Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Round Up 2012

by The Editor [Published on 16 April 2013 / Last Updated on 22 Aug. 2013]

The winning solutions for the 2012 Readers' Choice awards.

Last year conducted a number of Readers' Choice Award contests to find out which products most ISA Server administrators recommended. A variety of different products were listed on the site and visitors had a chance to cast their vote for their favorite products.

Throughout the year there were thousands of responses for the various ISA Server products people preferred. The following results are taken from over 5,000 respondents. Listed below are the top choices for each category and also the schedule for the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards. 

Hardware Appliances - December 2012/January 2013


1st Avantis ContentCache 29%
2nd Winfrasoft TMG & UAG Appliance Series 26%
3rd Celestix MSA Threat Management Gateway Series 16%

See the full results of the Hardware Appliances category.

Get more information on other Hardware Appliances.

Content Security - October/November 2012

Chaperon for ISA 2004/06


1st Chaperon for ISA 2004/06 31%
2nd GFI WebMonitor for ISA Server 27%
3rd Websense Web Filter 24%

See the full results of the Content Security category.

Get more information on other Content Security solutions.

Monitoring & Administration - August/September 2012


1st GFI WebMonitor for ISA/TMG 49%
2nd Fastvue TMGRepoter 20%
3rd Internet Administrator for Microsoft Forefront TMG Server 18%

See the full results of the Monitoring & Administration category.

Get more information on other Monitoring & Administration solutions.

Reporting - June/July 2012


1st ADVSoft ProxyInspector for ISA Server 27%
2nd Fastvue for TMG 14%
3rd WebSpy Insight for Microsoft SBS Premium 12%
3rd X-Forwarded-For for TMG & ISA Server 12%

See the full results of the Reporting category.

Get more information on other Reporting solutions.

Anti Virus - April/May 2012

Kaspersky Anti-Virus


1st Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Microsoft ISA Server 33%
2nd BitDefender Security for ISA Server 28%
3rd GFI WebMonitor for ISA/TMG 19%

See the full results for the Anti Virus category.

Get more information on other Anti Virus solutions.

Access Control - February/March 2012


1st GFI WebMonitor for ISA/TMG 25%
2nd Internet Administrator for Microsoft Forefront TMG Server 19%
3rd Websense Web Filter 16%

See the full results for the Access Control category.

Get more information on other Access Control solutions.

If you’d like to see past Readers’ Choice winners, please take a look at last years' Readers’ Choice Awards Yearly Roundup 2011.

2013 Readers' Choice Awards

Even more awards will be given out during 2013. Visitors to will once again have the opportunity to vote for their preferred ISA Server products by submitting their votes for the Readers' Choice Award poll in the site's left-hand bar. Below is a list of the Readers' Choice categories and the month that visitors can submit their votes.

  • Access Control - February/March 2013 - GFI WebMonitor for ISA/TMG
  • Reporting - April/May 2013 - Fastvue TMG Reporter
  • Hardware Appliances - June/July 2013

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