Untangle NG Firewall Crowned Winner of K-12 & Higher Education Security Solution by EdTech Digest

Company deemed an inspiring leader and innovative trendsetter in IT security for education

SAN JOSE, Calif.– May 14, 2020 – Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium businesses (SMB), today announced that the Untangle NG Firewall has been named a winner in the 2020 EdTech Digest Awards, in the Cool Tool Award “security solution” category for K-12 & Higher Ed.

The EdTech Digest Awards are the largest recognition program in education technology, recognizing outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.

“This year has been different, to say the least. However, despite formidable challenges brought about by world events—including locked-down cities, standstill travel, and closed offices, businesses and schools—we endure,” said Victor Rivero, Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest. “While The EdTech Awards salutes all those on the front lines of help, with an extraordinary shift to online learning, really acknowledging the innovators, leaders, and trendsetters—particularly in our field—is more important than ever.”

The Cool Tool Award, which Untangle previously won in 2018 for best “IT networking, connectivity or access solution”, affirms the company’s commitment to helping school IT departments protect, monitor and control their networks and data. By enabling learning institutions to more easily employ enterprise-grade security, Untangle’s flagship NG Firewall helps keep students safe while enabling schools to meet their CIPA compliance and data privacy goals.

“We thank EdTech Digest and the judges for recognizing Untangle as the solution of choice for school IT departments,” said Scott Devens, CEO at Untangle. “These awards highlight Untangle’s leadership in simplifying the complexities of comprehensive network security for the K-12 and higher education markets.”

Untangle delivers easy to use, low-cost solutions that are effective against today’s new and evolving cyberattacks. To learn more about NG Firewall and other solutions to safeguard your IT department, visit: https://www.untangle.com/untangle-ng-firewall/

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About Untangle
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle’s integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity to organizations with limited IT resources. Untangle’s award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California.