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WatchGuard Platinum Partner

WatchGuard Platinum Partner


WatchGuard UK Platinum Partner, Rockford IT based in the Midlands became the first WatchGuard Platinum Partner in 2015 and are now only one of two. Rockford IT are WatchGuard experts and have an added value with a managed WatchGuard service.

WatchGuard Platinum status is by invitation only. To get this standard we have to have technical and sales staff with certified qualifications. We provide the very best advice when you buy from us. We do so much more than supply a box, and we know what we are talking about.

Rockford IT have been a WatchGuard Partner since 2005 and have a deep level of expertise within the business. In 2011 we became and Expert Partner and then in 2015 Platinum Partner.

We supply the full range of WatchGuard devices, provide expert sales advice, and technical support contracts on 12 and 24 hour contracts. WatchGuard UTM devices have a range of security applications that greatly enhance the basic firewall functions.

Our service

With every WatchGuard Firebox we sell we provide an option to have 30 days free support. We provide 12 and 24 hour support options and if you take out an year’s contract we will provide you with free configuration as well (upto 5 BPVPN or 25 policies) which ensures you get the very best from your device.

We have a service to suit every need:

  • Product only
  • Supported Firewall – your box on a Rockford support contract
  • Managed Firewall – our box, supported and rented to you

Beyond standard break and fix, we provide a range of services including unlimited change requests, software updates and hot fixes and patches applied, and provide IPSec and Remote User VPN Support and setup.

WatchGuard Products


WatchGuard provides high performance devices with fast through-put levels for organisations of every size. From the T10 Firebox for the remote / home offices through to the XTM 2520 Firewall for data centres WatchGuard devices cater for the needs of all organisations.

WatchGuard’s have the option for Unified Threat Management (UTM) security Applications which incorporate the best solutions from leading suppliers. UTM features best of breed partners include:

  • DLP – Sophos
  • WebBlocker – Forcepoint
  • Gateway Ant-Virus – AVG
  • Application control – Trend Micro
  • Spamblocker – Cyren
  • APT Blocker – Lastline

Wireless Access Points

Models include the AP300 (indoor) and AP120 and AP320.

The technology works really well for small organisations and those requiring up to and over 100 AP’s. A single wireless network is easily managed from the same interface as your WatchGuard firewall device.

To get advice or no obligation quote from a WatchGuard Platinum Partner call 0333 101 9000 – Option 1 now, or visit our dedicated WatchGuard website for more information.