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CEO

Prakash Panjwani

CEO Approval Rating

78/100

Founded:

1996

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

WATCHGUARD TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

RANK

COMPANY

CEO

CEO RATING

EMPLOYEES

FUNDING

REVENUE

Prakash Panjwani

CEO

- -
600
$0
$299.2M
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1

Bill Conner

President & CEO

61/100
1,700
- -
$456.3M
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2

Ken Xie

Chairman & CEO

50/100
5,845
$245.3M
$2.7B
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3

Kris Hagerman

CEO

74/100
3,400
$185M
$805.5M
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4

William BJ Jenkins

President & CEO

59/100
1,545
$210.1M
$550M
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5

Manny Rivelo

CEO

56/100
2,800
$60M
$658M
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Jay Chaudhry

Chairman & CEO

98/100
2,020
$1.3B
$601.9M
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7

Gil Shwed

Founder & CEO

50/100
3,898
$67M
$2.1B
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8

Nikesh Arora

Chairman & CEO

81/100
7,014
$3.6B
$4B
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9

Rami Rahim

CEO

64/100
9,283
$304.4M
$4.6B
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10

Sonit Jain

Founder & CEO

82/100
108
- -
$3.8M
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SonicWall is WatchGuard's #1 competitor. SonicWall was founded in Milpitas, California} in 1991. Like WatchGuard, SonicWall also competes in the Cybersecurity industry. Compared to WatchGuard, SonicWall generates $157.1M more revenue.

Fortinet is one of WatchGuard's top competitors. Fortinet was founded in 2000 in Sunnyvale, California. Fortinet operates in the Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment industry. Fortinet generates $2.4B more revenue than WatchGuard.

Sophos is a top competitor of WatchGuard. Sophos was founded in 1985, and is headquartered in Abingdon, England. Like WatchGuard, Sophos also operates in the Cybersecurity industry. Sophos generates $506.3M more revenue vs. WatchGuard.

WatchGuard Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Panda Security, S.L.

Mar 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Panda Security is a provider of network security, intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication solutions for computers and smartphones.
Percipient Networks

Jan 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Strongarm is a cloud-based platform that offers automated network security and protection against phishing and malware threats.
Datablink

Aug 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Datablink is a provider of authentication and transaction signing solutions for banks and enterprises.

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HawkEye G Threat Detection and Response Technology, Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc.

Jun 2016

Source »
undisclosed
-

These are all the companies that WatchGuard has acquired. WatchGuard has acquired 4 companies and its latest acquisition was Panda Security, S.L. in Mar 2020. Panda Security is a provider of network security, intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication solutions for computers and smartphones.

WatchGuard Funding History

No recent funding data found related to WatchGuard

WatchGuard Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Lastline, Inc. develops an artificial-intelligence(AI) based threat protection platform to detect breaches, protect cloud and web infrastructures and monitor network activities.
$28.5M
Jun 05, 2017
Series C
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These are all the companies that WatchGuard has invested in. WatchGuard's latest investment was Lastline in Jun 05,. Lastline, Inc. develops an artificial-intelligence(AI) based threat protection platform to detect breaches, protect cloud and web infrastructures and monitor network activities.

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WatchGuard Headquarters

505 Fifth Avenue South Suite 500

Seattle, Washington98104

206-613-6600

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WatchGuard Summary

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Overview

WatchGuard develops and provides network security, multi-factor authentication and cloud Wi-Fi products and services for businesses. WatchGuard was founded in 1996. WatchGuard's headquarters is located in Seattle, Washington, USA 98104. WatchGuard's ...

CEO

WatchGuard's CEO, Prakash Panjwani, currently has an approval rating of 78%. WatchGuard's primary competitors are SonicWall, Fortinet & Sophos.

Frequently Asked Questions about WatchGuard

  1. When was WatchGuard founded?

    WatchGuard was founded in 1996
  2. Who is WatchGuard's CEO?

    WatchGuard's CEO is Prakash Panjwani
  3. How much revenue does WatchGuard generate?

    WatchGuard generates $299.2M in revenue
  4. How much funding does WatchGuard have?

    WatchGuard has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is WatchGuard's headquarters?

    WatchGuard's headquarters is in Seattle Washington, USA
  1. How many employees does WatchGuard have?

    WatchGuard has 600 employees
  2. What sector does WatchGuard operate in?

    WatchGuard is in Systems Software, IT Services, Identity Management
  3. Who are WatchGuard's competitors?

    WatchGuard's top competitors are SonicWall, Fortinet, Sophos
  4. Who has WatchGuard invested in?

    WatchGuard's has invested in companies such as Lastline