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Founded in 1937, Rybrook Holdings is one of the UK’s largest luxury car dealerships, with 24 showrooms across the UK and Spain that operate as independent dealerships with a single, shared IT function. For Group IT Manager Neil Prince, integrating these diverse retail outlets with diverse needs – and anywhere from four to over one hundred users each – was no small feat. Read more...
As a middle-market engineering firm, IKN GmbH has been thriving since 1982 in the international cement-plant construction sector, with core competences centering on brick firing and cooling processes. With more than 650 installations all over the world, IKN is a market leader when it comes to fitting new cement plants or implementing modernization and conversion projects at any point along the cement processing chain. The IKN repertoire also includes the appropriate maintenance services, which due to the wide geographical spread of their systems, can lead to challenges. Read more...
Founded in 1985, Network Aviation Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of sales, marketing, and other key services to international air cargo companies. Its activities span five continents and include delivering cargo sales and logistics services to more than 20 of the world’s leading airlines, as well as managing a global fleet of freight aircraft. Network Aviation Group’s commitment to WatchGuard security solutions has lasted more than 10 years, beginning when a seismic shift in the company’s growth put extra pressure on its network infrastructure. Read more...
Star Cargo was formed in 1983 as the parent company of several subsidiaries involved in international transport and shipping. In the early nineties the company expanded rapidly through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions. From a technology standpoint, the distributed nature of Star Cargo’s enterprise created a significant geographical challenge, with the companies in the group needing to securely share business critical information without incurring a potential security threat. Read more...
As successful restaurant chain Dragon-I expanded by 2-3 outlets per year, the increasing number of devices brought in by customers began to overload the network’s firewall throughput and resulted in network blockages, instability, and operational downtime. As outlets were also dependent on the network to run its Point-of-Sale software on iPads, this proved a frustrating and costly challenge for a fast-paced F&B enterprise. WatchGuard, however, had a solution. 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...
The French Connection group designs, produces and distributes branded fashion clothing for men and women from business premises located all over the world. Watchguard appliances are central to French Connection’s security strategy and allow a secure and regulated network to be maintained, allowing the business to meet and maintain compliance requirements. 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...

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