WS1000 named one of the best products of the year

Sophos Press Release

Sophos Web Appliance wins CRN Test Center's award

CRN award
Sophos's WS1000 was named one of the best products of 2008

Sophos today announced that Everything Channel's CRN Test Center has named its WS1000 web security appliance as one of the Best Products of 2008. The winners were chosen by CRN Test Center technical editors and were chosen based on the results of CRN Test Center editorial reviews performed throughout 2008.

"With so many great products entering the Channel this year, choosing which ones could be deemed product of the year was not an easy decision. But our winners this year certainly stood out as the best of the best, and we congratulate all of our winners of the CRN Test Center product of the year award," said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel.

Sophos WS1000 blocks spyware, viruses, phishing, malware, anonymizing proxies and other unwanted applications at the gateway and enables comprehensive web access control for safe, productive web browsing.

The winners were announced online at and will be featured in the December 8 issue of CRNtech, the IT Channel's handbook for technology products and services.

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at