Awards and Reviews

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

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.

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The Firebox T15-W Comes Packed with Security Protections
BizTech Magazine,

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.

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WatchGuard Named Grand Trophy Winner; Earns Eight Total Awards
Info Security Products Guide,

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.

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CRN Recognizes Two WatchGuard Executives As 2018 Channel Chiefs

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.

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

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

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WatchGuard wins "Preferred Vendor 2018" in Security

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

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

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.

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WatchGuard Firebox T70 Wins Best Security Appliance of the Year
IT Pro,

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.

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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