WatchGuard Technologies Named to JMP Securities' Fast 50 List of Hottest Privately Held Security and Networking Companies

Report highlights WatchGuard's modular platform approach, ability to continually innovate to keep up-to-date with ever-changing threat landscape

Recognition moves WatchGuard into position as one of industry's most awarded network security companies

SEATTLE – April 3, 2015WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in multi-function security appliances, today announced it has been named to the JMP Securities Fast 50 list of hottest privately held security and networking companies. The list, which was created by the Internet security and communications infrastructure team at JMP, recognizes innovators that have the capability to dominate their respective markets.

"In just over 12 months, WatchGuard has delivered a continual cadence of innovations that are raising the bar for the network security industry, and it's terrific to have this recognition from JMP Securities for the value they see us bringing to the market for our customers," said Rich Barber, chief financial officer at WatchGuard Technologies. Following are the highlights of the company's most recent introductions:

In the past year, highlights of other awards and recognition WatchGuard has received include PC Magazine Highly Recommended, Firebox T10; APT Security solution of the Year, Computing Security Awards; Network Security Company of the Year, Network Computing Magazine; Security Product of the Year, Firebox M440, Network Computing Magazine; and the Top-Rated Next Generation Firewall, WatchGuard XTM 1525, NSS Labs. For a full list to the company's recent awards, click here.