Winner in the Firewalls & VPN Hardware Category of Readers' Choice Awards: Cisco ASA 5500 Series SSL/IPsec VPN Edition
August 31, 2011 - Cisco ASA 5500 Series SSL/IPsec VPN Edition was selected the winner in the Firewalls & VPN Hardware category of the WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards. Juniper Networks NetScreen and SonicWALL NSA E5500 were runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
|1st||Cisco ASA 5500 Series SSL/IPsec VPN Edition||36%|
|2nd||Juniper Networks NetScreen||15%|
|3rd||SonicWALL NSA E5500||13%|
|4th||Check Point UTM-1 Edge||7%|
|4th||FortiGate Enterprise Series||7%|
|5th||McAfee Firewall Enterprise||5%|
|6th||Endian UTM Macro X1-X2||1%|
|6th||Secure Router 2000 Series||1%|
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"Readers' Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category," said Sean Buttigieg, WindowsNetworking.com manager. "WindowsNetworking.com users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for Enterprise Networking at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry."
WindowsNetworking.com conducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by network administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for Enterprise Networking. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors' votes. WindowsNetworking.com visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site's left-hand bar.
If you'd like to know who the past Readers' Choice winners were, please take a look at our Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Roundup.
WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards for 2011
Even more awards will be given out during 2011. Visitors to WindowsNetworking.com have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Enterprise Networking solutions. Below is a list of the Readers’ Choice categories, the month that visitors can submit their votes, and the announced winners.
- Remote Control - January 2011 - DameWare NT Utilities
- Network Monitoring - February 2011 - Solarwinds Orion Network Performance Monitor
- Anti Spam Hardware - March 2011 - Barracuda Spam Firewall
- IP PBX Servers - April 2011 - Cisco Unified Communications Manager
- Data Recovery Software - May 2011 - Acronis True Image Enterprise Server
- Email Archiving Software - June 2011 - Symantec Enterprise Vault
- Firewalls & VPN Hardware - July 2011 - Cisco ASA 5500 Series SSL/IPsec VPN Edition
- Backup - August 2011 - Acronis Backup & Recovery Server for Windows
- Anti Virus Hardware - September 2011 - McAfee Web Gateway
- Network Inventory - October 2011 - Lansweeper
- Administration Tools - November 2011 - DameWare NT Utilities
- Help Desk - December 2011 - ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus
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