Sophos Firewall named best network security solution by

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today announced that Sophos Firewall has been named Best Security Solution network for small and medium enterprises by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. The recognition marks the seventh consecutive year for Sophos as the winner of the CRN Tech Innovator Awards, which recognize the most innovative technologies in the chain.

“Sophos Firewall is a critical layer of protection against malicious traffic and malicious actors targeting enterprise and remote users traversing today’s hybrid business environment,” said Raja Patel, senior vice president of products at Sophos. “Sophos Firewall’s programmable Xstream Flow processors allow us to innovate and add new features and capabilities over time, without forcing a hardware upgrade. This provides our channel and our customers with a scalable, future-proof platform with tremendous value that continues to grow with each release.

Sophos Firewall provides unparalleled network visibility, protection and response for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. It offers the industry’s best zero-day threat protection, identifying and blocking advanced cyber threats, and its innovative and unique Xstream architecture is designed to deliver extreme levels of performance by accelerating software as a service (SaaS) important, software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) and cloud application traffic.

As part of the Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, Sophos Firewall shares real-time threat intelligence with Sophos’ broad portfolio of solutions and services for faster, more contextual and synchronized protection, detection and response. It is further powered by predictive, real-time and in-depth threat intelligence from Sophos X-Ops, a cross-operational working group linking SophosLabs, Sophos SecOps and SophosAI, and is easily managed in cloud native. Sophos Centerplatform or by Sophos Managed Detection and Response (MDR).

“Our CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize technology providers who have the greatest impact on digital transformation for solution providers with unique, cutting-edge products and services,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “I am pleased to congratulate each of our 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Award winners. We are thrilled to recognize these best-in-class vendors driving transformation and innovation in the IT space.

A full list of winners will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at crn.com/techinnovators.

About Sophos
Sophos is a global leader and innovator of advanced cybersecurity solutions, including managed detection and response (MDR) and incident response services, as well as a broad portfolio of endpoint, network, and data security technologies. emails and the cloud that help businesses defeat cyberattacks. As one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity providers, Sophos defends over 500,000 organizations and over 100 million users worldwide against active adversaries, ransomware, phishing, malware, and more. Sophos’s services and products connect through its cloud-based Sophos Central management console and are powered by Sophos X-Ops, the company’s cross-domain threat intelligence unit. Sophos X-Ops intelligence powers the entire Sophos adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem, which includes a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers and other cybersecurity vendors and of information technologies. Sophos provides cybersecurity as a service to organizations that need fully managed turnkey security solutions. Customers can also manage their cybersecurity directly with the Sophos security operations platform or use a hybrid approach by complementing their internal teams with Sophos services, including threat hunting and remediation. Sophos sells through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.

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