WatchGuard Named Grand Trophy Winner in Network Products Guide’s 2020 IT World Awards

WatchGuard Named Grand Trophy Winner in Network Products Guide’s 2020 IT World Awards

Sep 4, 2020 Security by Chris Soh

Once again, WatchGuard has dominated the competition in Network Product Guide’s annual IT World Awards for 2020 – securing a Grand Trophy Winner title and taking home a total of eight awards across several executive leadership and security product categories. As one of the industry’s premier excellence awards programs, the IT World Awards honors achievements of the world’s best in information technology and cyber security. Here’s the full line-up of WatchGuard’s 2020 accolades:

  • Grand Trophy Winner: WatchGuard Technologies
  • Gold Winner for Executive of the Year: Prakash Panjwani
  • Gold Winner for CTO of the Year: Corey Nachreiner
  • Gold Winner for CIO of the Year: Wayson Vannatta
  • Gold Winner for New Security Product of the Year: WatchGuard Firebox T35-R
  • Silver Winner for Unified or Integrated Security: WatchGuard Cloud
  • Silver Winner for Endpoint Security: Panda Security Panda DBreach
  • Bronze Winner for Endpoint Security: WatchGuard DNSWatchGO

Named best new security hardware of the year, WatchGuard’s Firebox T35-R is an industrially hardened tabletop network security appliance designed for harsh industrial environments. The T35-R meets the growing demand for industrial-grade security appliances, offering the same industry-leading performance and security protections as WatchGuard’s conventional network security appliances, with added resistance to temperature, moisture and dust concerns often found in manufacturing, oil and gas plants, utilities sites, agricultural sites and other rugged locations. Not only is the T35-R built to weather extreme temperatures, moisture and dust, but it withstands such conditions while continuing to ensure effective security and deliver consistently high performance.

Check out the full list of 2020 IT World Awards winners in Network Products Guide, and stay tuned to Secplicity for the latest on all of WatchGuard’s big announcements and exciting industry awards.

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