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pfSense Takes Home 32 Awards in the G2 Summer 2023 Report

July 10, 2023 (AUSTIN, TX) Netgate® is excited to announce that pfSense® software took home 32 awards in 11 categories in the G2 Summer 2023 Report – including Users Most Likely to Recommend and Leader in the Firewall and VPN categories for small, mid-market, and enterprise businesses. Other awards indicated Netgate's ability to offer high-quality support and return on investment to its customers, as well as pfSense software's excellence in usability, feature set, and performance.

“These awards are especially important to Netgate because they are based on reviews by real users.” said Jamie Thompson, Netgate CEO. "We look forward to bringing even more high-performance and affordable firewall, VPN, and routing solutions to the market in the future.”

Complete List of pfSense Software Awards

  1. Leader in Firewall (Category-wide)
  2. Leader in VPN (Category-wide)
  3. Momentum Leader in Firewall (Category-wide)
  4. Momentum Leader in VPN (Category-wide)
  5. Best Relationship in Firewall (Category-wide)
  6. Best Relationship in VPN (Category-wide)
  7. Best Results in Firewall (Category-wide)
  8. Best Results in VPN (Category-wide)
  9. Most Implementable in Firewall (Category-wide)
  10. Most Implementable in VPN (Category-wide)
  11. Leader in Firewall - Europe
  12. Leader Mid-Market in Firewall
  13. Leader Small-Business in Firewall
  14. Leader Enterprise in VPN
  15. Leader Mid-Market in VPN
  16. Leader Small-Business in VPN
  17. Best Support Enterprise in Firewall
  18. Best Estimated ROI Mid-Market in Firewall
  19. Users Most Likely To Recommend Enterprise in Firewall
  20. Users Most Likely To Recommend Mid-Market in Firewall
  21. Most Implementable Enterprise in Firewall
  22. Most Implementable Small-Business in Firewall
  23. Most Implementable Small-Business in VPN
  24. Fastest Implementation Enterprise in Firewall
  25. Best Usability Small-Business in Firewall
  26. Best Results Small-Business in Firewall
  27. Best Results Mid-Market in VPN
  28. Best Results Small-Business in VPN
  29. Easiest to do Business With Enterprise in Firewall
  30. Users Most Likely To Recommend Mid-Market in Business VPN
  31. Best Relationship Small-Business in Firewall
  32. Best Relationship Small-Business in VPN

More on pfSense Software

The world’s leading open-source driven firewall, router, and VPN solution for network edge and cloud secure networking, pfSense Plus software is the world’s most trusted firewall. The software has garnered the respect and adoration of users worldwide - with over seven million installations. pfSense software is made possible by open-source technology and made into a robust, reliable, dependable product by Netgate.

To learn more about pfSense software, go to, contact Netgate at +1 (512) 646-4100, or email

About Netgate

Netgate is dedicated to developing and providing secure networking solutions to businesses, government and educational institutions around the world. Netgate is the only provider of pfSense products, which include pfSense Plus and pfSense Community Edition software - the world’s leading open-source firewall, router, and VPN solution. TNSR® extends the company’s open-source leadership and expertise into high-performance secure routing – capable of delivering compelling value at a fraction of the cost of proprietary solutions.

Netgate is a registered trademark of Rubicon Communications, LLC in the United States. TNSR is a registered trademark of Rubicon Communications, LLC in the United States and other countries. pfSense is a registered trademark of Electric Sheep Fencing, LLC in the United States and other countries. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders.