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SonicWall NSM Case Study

Qatar Plastic Products Co. W.L.L


This case study of a SonicWall Network Security Manager (NSM) deployment Qatar Plastic Products Co. W.L.L is based on a survey by TechValidate, an independent third-party research service. Qatar Plastic Products one of the biggest downstream companies in Qatar developing and manufacturing flexible packaging using polyethylene resins. Around 90% of its production is sold to the local market while the balance is marketed in the other Gulf countries and in Europe.

“NSM is such a great tool, especially for IT professionals like me who are managing firewalls remotely. It provides me with seamless management and a real-time bird’s eye view across my network.”
—Ferdinand Guarin, Chief Information Officer


The industrial manufacturing business wanted to facilitate growth with an easy way to simplify management and onboard firewalls anywhere, remotely and securely, and eliminate firewall management silos.

Concurrently, the business sought to increase visibility to find risks and security gaps, perform thorough security audits and enforce security rules.

Use Case

“We deployed NSM for on-prem device management in an SD-Branch environment,” says Ferdinand Guarin, Chief Information Officer

“Normally, I manage my firewalls remotely,” he says. “NSM will help me for future expansion.”


Guarin states he is extremely satisfied with NSM, particularly with its reporting features.

NSM helps Guarin centrally manage all firewall operations error-free by adhering to auditable workflows, providing full audit trails of every configuration change and granular reporting.

“I really appreciate NSMs real-time status reporting, ease of use and manageability," he adds. "As an IT professional, we prefer such all-in-one tools with regards to managing firewalls. I’m an avid fan of SonicWall and NSM.”

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