Winner: Sophos UTM 9
In the all-important category of security, IT administrators in today's threat-filled world want a unified threat management system that's bulletproof, one that locks out threats first and asks questions later. This year's winner is one such solution. It's the industry's first UTM specifically designed to fully integrate gateway and endpoint security in a single hardware or virtual appliance, providing complete protection managed from a single console regardless of location and simplifying the challenges of BYOD. This year's winner for security is Sophos and its UTM 9 appliance.