The following list provides internationally recognised vendors with a track record within the security and firewall market.
Check Point Software Technologies has been a leader in the enterprise firewall space for many years. Check Point also offers other security solutions.
Locations - US and other offices worldwide | Founded in 1998
Cisco Systems is a world leading networking vendor. Cisco has built a strong security portfolio and with the acquisition of Sourcefire has further strengthened its firewall and security front, and provides firewalling capabilities for small and large networks.
Locations - Head office based in California, US and have other offices worldwide | Founded in 1984
Fortinet is a world class network firewall vendor. Fortinet also specialises in many other security products. One of Fortinet's many qualities is the technologies it uses is developed in house. Fortinet's firewall ranges from small to medium right through to the enterprise ISP carrier level, and comes in both virtualised and appliance form factors.
Locations – Head office in US, and other offices worldwide | Founded in 2000
Juniper Networks is another world class vendor providing a wide range of firewalls from small sized businesses through to the enterprise ISP level. Juniper firewalls are more suitable towards ISP carriers or anyone who is looking for firewalling capabilities combined with strong routing & networking functionality; Juniper firewalls are very feature rich within the networking space.
Locations – Head office in California, US and have other offices worldwide | Founded in 1996
SonicWALL has been a specialist in UTM firewalls targeted at the small to medium businesses for many years. Sonicwall has moved into the enterprise range as well. Sonicwall also offers point solutions such as e-mail, web, SSL VPN and backup.
Locations - Head office based in California, US and have other offices worldwide | Founded in 1991