10 Best Security Companies 2018

Securing your journey to success with innovation and security : SonicWall


The world has witnessed a major shift in the growth and development as a result of technological innovations. And undeniably, such innovations have enhanced and improved many aspects of business processes right from finance management to critical infrastructure operations. But, these advances have also brought many downsides with them, such as the proliferation of cybercrime. Cybersecurity is a major concern for businesses irrespective of their operating region and corporate culture. As the evolving cybersecurity landscape keeps changing, it’s critical to deliver cutting-edge solutions to combat against the growing number of attacks. SonicWall does just that and protects its customers through automated real-time breach detection and prevention solutions that mitigate advanced attacks, including ransomware, zero-day attacks and other unknown threats.

SonicWall has been fighting the cybercriminal industry for over 26 years defending small, medium-size businesses and enterprises worldwide. Backed by research from SonicWall Capture Labs and the formidable resources of over 23,000 loyal channel partners around the globe, its award-winning, real-time breach detection and prevention solutions secure more than a million business and mobile networks and their emails, applications and data. This combination of products and partners has enabled SonicWall to deliver solutions tuned to the specific needs of more than 500,000 organizations in over 200 countries.

 Innovate and grow faster with SonicWall

To help organizations run more effectively and securely in today’s cyber arms race, SonicWall updates its product offerings continually in anticipation of cyber threat trends, as identified by the SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research Team. Its solutions include:

  • SonicWall Next-Generation Firewalls: SonicWall offers a range of firewall options, from high-end, mid-range and entry-level, to virtual firewalls for securing public, private and hybrid cloud environments. For centralized management of SonicWall firewalls, email security and secure remote access, SonicWall offers its Capture Security Center for customer-specific visibility, device management, advanced analytics and reporting.
  • Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Cloud Sandbox Service: It is a cloud-based, multi-engine sandbox designed to discover and stop unknown, zero-day attacks at the gateway and provide automated remediation. Capture ATP includes the patent-pending Capture Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI) technology to help customers identify and mitigate insidious memory-based threats, future Meltdown exploits, and malicious PDFs and Office files.
  • SonicWall Capture Client: SonicWall Capture Client is a unified endpoint offeringwith multiple protection capabilities. With a next-generation malware protection engine, Capture Client applies advanced threat protection techniques, such as machine learning and system rollback.
  • SonicWall Web Application Firewall (WAF): SonicWall WAF features advanced web security tools and services to keep compliance data unexposed and web properties safe, undisrupted and in peak performance. It applies Layer-7 application delivery capabilities that enable application-aware load balancing, SSL offloading and acceleration for resilience and an enhanced digital engagement and experience.
  • SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA) Appliances: SonicWall SMA appliances provide granular, single sign-on (SSO) access control; context-aware authorization; file inspection in a multi-engine cloud sandbox; and easy integration with enterprise mobility management solutions.
  • SonicWall Email Security: SonicWall Email Security is a next-generation email security platform that scans a wide range of email attachment types, then analyzes them in a cloud-based, multi-engine sandbox and blocks suspicious attachments until they are reviewed by an authorized administrator.

A unique approach to cybersecurity

Since SonicWall became an independent company in November 2016, it has surpassed financial and operational objectives for five consecutive quarters. These benchmarks were supported by 80 percent growth in SecureFirst partner registrations and more than $500 million in new partner deal registrations. While SonicWall does not disclose its sales numbers as a private company, according to independent market research firm NPD Group, SonicWall leapfrogged key competitors and jumped to No. 2 in vendor rankings in terms of network security appliances sold in the first quarter of 2017, reporting more than 55 percent year-over-year growth.

Finally, SonicWall received global recognition for its business and leadership by receiving 12 cybersecurity industry accolades since February 2018 alone, demonstrating unparalleled third-party validation. The cybersecurity leadership that SonicWall demonstrates enables businesses to run more effectively and fear less about security.

Leading the market with its security solutions

In its first year as an independent company, SonicWall has consistently outpaced the market in innovation, growth and leadership. The company reached new heights by growing its partner base to 23,000 registered partners, which reinforces the value that SonicWall offers its partner community and end customers. A part of this value resides in the strength of the company’s Capture Cloud Platform, encompassing SonicWall’s full portfolio of network, email, mobile and cloud security products.

Its independent status has given SonicWall the ability to move swiftly on intelligence gathered by the Capture Labs Threat Network to innovate and release products and services that are unique to the industry and protect customers against both known and unknown cyber threats. To further aid an organizations’ pursuit of protecting its data, networks, customers and brand, the SonicWall Security Center features all-new, real-time threat meters to provide actionable cyberattack data and threat intelligence.

Future endeavors

SonicWall has already exceeded ambitious financial and operational metrics established for the business after becoming an independent company in November 2016. With the right leadership, channel partners, technology and services, the company is seeing tremendous growth. “Such factors make a huge contribution to run a business more effectively and fearlessly, and this is only the first chapter of SonicWall’s success story”, says Bill Conner, President and CEO, SonicWall.

“The next chapter for SonicWall is all about further innovation and execution. We are committed to executing on our partner enablement, portfolio innovation, support for customers, and more”, he added. Its partners and customers have embraced the newly independent SonicWall, and its major focus is on continuing to deliver the ongoing innovation in its portfolio. Backed by threat intelligence from SonicWall Capture Labs, the company will continue investing in its real-time breach detection and prevention solutions to deliver the technology that organizations need to operate more effectively and be safe from security threats.

Let’s meet the thought leader behind SonicWall’s success

Bill Conner, President and CEO

With a career spanning more than 30 years across high-tech industries, Bill Conner is a corporate turnaround expert and global leader in security, data and infrastructure. Conner was selected as CEO by Francisco Partners and Elliott Management in November 2016 to launch SonicWall as an independent company from Dell.

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