These are internationally recognised vendors with a long history and well known reputation within the security and firewall market.
Checkpoint Software Technologies have been the no 1 enterprise firewall vendor for many years. Checkpoint also offer other security solutions.
Locations - US and other offices worldwide | Founded in 1998
Cisco Systems is a world leading networking vendor. Cisco also have a security portfolio and have 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 UTM firewall vendor. Fortinet also specialise in other security products. One of Fortinet's many qualities are the technologies they use are developed in house. Fortinet's firewall ranges from small to medium through to the enterprise ISP carriers, and come 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.
Locations – Head office in California, US and have other offices worldwide | Founded in 1996
Mcafee have a large range of security products and have acquired many companies to complete their portfolio offerings. Mcafee have amongst the best centralised management system in the world where almost all their point products integrate into. This is known as Epolicy Orchestrator. Their firewall range comes in both virtualised and appliance based platforms. Mcafee are partnered with other vendors to provide additional services such as WAN optimisation with built in firewall.
Locations - Head office based in California, US and have other offices worldwide | Founded in 1987
SonicWALL have been a specialist in UTM firewalls targeted at the small to medium businesses for many years. They now have 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
Watchguard is a firewall security vendor with a strong UTM firewall product range. They also offer a range of firewalls for the enterprise market. These are split into three model types known as Edge (small firewalls), Core (medium sized firewalls) and Peak (enterprise sized firewalls).
Locations - Head office based in Seattle, US and have other offices worldwide | Founded in 1996