Winner in the Firewall Software Category of Readers’ Choice Awards: Microsoft ISA Server
September 25, 2008 - Microsoft ISA Server was selected the winner in the Firewall Software category of the WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards. Symantec Endpoint Protection and Astaro Security Gateway were first runner-up and second runner-up.
|1st||Microsoft ISA Server||19%|
|2nd||Symantec Endpoint Protection||13%|
|3rd||Astaro Security Gateway||11%|
|4th||Check Point VPN-1 UTM||10%|
|5th||Kerio WinRoute Firewall||7%|
|5th||Blue Coat WinProxy||7%|
|8th||GB-Ware Software Firewall||4%|
|9th||Securepoint Security UTM Software||3%|
“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.com conducts 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.
WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards for 2008
Even more awards will be given out during 2008. 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 2008 - Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner
- Event Log Monitoring - February 2008 - Enterprise Security Analyzer
- Anti Virus - March 2008 - Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security
- Portable Storage Security - April 2008 - AccessPatrol
- Email Anti Virus - May 2008 - Kaspersky Security
- Group Policy Management - June 2008 - Active Administrator
- Patch Management - July 2008 - WinINSTALL
- Firewall Software - August 2008 - Microsoft ISA Server
- Security Scanner Software - September 2008 - AW Security Port Scanner
- VPN Software - October 2008 - Menlo Logic's AccessPoint SSL VPN Software
- Network Auditing Software - November 2008 - Symantec Altiris SecurityExpressions
- Authentication / Smart Cards - December 2008 - RSA SecureID
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