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Pulse Secure Case Study

St. Paul’s School


This case study of St. Paul’s School is based on a July 2020 survey of Pulse Secure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“When the world transitioned to remote workers, we already had this in place, and had been using it primarily for IT purposes for years. We knew it would scale up to easily meet the demand of moving the majority of our workers to remote employees.”


The business challenges that led St. Paul’s School to evaluate and ultimately select Pulse Secure:

  • Security challenges they are addressing with Pulse Secure:
    • Securing remote user and device access to network/data center applications and resources
  • Primary reasons for purchasing Pulse Secure:
    • Overall value
    • Reliability and availability
    • Ease of use and deployment
  • They replaced the following vendors with Pulse Secure:
    • Cisco

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Pulse Secure that St. Paul’s School uses:

  • They use the following Pulse Secure products:
    • Pulse Connect Secure (VPN)


St. Paul’s School achieved the following results with Pulse Secure:

  • Rates the following Pulse Secure features compared to the competition:
    • features: better
    • performance/scalability: better
    • usability/deployment speed: significantly better
    • reliability/manageability: significantly better
    • quality of support: significantly better
  • They experienced the following benefits by using Pulse Secure:
    • Lower total cost of ownership (TCO)
    • Better end-user experience

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