Sophos Recognized Again as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Network Firewalls

Sophos, a leading global provider of cybersecurity solutions, proudly announces its inclusion as a Customers’ Choice in Gartner’s Voice of the Customer for Network Firewalls report for May 2023. This recognition marks the second consecutive year that Sophos has received this esteemed accolade, with an impressive overall vendor rating of 4.7 out of 5 based on 462 verified customer reviews as of March 31, 2023.

Notably, Sophos is the only vendor to be named a Customers’ Choice for both network firewalls and endpoint protection platforms (EPP). The latest report highlights Sophos as the sole Customers’ Choice for Network Firewalls in the Public Sector, Government, and Education segments, and further distinguishes the company as a Customers’ Choice in the Midsize Enterprise, Manufacturing, Finance, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia/Pacific market segments.

Raja Patel, Senior Vice President of Products at Sophos, expressed his pride in the customer recognition, stating, “We believe this validates Sophos Firewall’s position as an industry leader, offering unparalleled protection, exceptional performance, easy management, and a fully integrated ecosystem of complementary solutions and services. In today’s economy, organizations seek enhanced value from their cybersecurity investments, prioritizing solutions that simplify operations and facilitate scalable growth, and Sophos Firewall delivers precisely that.”

Reviewers have provided glowing testimonials about Sophos Firewall:

  • An IT infrastructure manager in the manufacturing industry describes Sophos Firewall as a “life changer.”
  • A system administrator in the education industry applauds its ability to “instantly identify the latest ransomware and unknown threats before they infiltrate the network.”
  • An IT manager in the manufacturing industry highlights how Sophos Firewall not only detects threats but also halts high-risk applications and malware.
  • A network security engineer in the services industry states that the product starts generating maximum return on investment from day one.
  • A network engineer in the services industry hails Sophos Firewall as a “great firewall with advanced security technologies” and excellent value for money.
  • An IT manager in the government industry commends the user-friendly GUI and layout compared to other solutions.
  • A senior IT administrator in the IT services industry praises the SD-WAN enhancements and proactive attack prevention capabilities of Sophos Firewall’s latest version.

Sophos Firewall delivers unmatched performance and advanced protection against ransomware and other cyber threats. The recently introduced XGS 7500 and 8500 models cater to the requirements of large enterprises and campus deployments, offering modular connectivity, scalable SD-WAN features, trusted traffic and application acceleration, high-performance Transport Layer Security (TLS) inspection, enterprise-grade high availability, redundancy capabilities, and more.

As part of the Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, Sophos Firewall seamlessly integrates with the company’s comprehensive portfolio of products, services, and Sophos X-Ops threat intelligence. This integration enables faster, more contextual, and synchronized detection, protection, and response. Administrators can easily manage Sophos Firewall in the cloud-native Sophos Central platform, alongside other solutions, where they can oversee installations, respond to alerts, and track licenses and renewal dates through a single, intuitive interface.

8 June 2023

Author: VSDaily Editor

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