Watchguard - The Superb Network Security Provider

Watchguard - The Superb Network Security Provider

On Dec 26, 2011, WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in business security solutions, announced that it received ICSA certification in the Network Firewalls category for WatchGuard XTM OS-based UTM appliances. Since its founding in 1996, more than 600,000 WatchGuard firewall appliances have been deployed in businesses worldwide. The success of the company is driven by its industry-leading research and development in the field of firewall technology. WatchGuard have gone from strength to strength over the last ten years and their latest ranges of enterprise-class firewalls are renowned for their reliability, efficiency, and competitive prices.

ICSA certification is provided by ICSA Labs where they direct a certification program aimed at testing the security of commercially available firewall products. In Firewall Lab, they security test a significant number of the firewall products available on the market today. Only those firewall products that meet – and continue to meet – their criteria requirements may display ICSA Certified Firewall Label.

Commenting on the certification, Tim Helming, Director of Product Management at WatchGuard Technologies said :

ICSA certification is a hallmark of quality that many businesses look for when evaluating and purchasing IT solutions.Having this ICSA certification is a testament to WatchGuard’s engineering prowess and commitment to quality.

WatchGuard XTM Network Security

Watchguard - Tough Network Security

Watchguard - Tough Network Security

Fireware XTM is the robust operating system that forms the backbone of award-winning family of WatchGuard XTM security solutions. WatchGuard offers seven add-on security services for its XTM firewall appliances, including: ApplicationControl, WebBlocker, Gateway Antivirus, Reputation Enabled Defense, SpamBlocker, Intrusion Prevention and LiveSecurity. With the newest release of their OS, it add even greater levels of security, efficiency, performance, and reliability to their products. Fireware XTM capabilities ensure your network has the protection, speed, and agility it needs to keep your business in business.

One of the latest features available in WatchGuard’s XTM security appliances is the ability to create secure connectivity for Apple mobile products,specifically iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® devices. This helps businesses address the ever-growing challenge of securing BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in corporate environments.


The innovation that keeps WatchGuard on top is its cloud-based security service, Reputation Enabled Defense.Reputation Enabled Defense gives businesses and their employees cloud protection against viruses, malware, spyware, keyloggers, botnets and other web-based threats, in addition to faster, more productive web surfing experiences.