WatchGuard XTM 8 Series Wins as Next-Generation Firewall

WatchGuard Wins Security Industry's Global Excellence Award for Medium Enterprise Security Solution
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March 28, 2012 - PRLog -- New Delhi, March 28, 2012: Continuing its ownership of the small and midsize market, WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in business security solutions, today announced that the WatchGuard XTM 8 series next-generation firewall won the Medium Enterprise Security Solution Award from granted by Info Security Products Guide. The security industry celebrated its 8th Annual 2012 Global Excellence Awards by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies.

"WatchGuard is honored to receive this award that recognizes our dedication to providing unbeatable security solutions to medium sized enterprises," said Eric Aarrestad, VP of Marketing at WatchGuard Technologies. "The WatchGuard XTM 8 series next-generation firewall provides cutting edge Application Control technologies along with advanced firewall and IPS protection. No other firewall provides as much performance, functionality and value for the mid-market and enterprise than this."

More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2012 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 29, 2012 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

WatchGuard XTM 8 series

Performance-driven security and economical pricing are what set the WatchGuard XTM 8 series apart from its competitors. It incorporates must-have technologies, like Application Control and IPS, as well as a broad spectrum of other security functions to give businesses full protection. The XTM 8 series has up to 5 Gbps firewall throughput, ten 1-Gb interfaces, and advanced security features, including full HTTPS inspection, optional URL filtering, anti-spam, and anti-virus. Flexible, centralized management tools allow administrators access from one intuitive console or a scriptable CLI, and include real-time monitoring and rich reporting.

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Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.
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