Seattle – March 21, 2014
WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced that WatchGuard Dimension™ was named Best New Product of the Year – and was the runner up for the Best Product of the Year – by the Network Computing Awards. Based on votes from readers of Network Computing Magazine, the awards are intended to provide industry-wide recognition to the technology, tools, solutions and products at the forefront of the evolving technology market.
Released late in 2013, the cloud-based, zero-install WatchGuard Dimension has taken the network security market by storm. By helping customers around the world (including Synerzip, Kiosko, Carol Morgan School and Oasis Technologies) turn oceans of network data into real-time security intelligence, WatchGuard is bringing big data visibility to network security, without the associated cost or complexity.
“This award is great recognition to our teams working hard throughout the world telling our Dimension story, which is that we can help organizations, in real time, turn logs of complex data into actionable intelligence that will help secure and protect their networks,” said Dave R. Taylor, Vice President of Corporate and Product Strategy at WatchGuard Technologies. “Dimension already helped us set a new company financial record in Q4 2013, and with our engineers hard at work, we’re confident that 2014 will be the year of security visibility for network security.“
“The reaction in the market to WatchGuard Dimension since launch has been amazing, further validating that organizations want and need cost-effective, single-pane visibility solutions that streamline the intelligence process for security professionals,” said Philippe Ortodoro, Vice President of Sales, EMEA Region at WatchGuard Technologies. “Our reseller partners have done an amazing job working with us to get the value proposition out to organizations so they can immediately start getting the benefits of this cloud-ready tool that comes standard with our flagship Unified Threat Management and Next Generation Firewall network security solutions, at no additional cost.“
The award ceremony took place March 13, 2014 at the Hotel Russell in London. Other winners included KasperskyLab, Extreme Networks, Trend Micro, Wick Hill and more.
About the Network Computing Awards
Network Computing Magazine provides the latest IT news information, technology news, IT industry news, and articles, together with in-depth analysis of IT products and services reviews. Readers of the publication vote on the Network Computing Awards, and last year there were more than 17,000 voters. To find out more, visit www.NetworkComputingAwards.co.uk.
About WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader of integrated, multi-function business security 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