Awards 2011


WatchGuard is moving security forward with its best-in-class, award-winning hardware and software unified threat management appliances, and messaging and content security solutions that provide extensible network, application and data protection. Our best-in-breed security technologies enable businesses to manage risks, empower people and improve efficiencies. Providing unparalleled network visibility, management and control, WatchGuard solutions are easy to set-up, use and manage, which eliminates the challenges of protecting IT assets, giving businesses more control.

WatchGuard’s broad portfolio delivers flexibility and deployment options that let you decide who, what, when, why and how to defend your network using Application Control, WebBlocker, Reputation Enabled Defense, spamBlocker, Gateway AntiVirus, Intrusion Prevention Service, and LiveSecurity. The real-time, out-of-the box reporting provides extensive network visibility in order to discover employee usage patterns, determine data leaks, and help define corporate security and compliance policies.

By being uniquely and exclusively focused on helping businesses make smarter decisions about their security and policies to improve business performance, we help our clients discover, establish and enforce policies using innovative technologies that decrease risks and protect assets. This approach has made us a global leader for more than 14 years.

Check Point

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. , the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology.

Today, Check Point continues to innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture. The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point’s award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.

Check Point 3D Security vision redefines security as a 3-dimensional business process that combines policies, people and enforcement for stronger protection across all layers of security—including network, data and endpoints. To achieve the level of protection needed in the 21st century, security needs to grow from a collection of disparate technologies to an effective business process. With 3D Security, organizations can now implement a blueprint for security that goes beyond technology to ensure the integrity of all information security.


Astaro offers the most complete and easy to use Internet security appliances available. Securing over 100,000 computer networks in 60 countries, the award-winning Astaro Security Gateways (ASG) are powerful modular solutions that simplify IT Managers’ tasks to implement the mission critical security functions necessary for continuous business operations. Software, hardware and virtual appliance offerings provide users the flexibility to meet a wide variety of deployment scenarios.

Astaro Gateway Accessories enable different sophisticated functionalities and tools to ease business routines: Astaro RED (Remote Ethernet Device) reinvents Branch Office Security, Astaro Access Points controls and secures wireless networks, Astaro Log Management lets you search logs across all systems with a single click and Astaro Endpoint Security simplifies data protection.

Distributed by a growing worldwide network of more than 2,500 resellers, more than 56,000 Astaro installations protect business, school and government networks against IT security threats. Astaro is the leading European UTM Security Solution Provider and is headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Astaro has offices in major cities in six countries across the Asia-Pacific region (Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore). In the region, Astaro has 19 dedicated security distributors and thousands of small to mid-sized customers.


ArcSight, an HP company, is a leading global provider of security and compliance management solutions that intelligently identify and mitigate cyber threat and risk for businesses and government agencies.

ArcSight helps protect enterprises and government agencies by providing complete visibility and critical insights into their IT infrastructure across all users, networks, datacenters and applications. The market-leading ArcSight platform enables organizations to proactively safeguard their digital assets, control the risks associated with cybertheft, cyberfraud, cyberwarfare and cyberespionage and comply with corporate and regulatory policy.

Our key product, the ArcSight ETRM platform is a centralized enterprise monitoring platform that enables businesses and government agencies to proactively safeguard digital assets, comply with corporate and regulatory policy and control internal and external risks.

We have more than 1,800 customers around the globe, including the world’s leading corporations in every major industry, worldwide governments and the majority of US intelligence, defense and civilian agencies; helping them to protect critical information, infrastructure and operations.

ArcSight also has more than 100 security alliance partnerships to ensure interoperability with over 230+ security products. In addition, the company has a worldwide reseller network of strategic MSSP and reseller partners to complement our security and compliance platform and to extend our geographic market coverage.

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