WatchGuard Network Security

WatchGuard Network Security

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WatchGuard Network Security

Overview

What is WatchGuard Network Security?

WatchGuard Network Security is a network security and firewall software. WatchGuard includes secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services designed for SMB’s.
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How WatchGuard Network Security Differs From Its Competitors

WatchGuard Network Security Partner

When we trade in the firewall for the newer model we will also take out the added implementation service. This allows the current config to be backed up, checked for best practice/inconsistencies and rebuilt on the new device. This is always carried out efficiently and allows us to plug and play …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

I purchased them with a partner and they were pretty good. I did the implementation myself, but next time I might have someone do it for me so I can get a better understanding of all the features and ensure proper setup.
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

We worked with GNS (Guardian Network Solutions) to get ours. The initial setup was done by WatchGuard, so we have not used the GNS support at this point. GNS is good about reaching out to us before expiration and assisted with an upgrade when our old unit reached the end of its life. We are …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

I worked with the partner in the implementation of the firewall. Their in-depth analysis of our existing IT system, together with the knowledge and experience they possess, greatly helped in the reorganization or optimization of the system's operation, better utilization of IT resources setting up …
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WatchGuard Network Security Packaging and Licensing

We took the HA license and devices to mitigate the point of failure and get a higher level of system availability. The reporting system is very well covered with their free SIEM solution Dimension, which offers great options for traffic monitoring and reporting. Basic security license has enough …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

We work with ARYAN for purchases of WatchGuard devices and licenses, they have always been attentive and make sure that the systems we buy work 100% without problems, their recommendations and help with configuration are always professional and flawless, They have low prices and always recommend …
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WatchGuard Network Security Packaging and Licensing

WatchGuard Network Security simplifies everything thanks to its firebox devices, having a Watchguard UTM firebox in the communications rack is synonymous with "no problems" and once it is up and running, the system is practically independent, from watchguard they update it periodically and its …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

We are a Managed Service Provider, so we not only implemented the solution on our network, but we also implement the WatchGuard solutions on business all over the country. Our engineers are cross-trained and the solution was easily adoptable by all of them. We have received no issues or complaints …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

We are a reseller and implement Watchguard solutions for our customers. Ranging from complete management to managed by customer, supported by us. In the few cases we had to contact Watchguard our selves for either technical or customer support, we have found them to be very willing to assist in a …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

Nuvias - Very good partner to deal with. very helpful and make the process very straightforward. Provide ongoing training for services and are always on hand if issues are experienced. They are very knowledgeable and make the support process as simple as possible. They are always willing to answer …
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WatchGuard Network Security Packaging and Licensing

This is of course a nice bundled setup
Easy to quote and to present to the end users
The partner web site is also well done to track the expiration dates and take actions
The Management included in the price is important. it does not need to be purchases separetly
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

Yes, we work with Nuvias to purchase all our Watchguard products and services. We find them a fantastic company to work with they always promptly provide us with required Watchguard products and services and have a fantastic account management team. They also handle our support queries in a prompt …
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WatchGuard Network Security Packaging and Licensing

The licensing model has benefited in some ways at customer sites where we have utilized all of the features within the licensing. However in some sites that only require basic functionality think the option to buy the box outright on its own would suit a bit better and allow us to sell boxes to …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

I worked with Insight for purchase. I cannot recommend Insight enough. They were willing to meet with me and took the time to find our needs. Then they worked tirelessly to get me the best price on this item. I went back to them for additional Watchguard purchases as well. As they are always …
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WatchGuard Network Security Packaging and Licensing

This bundle made it such an easy decision to be able to get all of the features that we needed and more. It provided us with more protection and features that we have made use of. Being able to use Intelligent AV on the gateway is a fantastic addition along with the Web blocker making this one of …
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WatchGuard Network Security Packaging and Licensing

This approach makes managing and maintaining the appliances much simpler as we no longer need to track multiple module licenses and ensure that these licenses are renewed and kept up to date across dozens of devices individually. We just need to keep track of the license level and renewal date for …
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WatchGuard Network Security Partner

We are a WatchGuard partner that does resell, however, we typically include full configuration and support with products sold. We don't commonly sell just an appliance without our value-added services. Our services include initial configuration (Migration of existing network), updates, …
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WatchGuard Network Security Packaging and Licensing

Two types of licenses are available: Basic and Total security. These packages offer less flexibility in the sense that you can't pick and chose what features you need and only pay for those features. However, this simplified pricing scheme does work very well for the industry they are targeting. …
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Policy-based Controls (266)
    9.3
    93%
  • Content Inspection (259)
    9.0
    90%
  • Firewall Management Console (263)
    9.0
    90%
  • Reporting and Logging (258)
    8.2
    82%

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Product Demos

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Features

Firewall

A firewall is a filter that stands between a computer or computer network and the Internet. Each firewall can be programmed to keep specific traffic in or out

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Product Details

What is WatchGuard Network Security?

WatchGuard Network Security is a network security and firewall software. WatchGuard has been in the cyber security technology space for over 20 years. The vendor sees itself as a pioneer in the space, and aims to deliver easy-to-deploy and easy-to-manage solutions. WatchGuard offer a comprehensive advanced network security platform that puts IT security professionals back in charge of their network with widely deployable, enterprise-grade security and threat visibility tools suitable for an organization, regardless of budget, size or complexity. In addition to network security, WatchGuard includes secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services. The vendor says this is important because the cyber security landscape is constantly evolving, and new threats emerge each day. WatchGuard's goal is to make enterprise-grade cyber security technology accessible for every company. The vendor reports that WatchGuard serves more than 80,000 small and midsize enterprises around the globe and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

WatchGuard Network Security Features

Firewall Features

  • Supported: Identification Technologies
  • Supported: Visualization Tools
  • Supported: Content Inspection
  • Supported: Policy-based Controls
  • Supported: Active Directory and LDAP
  • Supported: Firewall Management Console
  • Supported: Reporting and Logging
  • Supported: VPN
  • Supported: High Availability
  • Supported: Stateful Inspection
  • Supported: Proxy Server

WatchGuard Network Security Screenshots

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WatchGuard Network Security Videos

Protecting your business doesn’t have to mean sifting through endless alerts and notifications. With WatchGuard Total Security Suite, you can feel confident that your business is secure, meaning you can get back to the things that have been sitting on your to-do list. Learn mo...
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Fortessa Tableware Solutions is an integrated designer, developer and marketer of commercial and consumer tableware. As a distributed enterprise serving the commercial food service and consumer markets, Fortessa Tableware Solutions requires robust, centrally managed security t...
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Cybersecurity is complex. WatchGuard Network Security can help keep it simple.

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WatchGuard Network Security Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Chinese

Frequently Asked Questions

WatchGuard Network Security is a network security and firewall software. WatchGuard includes secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services designed for SMB’s.

Fortinet FortiGate and Sophos SG Firewall Appliances are common alternatives for WatchGuard Network Security.

Reviewers rate Policy-based Controls highest, with a score of 9.3.

The most common users of WatchGuard Network Security are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees).
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