Untangle’s NG Firewall Named Finalist for 2016 Global Excellence Awards

SMB Firewall Market Leader Recognized for Innovative Product


SAN JOSE, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2016)Untangle, Inc., a security software and appliance company, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, named Untangle’s NG Firewall v11.2 as a finalist for the 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards in the Product or Service Excellence of the Year category for Firewalls. 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 technologies.

NG Firewall has garnered industry accolades for its comprehensive solution for content filtering, malware and threat protection, secure Wi-Fi, application control, bandwidth optimization, virtual private networks and more. Untangle combines Unified Threat Management (UTM)—to address all of the key network threats—with policy management tools that enable administrators to monitor, manage and shape internet traffic. NG Firewall’s industry-leading reports have given administrators an unprecedented level of insight into what’s happening on their networks.

“The continuous improvement and innovation in the development of NG Firewall is paying off with industry recognition and accelerating adoption,” said Bob Walters, Untangle’s president and chief executive officer. “Our reach continues to grow as more and more businesses, schools, governmental organizations and nonprofits make the switch to a platform specifically designed for the below-enterprise market.”

Winners are announced at the annual awards dinner and presentation in San Francisco on February 29, 2016.

Untangle has been widely recognized as a rising leader in the security industry. The 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 and was ranked #922 of the Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies. Untangle’s superior technical support team earned it a Silver by Best In Biz for Most Customer Friendly Company. Untangle’s NG Firewall product was named #1 Best Software Firewall and Content Filter Appliance on Spiceworks. Untangle is also a 2016 SC Magazine Finalist for “Best SME Security Solution”.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in 10 annual award programs: The Info Security’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 Employee Recognitions 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 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