Microsoft ISA Server - Voted Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Firewall Softare

by The Editor [Published on 25 Sept. 2008 / Last Updated on 24 Jan. 2013]

Microsoft ISA Server was selected the winner in the Firewall Software category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. Symantec Endpoint Protection and Astaro Security Gateway were first runner-up and second runner-up.

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 Readers’ Choice Awards. Symantec Endpoint Protection and Astaro Security Gateway were first runner-up and second runner-up.

ISA Server

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%
6th NetworkShield Firewall 6%
6th VisNetic Firewall 6%
7th CyberArmor Suite 5%
8th GB-Ware Software Firewall 4%
9th Securepoint Security UTM Software 3%
Others 9%

“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, manager. “ 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.” 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. visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar. Readers’ Choice Awards for 2008

Even more awards will be given out during 2008. Visitors to 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.

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