WatchGuard System Manager


Centralized Management of All Your Firebox Appliances

WatchGuard System Manager (WSM) is an out-of-the-box platform that enables you to centrally manage all the Firebox appliances in your network using one easy-to-use console. Whether you are managing security as an IT professional or a managed security service provider, leverage WSM monitoring and management tools to quickly apply configuration changes to your Firebox appliances in real time or as a scheduled task.

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One Common Console

Manage one Firebox appliance or hundreds from one easy-to-use console, maximizing efficiency and streamlining network administration. A clear, visually driven interface and plain-language log messages keep the guesswork out of building and maintaining a strong security and compliance posture.

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Quickly Configure Multiple Appliances

Make one-touch configuration or firmware updates to all managed WatchGuard appliances to save time and ensure policies are synchronized across a distributed organization. Create policy templates from anywhere and quickly push them to multiple appliances using role-based tenants.

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Easy-to-Use Templates

Apply pre-defined templates and wizards to make both setup and ongoing management simple. Different policies can be easily applied or modified, making quick work of troubleshooting, security customization, and compliance tasks.

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Drag and Drop VPN

Quickly configure Branch Office VPN tunnels using an intuitive drag and drop setup process. Three clicks and your remote office is connected.

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Logging and Reporting

Validate security policies and instantly make adjustments using feedback from interactive, real-time monitoring tools, including centralized logging and historical reporting. Full-featured reporting facilitates in-depth analysis of network activity, security threats, and user behaviors. Health monitoring for the WSM logging and reporting system helps minimize disruptions and maintain high service levels in these critical functions.

“WatchGuard appliances basically run themselves. They haven’t just saved us money, they’ve saved us a lot of time managing equipment.”

Scott Frankel Director of Technology, Neibauer

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