Mike JamesIT TechnicianWelwyn Garden Cityhttp://www.sfosborn.herts.sch.uk/
Sir Frederic Osborn School is an expanding, increasingly popular school. Students, teachers, governors, parents and community partners continue to contribute to the rapid improvements which support our commitment to raising examination performance, high standards of uniform and behaviour, and care for each individual student. We have a strong community spirit in the school, and a determination to make it a school of which everyone is proud. You are welcome to visit us at work to see that Sir Frederic Osborn is a school to which parents may send their children with confidence. We are proud of our school, and want to share its strengths and successes with you as we move forward together towards excellence.
Users approximately 1000, computers approximately 450
NTLM Terminal Services Compatibility Mode
Game-playing, Time Wasting, Social Networking during lesson times. Existing system only provided URL blocking, which relied on teaching staff to be able to note the URL of the site being used.
Familiarity, having used the original Smoothwal Firewall-In-A-Box. Content filtering, group or individual filtering or restriction. Ongoing support and updates, our previous system was obsolete with no upgrade path. Software only purchase, allowing us to use existing server hardware.
Enabled us to reclaim our network from a student culture of unrestricted game-playing, time-wasting and general internet abuse. Enabled us to control access for students by name, location or group etc.
As above. (Enabled us to reclaim our network from a student culture of unrestricted game-playing, time-wasting and general internet abuse. Enabled us to control access for students by name, location or group etc.)
You (Smoothwall) had no competitors.
Directly with Smoothwall.
Always excellent service from the Support Desk. Having been in IT/Operations support myself for over 40 years, I recognise effective support when I receive it.
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