July 25, 2016 4:38 PM ET

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Company Overview of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. manufactures network security products. The company offers firewall appliances, such as packet filtering, intrusion prevention, application control, data loss prevention, and advanced persistent threat blockers; unified threat management products, including gateway antivirus, spamBlocker, WebBlocker, LiveSecurity, and reputation enabled defense solutions; Dimension, a threat intelligence platform that aggregates data from WatchGuard appliances across a customer's network and translates that data into threat intelligence; and other security products, such as secure wireless, secure email gateway, and virtual solutions. It serves education, energy, financial servi...

505 Fifth Avenue South

Suite 500

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Founded in 1996

338 Employees

Phone:

206-613-6600

Fax:

206-521-8342

Key Executives for WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 47
Chief Technology Officer
Vice President of Customer Services and Support
Director of Global Analyst & Public Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Appoints Sean Price as Vice President of Worldwide Sales

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. announced that Sean Price has joined the executive team as vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, he will lead the company's global go-to-market strategy managing the company's field, channel, and technical sales teams, as well as sales operations and administration. Price brings more than 30 years of experience to the company with deep, invaluable sales expertise building and managing successful direct and indirect sales organizations for high technology information security companies. Price will lead global sales teams across the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Prior to the company, Price served as the CEO of CloudCheckr.

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Brings Security and Convenience to the Distributed Enterprise

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. announced the release of the Firebox T30 and T50 family of powerful, enterprise-strength Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances engineered specifically to address the rapidly changing security threats faced by small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and Distributed Enterprises. Faster, more widely accessible connectivity is enabling organizations to be more distributed than ever before. In addition to securing the communications between a traditional corporate headquarters and remote employee sites, many distributed enterprises must also support multiple locations which operate like a typical small business. This relationship between a centralized entity and many independent business locations is especially common in the retail, hospitality, medical, and financial industries and creates very unique network security challenges. For these organizations, centralized security policy is critical, as is the ease of deployment of the security solution at the remote business location. The ability to maintain visibility across their entire network is equally as important for compliance reporting, health monitoring, and business intelligence purposes. Access to value-added services, such as secure wireless, is also a huge benefit. WatchGuard's T- series of tabletop UTM appliances are ideal for remote sites, branch offices, and SMBs. Their small form factor makes them easy to conceal in environments where there is most likely not a dedicated datacenter and their new built-in power over Ethernet (PoE) port makes it easier than ever to add secure wireless services with a WatchGuard Access Point. All of WatchGuard's Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances include access to the company's unique, RapidDeploy feature which enables centralized IT teams to pre-configure appliances for quick and non-technical installation at distributed remote sites. This feature is especially ideal for retailers, hospitality chains, healthcare co-ops, and other Distributed Enterprises. Also standard with all WatchGuard appliances is access to Dimension, the company's actionable threat intelligence platform. Dimension aggregates data from all WatchGuard appliances across a customer's network and translates that data into visually rich and actionable information. With Dimension, customers can easily see not only what is going on in their network but proactively take steps, faster than ever before, to update their security policy immediately, right from the reporting dashboards, to stop malicious sites, applications and users.

Neovera, Inc. Announces Registered Partnership with WatchGuard Technologies

Neovera, Inc. announced it is now a registered partner with WatchGuard Technologies. With the increasing complexity of managing and monitoring firewall platforms and network security, resources are stretched thin to assume all the responsibilities associated with data analytics and reporting. For enterprises that already have WatchGuard Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewalls in place, Neovera can easily provide a one-source solution for management, monitoring, and reporting services. Neovera offers an integrated range of skills and services to detect, protect, and prevent cyber security incidents and suspicious activity to ensure operational integrity, security, and performance. Services include: 24x7 Continuous Security Monitoring and Event Correlation, Response Service Level Agreements, Detailed Security and Compliance Reports, Client Dashboard, Routers/Switches Monitoring, Firewalls Monitoring, Log Monitoring, Correlation, and Storage, Network Intrusion Detection (NIDS) and Monitoring, Wireless Intrusion Detection (WIDS) and Monitoring, Vulnerability Scanning and Reporting, Host Intrusion Detection (HIDS) and Monitoring, Monitoring of Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Monitoring of Anti-Virus for Server(s) and Gateway(s), Monitoring of Unified Threat Management (UTM) Firewall Appliance(s), and Monitoring of SPAM and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Service.

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