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SOURCE WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
SEATTLE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WatchGuard® Technologies has been identified as a leader in three categories of Frost & Sullivan's recent 2014 Global Analysis of UTM (Unified Threat Management) and NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) Market research study. The categories where WatchGuard outperformed other vendors include: Management and Usability, Flexibility, and Value. WatchGuard was also noted in the areas of Performance and Scalability, and Roadmap.
"WatchGuard is an established competitor in the UTM and NGFW market with a legacy of demonstrating an ongoing commitment to product development. Their product strategy focuses on visibility, performance and integration of best-of-breed technologies that are simple to use and provide great value," said Chris Rodriguez, senior industry analyst for network security at Frost & Sullivan and report author.
In its report, Frost & Sullivan highlights specific product and solution benefits that illustrate how WatchGuard achieved its leadership position. These include:
"Our customers are looking for more functionality from their security appliances, while simultaneously searching for technologies that can help protect their organizations from new advanced threats," said Dave R. Taylor, vice president of corporate and product strategy at WatchGuard Technologies. "When you combine our hardware, firmware and best-of-breed services, complemented with new management tools and capabilities, WatchGuard delivers unparalleled visibility, flexibility and security for today's businesses. We're excited Frost & Sullivan recognizes the value of this approach."
About WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader of integrated, multi-function threat management solutions that intelligently combine industry standard hardware, Best-of-Breed security features, and policy-based management tools. WatchGuard provides easy-to-use, but enterprise-powerful protection to hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. WatchGuard products are backed by WatchGuard LiveSecurity® Service, an innovative support program. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Wash. with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit WatchGuard.com.
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