For the second year in a row, Check Point Software Technologies wins the Best Firewall award. Check Point Next Generation (NG) with Application Intelligence overcame an array of competitors, including many write-ins, to capture the top spot.

Voters apparently like Check Point NG with Application Intelligence's integrated approach to protecting their networks and applications. Check Point NG with Application Intelligence includes both application-layer and network-layer security features. This approach is designed to provide multiple layers of security in one easy-to-manage gateway. Access control features let administrators determine which resources users and systems can access. Application protection features help administrators ensure that traffic allowed by the access control policy doesn't pose a threat to applications and data. Check Point NG with Application Intelligence's integrated approach provides one centralized console for management, auditing, and reporting.

WINNER! — CHECK POINT NEXT GENERATION (NG) WITH APPLICATION INTELLIGENCE
Check Point Software Technologies
650-628-2000 or 800-429-4391
http://www.checkpoint.com
2nd Place — ZoneAlarm Pro
Zone Labs
http://www.zonelabs.com
3rd Place — Symantec Enterprise Firewall
Symantec
http://www.symantec.com