Untangle Recognized in Five Categories at 2017 Global Excellence Awards

SMB Firewall Gold Winner for UTM, Most Innovative Security

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Feb. 15, 2017Untangle® Inc., today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, honored the company with multiple awards across product categories in the 13th Annual 2017 Global Excellence Awards.

More than 40 judges with a broad spectrum of industry voices around the world participated, and their average scores determined the 2017 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 13, 2017 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

Untangle was recognized for excellence in the following categories:

Integrated Security and Unified Threat Management (UTM)
NG Firewall v12.1, Gold winner

Most Innovative Security (Hardware) of the Year
NG Firewall u25 appliance, Gold winner

Most Innovative Security (Software) of the Year
ScoutIQ v1.0, Silver winner

Security Products and Solutions for Small Businesses and SOHO
NG Firewall v12.1, Bronze winner

Best Security Software (New or Updated version)
NG Firewall v12.1, Bronze winner

“We wish to extend our thanks to the editors of Info Security Products Guide and the industry leaders of the jury for this recognition,” said Scott Devens, chief executive officer at Untangle. “These five awards across multiple product categories are meaningful validation of Untangle’s commitment to innovation and technical leadership in the network security segment.”

About 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.

About u25/w
The u25 and u25w appliances have the smallest footprint of any network security appliance on the market, measuring less than five inches square. Available in a wired or wireless model, the appliances are fanless, making them ideal for quiet desktop operation. They include an HDMI video port, three gigabit ethernet ports and two USB ports, providing easy access to all the trusted network security features of the rest of the NG Firewall appliance line.

About ScoutIQ
The ScoutIQ cyber intelligence platform delivers detailed threat analysis for 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.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research reports that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

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.