Untangle Named Finalist for Five 2017 Global Excellence Awards By Info Security Products Guide

Recognized for Innovation and Best Solutions for Firewall Security Industry

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Jan. 10, 2017Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Untangle as a Finalist in five categories of the 2017 Global Excellence Awards. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technology.

Untangle’s NG Firewall v12.1 is a finalist for Security Products and Solutions for Small Businesses and SOHO, Best Security Software (New or Updated Version) and Integrated Security and Unified Threat Management (UTM). Untangle’s u25 appliance was named a finalist for Most Innovative Security Product (Hardware) of the Year. Untangle’s cyber threat intelligence platform, ScoutIQ™, is up for the Most Innovative Security Product (Software) of the Year.

“We are honored to have been recognized this year in multiple categories,” said Scott Devens, chief executive officer of Untangle. “These nominations across our product lines foreground Untangle’s commitment to innovation in the cyber security industry.”

NG Firewall
Untangle NG Firewall delivers a comprehensive solution for small-to-medium businesses and home offices that require enterprise-grade perimeter security with the flexibility of a convergent UTM device and the utility of a consumer product. Untangle’s industry-leading approach to network traffic visibility and policy management provides its customers deep insight into what’s happening on their network via its database-driven reporting engine and 360° Dashboard.

The ScoutIQ cyber intelligence platform delivers detailed threat analysis across all traffic types seen on today’s networks, inspecting data at the application level, to provide insights across every port, protocol, and application, including SSL-encrypted traffic. By synthesizing intelligence information in the cloud, ScoutIQ can provide superior protection against unknown and emerging threats to Untangle NG Firewall subscribers globally and seamlessly.

u25, u25w
The u25 and u25w provide small and home offices with powerful, next-generation firewall features, including:

  • Protection – Full unified threat management (UTM) capabilities including all the features of the latest Untangle NG Firewall release, version 12.
  • Visibility – Ability to manage internet traffic by application, website, port, protocol and more on a per-user or per-group basis.
  • Connectivity – Virtual private network (VPN) capability for seamless connections to corporate networks, plus captive portal for use with the Wi-Fi model.
  • Performance – Bandwidth control, WAN balancing and failover for optimum Quality of Service (QoS).

Winners are announced at the annual awards dinner and presentation in San Francisco on February 13, 2017.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Awards are conferred in 10 annual award programs: The Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer World Awards, CEO World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, The Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Women World Awards, PR World Awards, and Pillar Great Employers World Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including the people, products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit www.svusawards.com.

About Untangle

Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle’s integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity to organizations with limited IT resources. Untangle’s award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, www.untangle.com.