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Aug
29

Now Available: AP420 Indoor High Density Access Point

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It gives me great pleasure to announce the availability of the AP420, our indoor 802.11ac Wave 2 4x4 access point. The AP420’s Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) features mean it’s perfectly suited for the highest client density deployments. This access point easily serves crowded rooms full of smartphones, laptops and tablets to give users an excellent mobile connectivity experience. The AP420 also includes a 3rd radio for dedicated WIPS (Wireless Intrusion Prevention System) and RF optimization scanning. This 3rd radio will constantly defend your airspace against prolific man-in-the-middle (MitM)...

Aug
17

Now Available: Firebox M370, M470, M570, and M670

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I’m excited to announce the availability today of four new mid-range Firebox appliances that provide industry leading performance, especially with all security capabilities enabled, along with greater flexibility in network port configurations.


Over past few years at WatchGuard we’ve consistently educated our customers about the need to inspect encrypted web traffic using all of the security services available on our appliances. Network defenses that don’t adequately process and inspect encrypted traffic leave employees, customers and partners vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to a 201...

Aug
03

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance

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Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,


On Friday, August 4 at 5PM PDT, we will deploy an update to WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud to improve performance and stability with the Manage service. 


​During the maintenance window (approximately 30 minutes), Wi-Fi Cloud services will be unavailable, including Manage, Go, Analyze, and Engage. Your access points will continue to work with no interruption, but guest users will be unable to access spash pages until Engage is available again at the end of the maintenance window. 


If you have any questions regarding the update, please visit www.watchguard...

Jul
27

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance

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Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,


We are planning a brief maintenance on Sunday, July 30, 2017 between 1:00AM and 6:00AM Pacific Time to deploy improvements to the Wi-Fi Cloud.


During the maintenance window, the Wi-Fi Cloud services will be down for maintenance (approximately 2 hours) including Manage, Go, Engage, and Analyze modules. Your access points will continue to pass client traffic and will not be interrupted. 


Enhancements are:


  • Role-Based Control

    Use role profiles to enforce restrictions (VLAN assignments, Bandwidth controls, Firewall rules, redirection URLs) on users...
Jul
17

Fireware 12.0 Open Beta Notice

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UPDATE: A feature for GWC was mentioned as being deployed in 12.0 in a previous post, but this has been corrected to a later release date. Stay tuned for more product release updates through the product blog!


WatchGuard is excited to announce that a Beta release is available now for the 12.0 version of the Fireware Operating System.  This is a public Beta release that is open to all Firebox and XTM users.  Sign up to participate at our software download page and start submitting feedback via our Beta portal today.


Fireware 12.0 Highlights


Improved Malware Detection


  • New Gateway...
Jun
14

Now Available: MSSP Command

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WatchGuardONE partners who are enrolled as an MSSP Partner, can now access the new MSSP Command tool, which is available from the WatchGuard Partner Portal Tools navigation. This new tool has replaced the previous MSSP Dashboard to provide easier management and greater visibility into your Monthly Flexible Points business for MSSP devices.


Improved User Experience:


MSSP Command offers a completely revamped user interface that is easy to use and navigate, whether you are wanting to know more about your MSSP business through interactive charts and diagrams, quickly apply changes to point...

Jun
08

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance

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Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,


We are planning a brief maintenance today (Thursday, June 8, 2017) between 8:00PM and 10:00PM Pacific Time to deploy improvements to the Go Template (Go_1) in order to support new WatchGuard access point models. 


During the maintenance window, your access points will continue to function normally and client traffic will not be interrupted. Your Go service within the Wi-Fi Cloud will be intermittently unavailable for 30 minutes during the maintenance window.


If you have any questions regarding the update, please visit www.watchguard.com/support


Re...

Jun
07

Fireware 11.12.4 is now available

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Fireware 11.12.4 is now available

We are pleased to announce the latest release of the WatchGuard core operating system and management software. Fireware 11.12.4 and WSM 11.12.4 are now available from the software download center. The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues. This is primarily a release for bug fixes but there are a couple of key updates. 


  • APT Blocker customers can now specify that files only ever get sent to the European datacenter, to allay any concerns about the privacy of data sent outside Europe. 
  • Continued improvements to the security and...
May
18

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Update

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Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,


We are planning a brief system update on Sunday, May 21, 2017 between 1:00 AM and 3:00 AM Pacific Time to deploy stability improvements to WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud services via WatchGuard.com. 


During the maintenance window, your access points will continue to function normally and client traffic will not be interrupted.  Access to Analyze will be intermittently unavailable for 30 minutes during the maintenance window.


If you have any questions regarding the update, please visit watchguard.com/support


Regards,


WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Team

May
09

Fireware 11.12.2 Update 1

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Fireware 11.12.2 Update 1 is now available

This maintenance update includes some critical bug fixes and no new enhancements. The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues. There is no corresponding Update 1 version of WSM 11.12.2 


This release resolves an issue that caused Branch Office VPNs and Mobile VPN with IPSec tunnels to restart after receiving malformed packets. We received several reports last week of this issue occurring after a research institute sent IKEv2 SA packets to a wide number of IP addresses on the public internet. More details are provided in this k...

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