Sophos SG Series UTM announced as Winner of Best UTM Solution in 2015 SC Awards

Sophos Press Release

Sophos SG Series UTM solution fought off competition from Fortinet, Check Point and Barracuda at the SC Magazine Awards 2015

OXFORD, UK – 10th June, 2015 – Sophos is pleased to announce that its Sophos SG Series UTM appliances were recognised by a panel representing the audience of SC Magazine, as the winning solution in the Best UTM Solution category at the 2015 SC Magazine Awards Europe 2015. The announcement was made Tuesday, 2nd June, 2015 at the awards presentation held at The Ballroom,Grosvenor House on Park Lane, London.

“We are delighted that our SG Series UTM came out on top at the SC Magazine Awards. Winning this award is a real honor and just shows that the features and models we have been adding to our SG series, such as the new integrated wireless models, are making Sophos a real leader in the UTM Firewall market” said Chris Weeds, Director, Product Marketing, Sophos. “Our network security product team are rightly proud of this achievement, but credit also goes to our partners and customers, whose input and feedback helps us to continue to build great products.“

Sophos’ SG Series UTM was also recently awarded five stars by PC Pro Magazine, and added to their A-List.

Each year, hundreds of products are entered in the EXCELLENCE AWARDS: THREAT SOLUTIONS categories. Each product is judged by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, which is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets including financial services, healthcare, government, retail, education and other sectors. Entrants are narrowed down to a select group of finalists before undergoing a rigorous final judging process to determine the winner in each category.

Quote from Tony Morbin, Editor in Chief, SC Magazine UK

“It's more important than ever to recognise the tireless efforts of the men and women across the globe who work to combat these threats and provide cyber-security. Sophos’ SG Series UTM is a significant achievement and one that shows Sophos’ dedication to innovation and protecting against the ever-changing threat landscape,” said Tony Morbin, Editor in Chief, SC Magazine.

The SC Magazine Awards Europe are well known as one of the most prestigious awards for information technology (IT) security professionals and products. The awards recognise the best solutions, services and professionals that work around the clock to defend against the constantly shifting threat landscape in today’s marketplace. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit

About SC Magazine UK

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Congress (Chicago, London, New York, Toronto), SC Awards (US and UK), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.

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About Sophos

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