Windows Server 2022 now generally available—delivers innovation in security, hybrid, and containers

Today, we are announcing the general availability of Windows Server 2022. It’s a big step forward for the operating system that is trusted by major corporationsand small businesses alike to run their business and mission-critical workloads. With Windows Server 2022, customers can continue to securely run their workloads, enable new hybrid cloud scenarios, and modernize…

LTE Module Now Available for WatchGuard Firebox T80

With a growing demand for connectivity to Cloud-based applications and services, the need for multiple connection options is higher than ever. Network environments are getting more diverse with a vast array of options to choose from. WatchGuard’s expandable network modules offer room to grow for the future. If the need for more network ports into…

Fireware and WatchGuard Cloud Release Updates

WatchGuard has released Fireware 12.7.1 and Fireware 12.5.8. The new releases include some enhancements, important security updates, and also support some new updates to the Firebox management capabilities in WatchGuard Cloud. Key Enhancements: FireCluster System Actions. FireCluster is the high availability solution for WatchGuard Fireboxes and allows clustering of multiple appliances to improve network performance…

Plan your Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 End of Support

Customers trust Windows Server to run their business-critical and mission-critical workloads. With feedback from customers, we are continuing to introduce new innovations for Windows Server workloads on Azure, on-premises, and at the edge. Recently, we announced Windows Server 2022 preview, which introduces advanced multi-layer security, hybrid capabilities, and enhancements to modernize applications with containers. Likewise,…

Organize and Secure Accounts with Account Groups in WatchGuard Cloud

Account Groups are now available in WatchGuard Cloud WatchGuard Cloud’s newest platform feature, Account Groups, enables service providers to create groups with their existing managed accounts. Account groups can be used to assign operator permissions. On the Account Groups page, Account Groups are represented by folders you can add, delete, and move to organize your…

Windows Server 2022 is now in preview on the Evaluation Center

At Microsoft Ignite, we announced that Windows Server 2022 was in preview. This new version of Windows Server includes some exciting new capabilities such as advanced multi-layer security, which includes bringing Secured-Core to Windows Server to secure system running applications and services on Windows Server 2022. This release also includes more hybrid capabilities with Azure…

New Fireware update releases

Key points: WatchGuard has posted new maintenance updates for Fireware 12.7 and earlier branches, 12.5.7 and 12.1.3. The new releases address some issues that have been fixed since the original 12.7 release. See details  in the Release Notes. WatchGuard is moving away from providing customer specific (CSP) builds, and we prefer to issue generally available Update releases that are…

Fireware and Authpoint: The power couple.

Fireware 12.7 is now generally available, with a new simple integration between Authpoint and the Firebox. This new integration of two key products in the WatchGuard portfolio makes it easier to set up strong multi-factor authentication for VPNs through the Firebox. Security and convenience make this bundle a powerful tool for zero-trust implementations. Direct Integration…