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As a technologically focused institution, there’s no doubt that Dundee-based Abertay University delivers a perfect example of secure, leading edge and commercially smart technology use. Among Abertay’s unique challenges is the fact that its 5,000 tech-savvy students bring in a constantly changing array of devices. To offer this kind of advanced network protection, Abertay turned to WatchGuard. Read more...
As a steadily expanding business, Roland prides itself on technological innovation, and has produced many industry firsts, including the first-ever touch-sensitive electric piano in 1972. Such a heritage, in concert with its ambition to be ‘the best rather than the biggest,’ means that Roland UK demands cutting-edge technology to protect its data networks. They received it with WatchGuard’s XTM 520 firewall. Read more...
Portsmouth Grammar School (PGS) is all about providing the best education to young people. As part of offering a unique educational experience, PGS encourages pupils to bring their own tablets, smartphones and other connected devices to school. To enable students, as well as staff and visitors, access to the internet and emails on their devices throughout the school grounds, PGS requires a robust wireless network, and turned to WatchGuard to create just that. Read more...
Like many education institutions, Lytchett Minster was hampered by a cumbersome Internet service that only offered blanket filtering without the ability for customisation. They were not able to set access levels based on time or individuals, which meant that while pupils were restricted in what they could view, so were staff. Here’s how they solved that problem – and more! Read more...
Since 1975, London-based Brompton has been “the” name of folding bikes. With their growing market share came increased security demands and the need for network efficiencies that could support an even brighter future in manufacturing and sales. With new security gear from WatchGuard, including the Firebox M500 firewall and a fleet of AP wireless access points, Brompton is now ready to move into high gear. Read more...
For educational institutions like Luca Pacioli Institute in Crema, Italy, controlling inappropriate Internet usage such as online gaming, peer-to-peer messaging and social media is vital to ensuring student safety and the integrity of the learning process. To help overcome these challenges and deliver a secure, high-performance educational network, Luca Pacioli has deployed WatchGuard’s XTM security appliances and Wireless Access Points (APs). Read more...
Marshall is a music icon, conjuring up images of would-be rock guitarists practicing with a small amp in their bedrooms to stacks of speaker cabinets piled high for the world’s biggest bands. Part of the company’s mission statement is, “Never compromise tone, feel, value, versatility, functionality, quality, reliability or service.” The same is true when it comes to their information security. Read more...
Wholesale Electric is a leader in the electrical supply industry, serving markets domestically and internationally. In order to improve operational effectiveness and achieve organizational objectives as well to provide a clear view into their network activity, Wholesale Electric looked to WatchGuard for solutions. Read more...
Known for its friendly 24-hour dining service, great food, and award-winning pies, Shari's is the largest full service restaurant chain in the Pacific Northwest. The company turned to WatchGuard after deciding to upgrade its security capabilities with the newest generation Unified Threat Management technology. Benefits include multi-layered best-of-breed security, Wi-Fi segmentation, centralized management, and tools to support PCI DSS compliance. Read more...

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