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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...
With over 150 clients around the globe, MicroSourcing remains at the forefront of bridging the gap between the Philippines and the rest of the world through business process outsourcing. Since starting operations in 2006, it has become an established services provider that caters to the needs of foreign companies. As such, the nature of MicroSourcing requires a reliable and efficient security system that gives its clients the assurance of a protected and professional network they deserve. Read more...
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...
Hospitality is what makes Red Carnation tick. A family-owned and run business, it offers luxury, award-winning boutique hotels around the world. Its mantra: to provide guests with the best possible hospitality and most memorable experiences. Red Carnation’s reputation rests on being able to keep the data travelling across its IT infrastructure safe and secure. Read more...
Seoul National University of Education (SNUE) was founded in 1946 and over the past decades has made a name for itself as the premier public education university in South Korea. SNUE’s adoption of smart classrooms and other cutting-edge educational technologies coincides with a rapid increase in the use of wireless via mobile devices – driving the need to ensure the stability of wireless networks. Read more...

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