Awards and Reviews

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...

Firebox M370 Outperforms the Competition

Miercom Labs, 11 July 2017

According to Miercom, an independent testing lab, the Firebox M370 performs full HTTPS inspection 94% faster than competing solutions. Read on...

Gartner Names WatchGuard 'Visionary'

Gartner 2017 UTM Magic Quadrant, 22 June 2017

For the third consecutive year, Gartner singled out WatchGuard for its ability to quickly respond to emerging needs from midmarket organizations with new software options. Read on...

2017 Women of The Channel + Power 100

CRN, 1 June 2017

Coletta Vigh, Director of Channel Programs at WatchGuard recognized by CRN for her channel initiatives, experience and public support for IT channel sales. Read on...

WatchGuard Firewalls and Security Hardware Take Gold; Six Total Awards

Network Product Guide, 17 May 2017

WatchGuard received six awards from the Network Product Guide 2017 IT World Awards with Firebox T70 winning Gold in two categories. Read on...

WatchGuard Named One of CRN’s Mobility 100

CRN, 8 May 2017

WatchGuard has been recognized CRN’s 2017 Mobility 100 as one of the Coolest Mobile Security And Device Management Vendors. Read on...

5-Star Rating for WatchGuard

CRN, 10 April 2017

WatchGuard earns five stars in CRN’s Partner Program Guide, an elite list of technology vendors that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. Read on...

WatchGuard Wins Developers’ Choice Award, 29 March 2017

WatchGuard’s Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service was recognized with the Developers’ Choice Award for its ease of use and ability to protect highly sensitive data. Read on...

WatchGuard Director Named One of CRN’s 100 Most Influential Channel Executives Again This Year

CRN, 9 March 2017

Coletta Vigh, Director of Channel Programs Worldwide Sales at WatchGuard has been recognized by CRN for her channel initiatives, experience and public support for IT channel sales. Read on...

WatchGuard One of the Coolest Network Security Vendors

CRN, 8 March 2017

Once again, WatchGuard was named one of the Top 25 Coolest Network Security Vendors in the CRN Security 100 awards this year.     Read on...

WatchGuard Named Grand Winner; Winner in Five Categories

Info Security, 1 March 2017

WatchGuard was announced a Grand Winner for Best Company at the 13th Annual Global Excellence awards, and the Firebox T30 won Gold in the “Best Security Products and Solutions for Medium Enterprises” category. 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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