Being displayed today at AWS Show … Sophos protects server instances in Amazon Cloud

logo-apn-tech-smallDesigned to secure business critical servers without sacrificing performance, Sophos Server Protection protects Windows and Linux servers from malicious attacks using a variety of traditional and next-gen methods, including Malicious Traffic Detection, Application Whitelisting (Lockdown), and soon CryptoGuard anti-ransomware capabilities.

Sophos now enables application and management of Server Protection policies for Amazon Web Services Auto Scaling Groups, and display valuable information about EC2 Instances in the Sophos Central management console.

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Sophos OEM expands into new opportunities

oemWith an ever-increasing level of sophistication of malware attacks and a continued surge in zero-day threats, networking vendors, cloud service providers and even security companies have to look to strengthen their existing platforms with easy-to-integrate and reliable security solutions.

Sophos has a rich history of developing innovative security solutions for enterprises. Today, our OEM group licenses our solutions to companies all over the world, allowing them to create new products faster, supplement their existing security offerings, and improve overall detection of malicious attacks.

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Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman recognized as 14th Most Influential Executive by CRN

Kris Hagerman

Kris Hagerman
Sophos CEO

We’re delighted to say that Kris Hagerman, our CEO and fearless leader, has been ranked 14th in CRN’s Top 25 Most Influential Executives and CRN’s Top 100 Executives (US). These two high profile lists recognize Kris as a leader and visionary in the channel, security sector and technology in general.

In building its shortlist of top influential executives, CRN says it looks for those who “through their vision, passion and fire have set the agenda for the channel and for the tech industry as a whole.”

Since joining Sophos in September 2012, Kris has certainly done that.

Kris took Sophos public in 2015 – the largest ever IPO in the UK for a software company – and under his leadership the company launched synchronized security, along with our revolutionary Security Heartbeat technology – a first of its kind in the industry.

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We’ve won! Sophos takes 3 CRN Annual Report Card awards

CRN ARC 16 2 We’re honored to announce that Sophos has won three distinguished categories in CRN’s 2016 Annual Report Card (ARC).

Following on from last year’s success, we were named overall winners in both the Network Security category and the Data Security category, as well as receiving the highly regarded Product Innovation award in the Endpoint Security category.

CRN’s study recognizes those technology vendors most highly praised by their solution provider partners, and for over three decades has been a benchmark for quality within the IT channel.

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Join the Sophos XG Firewall v16 beta today!

XG FirewallIt’s official: the highly anticipated public beta for the Sophos XG Firewall v16 is now underway, and we’d love for you to get involved. The product team has been working furiously for the last several months making this one of the most ambitious and exciting product releases ever. It’s loaded with tons of new features and enhancements that we think you’re going to love.

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Sophos wins Best Partner Website and Technology Innovation awards

CRNSMA16We’re delighted to announce that independent experts CRN have recognized the Sophos Partner Portal by awarding it Best Partner Website 2016!

The Sophos Partner Portal is a one-stop-shop that gives our valued channel partners everything they need to support their customers. As part of our channel-first strategy we’re constantly enhancing the portal to make it as useful as possible for our partners, and we think this award is testament to the excellence of the Portal.

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How SG UTM fits with Synchronized Security

Synchronized SecurityYou may be wondering how SG UTM fits in with this new Synchronized Security era we’re entering. The answer is: very well! It’s already got some great Synchronized Security-like integration built-in, and it’s a great platform to start your Synchronized Security journey.

SG UTM, Endpoint and SMC integration

As you probably know, SG UTM has enjoyed tight integration with Sophos Endpoint and Mobile solutions for some time now. Customers have taken advantage of SG UTM’s integration with Sophos Endpoints for off-site web policy enforcement, and with Sophos Mobile Control for NAC-like features to keep non-compliant devices off the network. In fact, it’s these kinds of features which inspired the Synchronized Security strategy. Sophos UTM has been a leader in this area, and still offers some of the best integration between products available.

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