Who is Linogate?

  • The company was founded in 1998. The name was changed to Linogate when we started to focus on UTM solutions in 2000.
  • Linogate is the German-based manufacturer of the award-winning Internet gateway series "DEFENDO", a solution for small to medium businesses in all industries, schools and other organizations.
  • Our mission is to continuously evolve our UTM appliance to protect our customers from all kinds of Internet threats and annoyances.
  • Some very renowned OEM-Partners have already decided to provide DEFENDO's performance under their own brand.
  • Linogate is self-financed. Thus we can produce and market our products customer-oriented while being independent from interests of others.


DEFENDO forces a collection of best-of-breed security modules like firewall, VPN, proxies, virus scanner and anti spam system to interact for one purpose:
To be protected from all online threats and unwanted contents like malicious code, spam and hacker attacks.


Each IT scenario is different. The DEFENDO product family will adapt precisely to your demands.
DEFENDO applies for simple Internet connections of small companies, for headquarters / branch office WANs, as well as for complex multi-tiered firewall systems.

More good reasons

  • No backdoors
  • More than 20 years of Internet security experience
  • Award-winning product
  • Support by our development engineers
  • Reseller loyalty
  • Made in Germany