WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. provides unified threat management solutions that combine firewall, virtual private networks (VPN), and security services to protect networks and businesses. The companyâ€™s products include WatchGuard extensible threat management (XTM) 1050, a XTM appliance with Firebox X Peak, X Core, and X Edge e-Series that integrates stateful packet firewall, VPN, zero day attack prevention, anti-spyware, anti-spam, anti-virus, intrusion prevention, and URL filtering on a single appliance.
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. was formerly known as Seattle Software Labs, Inc. and changed its name to WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. in 1997. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington with additional offices in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Gladiator Corporation.
Acquired by Francisco Partners on July 25, 2006