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Wavenet Educates Schools

Midlands based channel communications provider Wavenet has taken the initiative with the education sector by announcing it will provide its internet Cloud Filter application free of charge to resellers selling its connectivity solutions to schools and colleges.

As a family man himself Managing Director Bill Dawson says he cares passionately about safe education for children.
“Wavenet believes that every school requires a different and tailored Internet service and we custom build every package to perfectly match the needs of each school. Combining our Wavenet Cloud Filter service with our industry-leading Internet provisions provides schools with a tailored, complete Internet and security package, guaranteeing a safe network and environment for staff and pupils.”

Dawson provided examples of services he could provide channel partners depending on the type of school they are selling to.

“For Primary schools we could bundle a preconfigured ADSL/FTTC router with speeds up to 80Mbps for fast internet connection, Cloud Filter and firewall. Options could include Intrusion Prevention, Anti-spam and mail, Mobile Access and Data Loss Prevention.

For larger Secondary schools we can provide a preconfigured superfast router with speeds up to 1Gbps together with our industry-leading fibre optic leased line internet connection with speeds up to 1Gbps plus our Cloud Filter and firewall and all supported by Wavenet’s friendly, expert customer services.”

Dawson concludes, “We understand that the Internet is now an absolute necessity in schools and keeping pupils and staff safe online is of paramount importance.

Our filtering service is highly flexible and customisable and gives complete control over what can and cannot be accessed by both pupils and staff.

Wavenet’s filtering, firewall and other protection services are all hosted in the cloud. This means that they are kept up to date 24/7 with the latest protection, URLs, applications and anything else needed to protect pupils and staff.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine