WatchGuard Technologies, Inc

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WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
Privately held company
Industry Network security
Founded 1996
Headquarters Seattle, Washington
Key people
Prakash Panjwani CEO[1]
Richard Barber, CFO
Corey Nachreiner, CTO
Products Unified threat management (UTM), Firewalls, Next-Generation Firewall, Email and Web Content Filtering, Antivirus, Intrusion prevention system, Antispyware, Antispam VPN, Web filtering
Number of employees
470 (2016)

WatchGuard Technologies is a provider of integrated network security firewall products and services to small and medium organizations and distributed enterprises. WatchGuard competes in the Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) space against Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, Cyberoam, Check Point and Juniper among others.[2]

Products and Services[edit]

WatchGuard develop a range of Next-Generation Firewalls, unified threat management solutions, secure gateways and virtual security appliances.

WatchGuard’s products are only sold through their partner channel. The "WatchGuardONE Channel Partner Program" provides resellers with training, communication tools, and marketing opportunities.

WatchGuard certified training partners provide training and education on how to install, setup and configure the rules, policies and Unified Threat Management modules (e.g. APT, IDS, IPS, web blocker, etc) in the WatchGuard firewall appliance.


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