Untangle Named a Finalist for “Best SME Security Solution” by the Prestigious 2016 SC Awards

Company’s Range of Effective and Reliable Software and Appliance Solutions Allowing it to Capture Market Share in the Competitive SME Marketplace


SAN JOSE, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2015)Untangle, Inc., a security software and appliance company, announced today its NG Firewall product was named a finalist in the 2016 SC Awards for the “Best SME Security Solution” category.

The Best SME Security Solution category includes tools and services from all product sectors specifically designed to meet the requirements of small- to midsized businesses. The winning SC Awards solution will have been a leading solution during the last two years and will have demonstrated that it strengthened the IT security industry’s continued evolution.

Winners in the “Excellence Awards” are decided by a second expert panel of judges. These judges are hand-picked by SC Magazine’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The 2016 SC Awards dinner and awards presentation will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at the InterContinental San Francisco.

“We’re honored to receive this finalist recognition from SC Magazine which reflects our ongoing success in providing cost-effective and reliable security solutions for the SME market,” said Bob Walters, Untangle’s president and chief executive officer. “We anticipate continued growth in this market as we continually improve and refine our product offerings.”

Each year, the SC Awards honor and celebrate the most outstanding contributions in the information security industry. The publication commemorates the achievements of the IT security pros in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits striving to amplify the importance of the industry. Visit www.scmagazine.com for more information.

Also this year, Untangle was awarded a Silver by Best In Biz for Most Customer Friendly Company, ranked at #169 as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2015, #13 among the fastest growing privately held companies in the Bay Area by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, was ranked #922 of the Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies, and #1 Best Software Firewall and Content Filter Appliance on Spiceworks.

About Untangle

Untangle makes an integrated suite of security software and appliances with enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity. Untangle’s award-winning software is trusted by over 400,000 customers, protecting nearly 5 million people, their computers and networks. Untangle is committed to putting its transparently priced software directly in the hands of its users for evaluation via free download. With this try-before-you-buy approach, Untangle enables organizations to take control of their systems within minutes and at no risk. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit www.untangle.com