Winner in the Firewall Software Category of Readers' Choice Awards: Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway
September 27, 2012 - Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway was selected the winner in the Firewall Software category of the WindowSecurity.com Readers' Choice Awards. Check Point VPN-1 UTM and McAfee Firewall Enterprise were runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
|1st||Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway||32%|
|2nd||Check Point VPN-1 UTM||26%|
|3rd||McAfee Firewall Enterprise||13%|
|4th||GB-Ware Software Firewall||7%|
|6th||Sophos UTM software appliance||2%|
|6th||Securepoint Security UTM Software||2%|
“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, WindowSecurity.com manager. “WindowSecurity.com users are specialists in their field who encounter various network security solutions at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry.”
WindowSecurity.comconducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by Network Security administrators in a particular category of third party network security solutions. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors’ votes. WindowSecurity.com visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar.
If you'd like to know who the past Readers' Choice winners were, please take a look at our Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Roundup.
WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards for 2012
Even more awards will be given out during 2012. Visitors to WindowSecurity.com have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Security products. Below is a list of the Readers’ Choice categories, the month that visitors can submit their votes, and the announced winners.
- Web Application Security - January 2012 - Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner
- Event Log Monitoring - February 2012 - EventSentry
- Anti Virus - March 2012 - Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security
- Endpoint Security - April 2012 - Panda Cloud Office Protection
- Email Anti Virus - May 2012 - Kaspersky Security for Mail Server
- Group Policy Management - June 2012 - NetWrix Group Policy Change Reporter
- Patch Management - July 2012 - Microsoft Windows Server Update Services
- Firewall Software - August 2012 - Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway
- Security Scanner Software - September 2012 - Tenable Nessus
- VPN Software - October 2012 - Checkpoint VPN-1 Power
- Network Auditing Software - November 2012 - ScriptLogic Active Administrator
- Authentication / Smart Cards - December 2012 - RSA SecurID
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