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WatchGuard and Frost & Sullivan Offer Three Simple Steps to Help Future-Proof Network Security

New eBook explores how organizations can unlock the full potential of Unified Threat Management

SEATTLE – February 4, 2015 — Combatting enterprise-grade threats, without the resources to deploy enterprise-grade solutions, is a key security challenge for today's midsize businesses. It often results in a piecemeal approach to network security and a complex, disjointed strategy that leaves significant gaps in protection. To help overcome these challenges, WatchGuard Technologies and Frost & Sullivan have released a new eBook titled, "Fulfilling the Promise of Unified Threat Management (UTM): Unlocking Full UTM-Enabled Network Protection," which dives into UTM adoption fears and offers three simple steps that can help organizations future-proof their UTM security strategy.

Download the eBook now.

"While businesses claim that security considerations drive network planning, the reality is that any security technology that hampers network performance is simply switched off," said Chris Rodriguez, senior industry analyst for network security at Frost & Sullivan and author of the executive brief that the eBook is based on. "With network and security demands rising at a meteoric rate, UTM platforms are under even more pressure to quickly inspect and secure traffic without impacting network performance. Traditionally these solutions have struggled to deliver on the performance promise, but new advances from vendors like WatchGuard deliver total system performance, meaning organizations can future-proof their UTM security strategy."

With network performance no longer limiting the UTM value proposition, organizations can future-proof their UTM strategy with three primary steps:

For more comprehensive details around each step, including tips and checklists, download the eBook today. For more information on how WatchGuard's next generation and unified threat management firewalls deliver industry leading performance to keep pace with today's network security demands, click here.

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

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