Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Round Up 2009

by The Editor [Published on 21 April 2010 / Last Updated on 24 Jan. 2013]

The winning solutions for the 2009 Readers' Choice awards.

Last year WindowSecurity.com conducted a number of Readers' Choice Award contests to find out which products most Network Security administrators recommended. A variety of different products were listed on the site and visitors had a chance to cast their vote for their favorite products.

Throughout the year there were thousands of responses for the various Networking Security products people preferred. The following results are taken from over 2,000 respondents. Listed below are the top choices for each category and also the schedule for the 2010 Readers' Choice Awards.

Authentication / Smart Cards - December 2009


Authenex ASAS

Results
1st Authenex ASAS 24%
2nd Aladdin eToken 21%
3rd Smart Enterprise Guardian 12%

See the full results of the Authentication / Smart Card category.

Get more information on other Authentication / Smart Card solutions.

Network Auditing - November 2009


Admin Report Kit for Windows Server (ARK)

Results
1st Admin Report Kit for Windows Server (ARK) 29%
2nd GFI LANguard 26%
3rd Altiris SecurityExpressions 10%

See the full results of the Network Auditing category.

Get more information on other Network Auditing solutions.

VPN Software - October 2009


AccessPoint SSL VPN Software

Results
1st Menlo Logic AccessPoint SSL VPN Software 29%
2nd Astaro Security Gateway 14%
3rd Check Point VPN-1 Power 13%

See the full results of the VPN Software category.

Get more information on other VPN Software solutions.

Security Scanner - September 2009


Security Scanner

Results
1st Nessus Security Scanner 20%
2nd GFI LANguard 19%
3rd AW Security Port Scanner 18%

See the full results of the Security Scanner category.

Get more information on other Security Scanner solutions.

Firewall Software - August 2009


ISA Server

Results
1st ISA Server 26%
2nd Astaro Security Gateway 22%
3rd Kerio WinRoute Firewall 12%

See the full results for the Firewall Software category.

Get more information on other Firewall Software solutions.

Patch Management - July 2009


  WinINSTALL

Results
1st WinINSTALL 24%
2nd GFI Languard 19%
3rd Shavlik NetChk Protect 10%

See the full results for the Patch Management category.

Get more information on other Patch Management solutions.

Group Policy Management - June 2009


  Active Administrator

Results
1st ScriptLogic Active Administrator 35%
2nd Quest GPOADmin 14%
3rd GPAnywhere 11%
3rd GPExpert Desktop Policy Manager 11%

See the full results for the Group Policy Management category.

Get more information on other Group Policy Management solutions.

Email Anti Virus - May 2009


  Kaspersky Security

Results
1st Kaspersky Security for Mail Server 22%
2nd Symantec AntiVirus for Messaging 15%
3rd BitDefender Security 13%

See the full results for the Email Anti Virus category.

Get more information on other Email Anti Virus solutions.

Portable Storage Security - April 2009


Results
1st AccessPatrol 26%
2nd USB CopyNotify! 16%
3rd GFI EndPointSecurity 14%

See the full results for the Portable Storage Security category.

Get more information on other Portable Storage Security solutions.

Anti Virus - March 2009


  Enterprise Space Security

Results
1st Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security 20%
2nd McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 17%
3rd avast! Server edition 13%

See the full results for the Anti Virus category.

Get more information on other Anti Virus solutions.

Event Log Monitoring - February 2009


EventSentry

Results
1st EventSentry 44%
2nd AdventNet EventLog Analyzer 13%
3rd Enterprise Security Analyzer (ESA) 6%
3rd GFI EventsManager 6%

See the full results for the Event Log Monitoring category.

Get more information on other Event Log Monitoring solutions.

Web Application Security - January 2009


Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

Results
1st Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 41%
2nd Defiance Threat Management System 16%
3rd SecureIIS Web Server Protection 15%

See the full results for the Web Application Security category.

Get more information on other Web Application Security solutions.

If you’d like to see past Readers’ Choice winners, please take a look at last years' Readers’ Choice Awards Yearly Roundup 2008.

2010 Readers' Choice Awards

Even more awards will be given out during 2010. Visitors to WindowSecurity.com will once again have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Exchange Server products by submitting their votes for the Readers' Choice Award poll in the site's left-hand bar. Below is a list of the Readers' Choice categories and the month that visitors can submit their votes.

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