WatchGuard Technologies Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1996

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 1,029

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • PE Growth

  • Financing Rounds
  • 11

  • Investments
  • 10

WatchGuard Technologies General Information

Description

Developer of network intelligence products dedicated to making enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity. The company offers firewall appliances, gateway antiviruses, spam and web blockers, threat intelligence platforms, and other network security services to midmarket businesses and distributed enterprises, enabling clients to protect themselves against emerging threats.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Network Management Software
Corporate Office
  • 255 South King Street
  • Suite 1100
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • United States
+1 (206) 000-0000

WatchGuard Technologies Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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WatchGuard Technologies Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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WatchGuard Technologies Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
Developer of network intelligence products dedicated to making enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all
Network Management Software
Seattle, WA
1,029 As of 2024
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WatchGuard Technologies Competitors (47)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Barracuda Networks Private Equity-Backed Campbell, CA 0000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Avira Operations Formerly PE-Backed Tettnang, Germany 000 000000&0
AVG Technologies Private Equity-Backed Prague, Czech Republic 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
Imperva Formerly PE-Backed San Mateo, CA 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
McAfee Private Equity-Backed San Jose, CA 0000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
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WatchGuard Technologies Patents

WatchGuard Technologies Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210345112-A1 Method and apparatus for detecting and handling evil twin access points Active 04-May-2020 00000000
US-11432152-B2 Method and apparatus for detecting and handling evil twin access points Active 04-May-2020 000000000 00
US-20220353685-A1 Method and apparatus for detecting and handling evil twin access points Active 04-May-2020 00000000 0
US-20220353686-A1 Method and apparatus for detecting and handling evil twin access points Active 04-May-2020 000000000 0
US-11863984-B2 Method and apparatus for detecting and handling evil twin access points Active 04-May-2020 H04W12/08 00
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WatchGuard Technologies Executive Team (17)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Prakash Panjwani Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Katy Coffey Chief Financial Officer
Wayson Vannatta Chief Information Officer
Michelle Welch Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President of Business Strategy
Hojin Kim Chief Revenue Officer & Senior Vice President
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WatchGuard Technologies Board Members (11)

Name Representing Role Since
000000000 000000 Vector Capital (California) Board Member 000 0000
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0000000 00000000 WatchGuard Technologies Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
00000 0000 Vector Capital (California) Board Member 000 0000
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WatchGuard Technologies Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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WatchGuard Technologies Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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WatchGuard Technologies Investments & Acquisitions (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
CyGlass 20-Sep-2023 0000000000 Network Management Software 000000 00
Panda Security 02-Jun-2020 0000000000 Network Management Software 0000000 0
Percipient Networks 17-Jan-2018 0000000000 Network Management Software 0000000 0
Datablink 08-Aug-2017 0000000000 Network Management Software 0000000 0
Lastline 11-Jul-2017 Later Stage VC 000.00 Network Management Software
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WatchGuard Technologies Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Datablink Network Management Software McLean, VA 2014
CyGlass Network Management Software Littleton, MA 0000
Panda Security Network Management Software Bilbao, Spain 0000
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WatchGuard Technologies Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Lastline 11-Jul-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 7 buyers
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WatchGuard Technologies FAQs

  • When was WatchGuard Technologies founded?

    WatchGuard Technologies was founded in 1996.

  • Who is the founder of WatchGuard Technologies?

    Christopher Slatt and Steven Moore are the founders of WatchGuard Technologies.

  • Who is the CEO of WatchGuard Technologies?

    Prakash Panjwani is the CEO of WatchGuard Technologies.

  • Where is WatchGuard Technologies headquartered?

    WatchGuard Technologies is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

  • What is the size of WatchGuard Technologies?

    WatchGuard Technologies has 1,029 total employees.

  • What industry is WatchGuard Technologies in?

    WatchGuard Technologies’s primary industry is Network Management Software.

  • Is WatchGuard Technologies a private or public company?

    WatchGuard Technologies is a Private company.

  • What is WatchGuard Technologies’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for WatchGuard Technologies is 000000.

  • How much funding has WatchGuard Technologies raised over time?

    WatchGuard Technologies has raised $66.4M.

  • Who are WatchGuard Technologies’s investors?

    Vector Capital (California) and Investing Profit Wisely have invested in WatchGuard Technologies.

  • Who are WatchGuard Technologies’s competitors?

    Barracuda Networks, Avira Operations, AVG Technologies, Imperva, and McAfee are some of the 47 competitors of WatchGuard Technologies.

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