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Sophos named Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice for network firewalls

By Shannon Williams
Mon 9 May 2022

Sophos has announced it has been named a 2022 Customers Choice Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customer: Network Firewalls. 

Sophos earned the highest overall customer rating among vendors with at least 150 verified customer reviews.

Sophos is the only vendor named a Customers Choice in both the 2022 Voice of the Customer: Network Firewalls and 2021 Voice of the Customer: Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) reports. In the new Network Firewalls report, Sophos is the only Customers Choice for Public Sector, Government and Education customers. It further received Customers Choice distinctions across Midsize Enterprise, Manufacturing, Services, Asia/Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa market segments. 

"Networking has evolved substantially over the last few years: more users working remotely, networks becoming more distributed, and cloud application usage exploding," says Raja Patel, senior vice president of products at Sophos. 

"Sophos Firewall combines best-in-class security with integrated SD-WAN, VPN, and networking capabilities, enabling customers to easily meet their networking goals, while stopping ransomware, command-and-control channels, and other advanced threats," he says. 

"We feel this customer recognition is a true testament to the unparalleled protection, superior visibility and outstanding total return on investment that Sophos Firewall delivers to frontline partners and their customers worldwide."

Sophos Firewall delivers powerful performance and advanced protection against cyberattacks. The latest version of Sophos Firewall, launched in April 2022, now also provides Xstream software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) capabilities and best-in-class virtual private network (VPN) enhancements. Sophos Firewall is part of the Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, which is capable of integrating Sophos entire portfolio of products, services and threat intelligence for faster and more contextual and synchronised detection, protection and response. Users can easily managed it in the cloud-native Sophos Central platform, where users can oversee installations, set and manage policies, respond to alerts, and track licenses and upcoming renewal dates via a single, intuitive interface.

The Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice distinction recognises vendors and products rated by their customers. Only vendors with at least 20 eligible reviews from end users of companies with more than $50 million in revenue during the specified 18-month submission period are included. 

Gartner Peer Insights is an online platform of ratings and reviews of IT software and services that are written and read by IT professionals and technology decision-makers. The goal is to help IT leaders make more insightful purchase decisions and help technology providers improve their products by receiving objective, unbiased feedback from their customers. Gartner Peer Insights includes more than 350,000 verified reviews in more than 340 markets. 

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