Albert Gallatin School District

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Like many school districts, Albert Gallatin wanted to provide wireless Internet throughout the school buildings. They turned to Sophos UTM Wireless Protection to get cost-effective, reliable Internet access for their staff and students. Download now

“I was able to quickly set up the Sophos UTM Wireless Protection access points and now we always have connectivity. Sophos is the way to go for cost-effective wireless security solutions.”
Chris Bolin, IT Director, Albert Gallatin School District

Fact file

Sector: Education
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Environment: 3,659 students plus staff
Solution: Sophos UTM Wireless Protection with six Access Points

Business Challenge

  • Albert Gallatin School District wanted to provide wireless Internet throughout the school buildings. They already had access points throughout the elementary schools but these products weren’t cost effective or reliable.
  • Their old solution was hard to manage and they would constantly lose connectivity.

Technology solution

  • Albert Gallatin was already using the Sophos UTM for content filtering, spam control and antivirus protection at all our schools.
  • The product had been successful in protecting their network. So, they decided to add the Wireless Protection module.

Business results

  • Since deploying Sophos UTM Wireless Protection, the schools have experienced consistent Internet access without any dropped coverage.
  • Because the access points are managed through the Sophos UTM appliance, Albert Gallatin has saved “tons of management time.”

Customer quotes

"Sophos has saved us time, resources, and money"
Sam Ghelfi, Raymond James

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