ISA Server - Voted Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Software-based Firewall Category

by The Editor [Published on 27 Sept. 2007 / Last Updated on 24 Jan. 2013]

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

Winner in the Software-based Firewall Category of Readers’ Choice Awards: ISA Server

September 27, 2007 – ISA Server was selected the winner in the Software-based Firewall category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. Astaro Security Gateway SA and Symantec Sygate Enterprise Protection were first runner-up and second runner-up.

ISA Server

1st ISA Server 19%
2nd Astaro Security Gateway SA 12%
3rd Symantec Sygate Enterprise Protection 10%
4th Check Point VPN-1 UTM 9%
4th Kerio WinRoute Firewall 9%
5th Blue Coat WinProxy 4%
6th CyberArmor Suite 3%
7th VisNetic Firewall 2%
7th Securepoint Security UTM 2%
7th GB-Ware Software Firewall 2%
Other* 28%


“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 2007

Even more awards will be given out during 2007. 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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