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SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Lekker Food Distributors


This case study of Lekker Food Distributors is based on an August 2020 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We use Cloud App Security as an added security layer for Microsoft 365 email. It’s easy to configure and catches threats that Microsoft 365 does not.”
— Robert Dick, IT Manager, Lekker Food Distributors


The small wholesale distribution business deployed SonicWall Cloud App Security for cloud email protection to solve the following challenges:

  • Stopping new and evolving targeted phishing attacks because Microsoft Office 365 EOP and ATP were not enough
  • Stopping email-borne threats via compromised accounts or employee-to-employee spread
  • Detecting and responding to business email compromise and account takeover attacks

Use Case

The key features and functionalities that the company considered when selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security included:

  • Seamless user experience
  • Cloud-native email protection for Office 365 email or Gmail


Dick is extremely satisfied with his experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS). He finds that Cloud App Security is easy to enable and manage, and includes the email security features they need.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security has proven its capabilities to catch targeted phishing and zero-day attacks that Microsoft and traditional SEGs solutions miss,” agrees Dick. “SonicWall Cloud App Security was easily onboarded within minutes and is outperforming my security expectations.”

The company realized improvements in the following operational benefits following the enablement of SonicWall Cloud App Security:

  • Visibility/control of SaaS email and app threat landscape
  • Protection of critical information

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