June 19, 2018 5:46 AM 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





Key Executives for WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 48
Senior Vice President of Customer Services & Support
Senior Vice President of Product Management
Senior Vice President of Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Presents at RSA Conference 2018, Apr-20-2018 11:30 AM

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Presents at RSA Conference 2018, Apr-20-2018 11:30 AM. Venue: Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Marc Laliberte, Information Security Analyst.

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Introduces New Advanced Learning Center for Channel Partners

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. unveiled the WatchGuard Learning Center an advanced learning management system for its worldwide channel community of over 9,000 value-added resellers (VARs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs). The WatchGuard Learning Center is accessible from the WatchGuard Partner Portal, delivering personalized educational paths in sales readiness, channel enablement, and technical trainings through a web-based learning environment that can be accessed at any time and from anywhere. WatchGuardONE is a value-based incentive program for channel partners that rewards their commitment to WatchGuard in terms of trained resources dedicated to WatchGuard - rather than revenue numbers – with Silver, Gold and Platinum levels. Since implementing the WatchGuardONE partner program, WatchGuard's engaged partners have experienced a nearly 40% growth in revenue. Through the new WatchGuard Learning Center, partners can choose personalized training paths and complete courses available both live and on demand, enabling them to grow and maintain their WatchGuardONE partner status, while automatically tracking their progress.

WatchGuard Technologies Announces Hardware Upgrades for Firebox T Series of Unified Threat Management Appliances

WatchGuard Technologies announced hardware upgrades for the Firebox T Series of unified threat management (UTM) appliances. The throughput improvements and added features in WatchGuard's new T15, T35 and T55 tabletop appliances allow users at small offices, home offices and distributed enterprises to experience blazing-fast internet speeds, and the most advanced enterprise-grade security protections and controls. WatchGuard's tabletop appliances offer price-to-performance while running full UTM features, including: APT Blocker, TDR, IPS, Anti-Virus, and Application Control. In addition to offering a broad range of security services to keep smaller sites safe, the Firebox T Series appliances are easy to configure and deploy in small offices, branch offices, and distributed enterprise locations. KEY FIREBOX T SERIES FEATURES: Significantly Improved Performance: Faster throughput across the board gives the new T Series models the highest-performing security inspection in its class. Administrators can confidently enable protections against a wide variety of advanced malware without slowing network speeds; Integrated 802.11ac Wireless: Wi-Fi-enabled T35 and T55 Series appliances feature integrated 802.11ac wireless adapters, allowing users to inspect and secure wireless traffic using the latest standards; Power Over Ethernet: The T35 and T55 include a Power over Ethernet plus port, which eliminates the need to run AC power to peripheral devices like security cameras or wireless access points. Replacing WatchGuard's T10, T30 and T50 products, respectively, the T15, T35 and T55 models are available now.

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