SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Untangle®, Inc., today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, honored the company with a gold award for Untangle's NG Firewall in the 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards in the Product or Service Excellence of the Year category for Firewalls. The announcement was made on Monday, February 29 at the awards ceremony held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
NG Firewall has been recognized in the industry for its comprehensive solution for content filtering, malware and threat protection, secure Wi-Fi, application control, bandwidth optimization, virtual private networks and more. Untangle combines Unified Threat Management (UTM)—to address all of the key network threats—with policy management tools that enable administrators to monitor, manage and shape internet traffic. NG Firewall's industry-leading reports provide administrators an unprecedented level of insight into what's happening on their networks.
"The continuous improvement and innovation in the development of NG Firewall is paying off with industry recognition and accelerating adoption," said Bob Walters, Untangle's president and chief executive officer. "Our reach continues to grow as more and more businesses, schools, governmental organizations and nonprofits make the switch to a platform specifically designed for the below-enterprise market."
Untangle has been widely regarded as a rising leader in the security industry. The company ranked at #169 as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2015, #13 among the fastest growing privately held companies in the Bay Area by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and was ranked #922 of the Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies. Untangle's superior technical support team earned it a Silver by Best In Biz for Most Customer Friendly Company. Untangle's NG Firewall product was named #1 Best Software Firewall and Content Filter Appliance on Spiceworks. Untangle is also a 2016 SC Magazine Finalist for "Best SME Security Solution".
About Info Security Products Guide Awards
SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in 10 annual award programs: The Info Security's Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry's Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer World Awards, CEO World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, The Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Women World Awards, PR World Awards, and Pillar Employee Recognitions World Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including the people, products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit www.svusawards.com.
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding people's digital lives at home, work and on-the-go. Untangle's integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity, bringing a new generation of smart security to homes and small-to-mid-sized businesses. Untangle's award-winning network and endpoint security solutions are trusted by over 400,000 customers, protecting nearly 5 million people, their computers and networks around the world. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit www.untangle.com
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