Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Round Up 2014

by The Editor [Published on 16 April 2015 / Last Updated on 16 April 2015]

The winning solutions for the 2014 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 2015 Readers' Choice Awards.

Authentication / Smart Cards - December 2014

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RSA SecurID

Results    
1st RSA SecurID 39%
2nd Authenex Powerful Authentication Server 25%
3rd Entrust IdentityGuard 13%

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

Get more information on other Authentication / Smart Card solutions.

Network Auditing - November 2014

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Results    
1st ManageEngine ADAudit Plus 25%
2nd Alchemy Lab Network Administrator's Toolkit 14%
3rd Netwrix Auditor 12%

See the full results of the Network Auditing category.

Get more information on other Network Auditing solutions.

VPN Solution - October 2014

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ASA 5500-X Series

Results    
1st Cisco ASA 5500-X Series 32%
2nd Checkpoint VPN-1 Power 14%
3rd Barracuda SSL VPN 11%

See the full results of the VPN Software category.

Get more information on other VPN Software solutions.

Security Scanner - September 2014

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Nessus

Results    
1st Tenable Nessus 27%
2nd Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 24%
3rd Retina Network Security Scanner 13%

See the full results of the Security Scanner category.

Get more information on other Security Scanner solutions.

Firewall Solution - August 2014

VPN-1 UTM

Results    
1st Check Point VPN-1 UTM 23%
2nd Palo Alto Networks VM-Series 19%
3rd Panda Cloud Office Protection 14%

See the full results for the Firewall Software category.

Get more information on other Firewall Software solutions.

Patch Management - July 2014

Windows Server Update Services

Results    
1st Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 36%
2nd ManageEngine Security Manager Plus 13%
3rd GFI LANguard 10%

See the full results for the Patch Management category.

Get more information on other Patch Management solutions.

Group Policy Management - June 2014

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Results    
1st Netwrix Auditor 18%
2nd Dell GPOADmin 15%
3rd ManageEngine ADManager Plus 13%

See the full results for the Group Policy Management category.

Get more information on other Group Policy Management solutions.

Email Anti Virus - May 2014

Kaspersky Security

Results    
1st Kaspersky Security for Mail Server 28%
2nd Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite 15%
3rd MailScan 12%

See the full results for the Email Anti Virus category.

Get more information on other Email Anti Virus solutions.

Endpoint Security - April 2014

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Results    
1st GFI EndPointSecurity 32%
2nd Comodo Endpoint Security Manager 19%
3rd AGAT ActiveSync Shield 12%

See the full results for the Endpoint Security category.

Get more information on other Endpoint Security solutions.

Anti Virus - March 2014

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Results    
1st Symantec Endpoint Protection 18%
2nd McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 15%
3rd Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security 13%

See the full results for the Anti Virus category.

Get more information on other Anti Virus solutions.

Event Log Monitoring - February 2014

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Netwrix Auditor

Results    
1st Netwrix Auditor 27%
2nd EventSentry 24%
3rd Panda Cloud Systems Management 13%

See the full results for the Event Log Monitoring category.

Get more information on other Event Log Monitoring solutions.

Web Application Security - January 2014

Web Vulnerability Scanner

Results    
1st Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 24%
2nd Imperva SecureSphere WAF 21%
3rd N-Stalker Web Application Security Scanner 17%

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 2013.

2015 Readers' Choice Awards

Even more awards will be given out during 2015. 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 right-hand bar. Below is a list of the Readers' Choice categories and the month that visitors can submit their votes.

  • VPN - October 2015 - Cisco ASA 5500-X Series
  • Network Auditing - November 2015 - Netwrix Auditor

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