BullGuard has been chosen as a finalist for the ‘Security Vendor of the Year’ category in the 2018 CRN Channel Awards.

The CRN awards, which have been running for 25 years, are widely viewed as a marker of excellence for the IT industry, celebrating the latest  technology innovations and advancements.

BullGuard’s position as a finalist is a result of its leading technologies, cyber-security innovations and the first-class protection it provides customers.

Advanced features

The recently released BullGuard Internet Security 2019 builds on what is already award-winning protection to provide customers with even greater safeguards and advanced features.

A proprietary Game Booster component has been boosted with supercharged performance so gamers don’t have to turn off their antivirus protection when gaming.

It’s so good it recently came out on top in benchmarking tests which measured performance against a host of competitors. It ranked number one in the tests which used gaming industry 3DMark benchmarking and the F1-2017 game. Furthermore, it delivered faster rates per second than a computer running no antivirus which is a considerable achievement.

Latest features include a network scanner that automatically lets a user know when they have connected to an insecure Wi-Fi network and automatic detection of unsigned drivers. Unsigned drivers can potentially be malicious. 

Consistent high rankings

Its’ advancements like these that ensure BullGuard is consistently ranked highly in independent tests as well as receiving finalist nominations in a range of Tech and Security awards.

The ‘Security Vendor of the Year’ category includes seven other nominations, all chosen from a large group of security vendors operating in a fiercely competitive market.

The 2018 CRN Channel Awards are completely independent and cover a range of categories from distributors and resellers who drive sales to vendors such as BullGuard who provide innovative products.

The awards are organised by CRN magazine, the leading publication for the IT channel in the UK.

The winners will be announced on 15 November.