earns Five Stars and Editor’s Choice Award from IT Pro

IT Pro, 16 January 2018

IT Pro awarded the WatchGuard AP420 with a five-star score and an Editor’s Choice award for excellent, enterprise class wireless security, slick cloud management and its competitive line-up of features. Read on…

WatchGuard Firebox T70 Wins Best Security Appliance of the Year

IT Pro, 27 December 2017

The Firebox T70 won Best Security Appliance of 2017 in IT Pro’s Product of the Year Awards for its exceptional performance and unbeatable price. Read on...

WatchGuardONE Featured in CRN’s 2017 Cloud Partner Program Guide

CRN, 19 September 2017

WatchGuardONE achieved “Best-in-Cloud” status in the CRN 2017 Cloud Partner Program Guide; the definitive handbook to help solution providers navigate the booming cloud marketplace. Read on...

WatchGuard CEO Named One of CRN’s Top Midmarket Vendor Executives of 2017

CRN, 18 September 2017

Prakash Panjwani, CEO of WatchGuard Technologies, was recognized by CRN for his experience and commitment to strengthening the company’s channel program and building powerful partnerships. Read on...

WatchGuard CTO and Threat Analyst Honored in SC Magazine Reboot Leadership Awards

SC Magazine, 24 August 2017

WatchGuard CTO Corey Nachreiner was honored in the CIO/C-Suite category and threat analyst Marc Laliberte was honored in the “Rising Star” category. Read on...

WatchGuard’s T70 and Wi-Fi Cloud Win Gold; Five Total Awards

Golden Bridge Awards, 14 August 2017

WatchGuard honored with five 2017 Golden Bridge Awards, including two Gold titles for Network Firewalls Innovations and Wireless Security Solution Innovations. 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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