Friday, May 16, 2008

Sunil Sapra

"Whatever is worth doing is worth doing well. Watchguard, established in 1996, has been in the business of providing gateway security solutions to about 5000 customers in India, and crossed the 500,000 unified threat management (UTM) install base milestone around the world. We think ahead of potential problems and develop proactive solutions for our customers, considering that Internet security is of paramount importance for any organisation. Every quarter we come up with significant features to our releases. For instance, recently we introduced, in Version 10 of our firmware WatchGuard FireWare Pro, SSL-VPN capability, HTTPS blocking and SSO (single sign-on) features.

Sunil Sapra, Country Manager, India & SAARC, Watchguard Technologies, New Delhi

May 16, 1 pm

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Watchguard in India


WatchGuard in India is over 8 years old and was the first company in this segment to bring international class UTM solutions to India.



Today, WatchGuard enjoys trust of over 3000 customers and more than 5000 live installations are testimony of WatchGuard’s leadership position in providing UTM solutions to Indian companies. The number of WatchGuard UTM customers & installations is unparalleled in India. WatchGuard have been helping the Indian customers in achieving their network security objectives.

Some of their prominent customers are: McDonald’s, PVR Cinemas, IIM Bangalore, Fullerton India, Manpower, NIIT, Kelly Service, eCler, Siemen, Shriram grou, Jetking, Vellore Institute, Birla Cement.



Mr. Sunil Sapra is the country manager for India & SAARC. He is responsible for the operations for Watchguard in India & South Asian Countries.

WatchGuard is a 100% channel oriented company and engages capable and skilled partners to provide solutions to the customers’ network security objectives.


WatchGuard’s work is not limited to installing Firebox, it also provides the live security service wherein constant software updation of the appliances installed in various organizations against any external threat takes place. This service is provided under the subscription model and the updating is done online.

Watchguard also takes care of VPN, i.e. virtual private network, wherein a computer present in a remote location but under a network installed with the Firebox will also be protected against any external threats.


Watchguard Products


FIREBOX X PEAK- Firebox X Peak™ is the highest-performance line of unified threat management (UTM) appliances from WatchGuard.


FIREBOX X CORE- Firebox® X Core™ unified threat management (UTM) solutions provide, anti-spyware, anti-spam, anti-virus, intrusion prevention, and URL filtering on a single appliance - reducing the time and cost associated with managing multiple-point solutions.


FIREBOX X EDGE- Firebox® X Edge e-Series security appliances deliver powerful unified threat management for branch offices and small stand-alone businesses. Firebox edge has also been recently upgraded and launched as Edge 10 series.


Watchguard’s new products


Watchguard has launched two new security appliances in March 2008 that is Watchguard SSL 1000 and WatchGuard SSL 500. These appliances are for the organizations to give their mobile workers highly secured connectivity at their work place.
Watchguard's milestone achievement

WatchGuard® Technologies, a global provider of network security solutions, surpassed the 500,000 unified threat management (UTM) install base milestone, driven by increased enterprise demand for multi-layered network security and unprecedented channel growth in key markets. The announcement was made in the first Week of May 2008.
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