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SonicWall SMA Case Study

Moscow State University

Introduction

This case study of Moscow State University is based on an April 2020 survey of SonicWall SMA customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“All our staff can work remotely. My SonicWall SMA is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

“My SonicWall SMA is a secure, flexible and easy-to-use solution to help connect and secure remote workforces and work-from-home employees.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select SonicWall SMA:

  • Evaluated or switched from the following brands of secure remote access solutions before selecting SonicWall SMA:
    • Cisco
    • Pulse Secure
  • Deployed SonicWall SMA because they faced challenges with connecting and securing work-from-home employees.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SonicWall SMA that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Agrees that SonicWall SMA is easy to deploy.
  • Important features when selecting SonicWall SMA:
    • Client/Clientless and Tunnel/Web SSL VPN

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with SonicWall SMA:

  • Very satisfied with their experience with SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA).
  • Improved productivity by 76-100% with secure access deployment since deploying SonicWall SMA.
  • Realized the following operational benefits after deploying their SonicWall SMA:
    • Improved end-user productivity
    • Improved protection of critical information
    • Rapidly secured connections with an expanded at-home workforce

SonicWall SMA Case Study

Crestline Sanitation District

Introduction

This case study of Crestline Sanitation District is based on a March 2020 survey of SonicWall SMA customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have standardized on SonicWall due to the level of security and lack of reported vulnerabilities,” says Jordan Dietz, engineer at Crestline Sanitation District. “In a time where SCADA systems for Government agencies are under severe attack, SonicWall allows us to feel safe.”

“Users have the ability to make changes with a certain level of access, and SonicWall seamlessly integrates this functionality.”

Challenges

Crestline Sanitation District (CSD) collects and treats the wastewater for approximately 10,000 residents in Crestline, CA.

The CSD deployed SonicWall SMA because they faced challenges with identity-based [user/device] secure access.

Use Case

“We are utilizing our SonicWall appliances for SCADA access control and VPN functions,” says Dietz. “As a Government-run utility provider, our agency uses SonicWall to securely isolate our SCADA network. Our SMA hardware is utilized for secure VPN access to the SCADA backend, primarily using tablets.”

Role-based access control was an important feature in selecting SonicWall SMA.

Results

Dietz is extremely satisfied with the SonicWall SMA solution and feels that it beat the competition in security effectiveness.

“SMA adds ease of programming, a robust and secure backend, and tools and utilities for every aspect of networking – all built into a well-priced product,” says Dietz.

Since deployment, SMA has helped the district:

  • Improve productivity by 51-75%.
  • Enhance the efficiency of managing a globally distributed secure access infrastructure
  • Simplify access control and gained single-pane-of-glass visibility
  • Increase end-user productivity
  • Meet regulatory compliance standards

SonicWall SMA Case Study

South East Aerospace

Introduction

This case study of South East Aerospace is based on a March 2020 survey of SonicWall SMA customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall SMA has enhanced and augmented our employees ability to work remotely. The ability for users to securely access internal resources from a remote location is of great benefit to our company.”

“My SonicWall SMA is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select SonicWall SMA:

  • Evaluated or switched from the following brand of secure remote access solutions before selecting SonicWall SMA:
    • Watchguard
  • Deployed SonicWall SMA because they faced challenges with identity-based [user/device] secure access.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SonicWall SMA that the surveyed company uses:

  • Agrees that SonicWall SMA provides the best security value.
  • Important features when selecting SonicWall SMA:
    • Client/Clientless and Tunnel/Web SSL VPN
    • Device VPN and Always-ON VPN
    • Role-Based Access Control
    • Central Management Service (CMS) and Pooled Licensing for SonicWall SMA

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with SonicWall SMA:

  • Is extremely satisfied with their experience with SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA).
  • Improved productivity by I cannot quantify this, but it certainly has improved. with secure access deployment since deploying SonicWall SMA.
  • Realized the following operational benefits after deploying their SonicWall SMA:
    • Improved the efficiency of managing a globally distributed secure access infrastructure
    • Simplified access control and gained single-pane-of-glass visibility
    • Improved end-user productivity
    • Improved protection of critical information

“Users needing remote access are configured and controlled through the management interface. Users have the option of connecting through the secure web-based interface on the SonicWall SMA, or they can connect using the NetExtender application to establish a VPN connection to our network. Permanent remote employees have benefited tremendously by being able to access company resources and establishing a truly remote office.”

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Choin!

Introduction

This case study of Choin! is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We use SonicWall Cloud App Security to protect our O365 Email, OneDrive and SharePoint,” says Boris Wetzel, CEO at Choin! “It’s easy to deploy, with no user interaction and centralized management.”

Challenges

The organization had no protection for SaaS applications prior to selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS).

The challenge that most influenced their decision to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security was gaining visibility of other SaaS applications being used in its organization.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Cloud App Security that were important in selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security included:

  • Unified solution to protect SaaS email and/or data within SaaS apps
  • Seamless user experience
  • Ability to extend security to the cloud
  • Cloud-native email protection for Office 365 email or Gmail
  • Data protection for SaaS apps such as OneDrive, Sharepoint, Box or Dropbox
  • Integration with SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox

Results

Wetzel is extremely satisfied with his experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS) and finds it easy to manage.
“SonicWall Cloud App Security is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

As a result, the surveyed company:

  • Improved visibility/control of SaaS email and app threat landscape
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Data-Sec

Introduction

This case study of Data-Sec is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security lets us secure a Microsoft Office 365 E3 or F1 plan with SonicWall Advanced Threat Protection,” says Daniel Franz, Senior IT Architect at Data-Sec, a German large-enterprise security products and services company. “It provides visibility for applications which are used in the company and additional data leakage prevention.”

Challenges

The organization had tried Microsoft email security prior to selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS).

The challenge that most influenced their decision to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security protection against advanced malware or ransomware.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Cloud App Security that were important in selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security included:

  • Unified solution to protect SaaS email and/or data within SaaS apps
  • AI\ML-driven, next-generation security protections
  • Cloud-native email protection for Office 365 email or Gmail
  • Integration with SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox
  • Capture Security Center as a ‘single pane of glass’ to manage multiple SonicWall products

Results

Franz is extremely satisfied with his experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS) and finds it provides the best security value.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

As a result, the surveyed company:

  • Improved visibility/control of SaaS email and app threat landscape
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Lowered total cost of ownership (TCO)

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Infinigate Deutschland

Introduction

This case study of Infinigate Deutschland is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security provides data security, advanced threat protection and compliance for the cloud,” says Michael Stefani, Distribution Professional at Infinigate Deutschland, a wholesale distribution company. “Our company has activated Cloud App Security to protect SaaS emails and apps.”

Challenges

The organization had tried Microsoft Cloud App Security prior to selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS).

The challenge that most influenced their decision to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security was advanced phishing attacks or business email compromise (BEC).

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Cloud App Security that were important in selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security included:

  • Unified solution to protect SaaS email and/or data within SaaS apps
  • Seamless user experience
  • Ability to extend security to the cloud
  • Cloud-native email protection for Office 365 email or Gmail
  • Data protection for SaaS apps such as OneDrive, SharePoint, Box or Dropbox
  • Integration with SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox
  • Capture Security Center as a ‘single pane of glass’ to manage multiple SonicWall products

Results

Stefani is extremely satisfied with his experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS) and finds it includes the email security features they need.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

As a result, the surveyed company:

  • Improved visibility/control of SaaS email and app threat landscape
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Lowered total cost of ownership (TCO)

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

RedZone Technologies

Introduction

This case study of RedZone Technologies is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Adding the multi-engine sandboxes directly to the cloud apps, and therefore uncontrolled endpoints, has been critical,” says James Crifasi, COO and CTO, RedZone Technologies. “It works solidly, and the account takeover function is well-balanced by the AV.”

Challenges

The organization had tried Proofpoint, Barracuda, Mimecast and Microsoft email security solutions, as well as Proofpoint CASB and Microsoft Cloud App Security SaaS application prior to selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS).

The challenge that most influenced their decision to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security was account takeover (ATO) attacks.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Cloud App Security that were important in selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security included:

  • Unified solution to protect SaaS email and/or data within SaaS apps
  • Ability to extend security to the cloud
  • AI\ML-driven, next-generation security protections
  • Data protection for SaaS apps such as OneDrive, SharePoint, Box or Dropbox
  • Integration with SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox
  • Capture Security Center as a ‘single pane of glass’ to manage multiple SonicWall products

Results

Crifasi is very satisfied with his experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS) and finds it the best security value.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Western NRG

Introduction

This case study of Western NRG is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We integrated it with Office 365,” says Nathan Orlina, Network Administrator, Western NRG “We deployed it after a phishing attack. CAS blocked subsequent attacks and helped us identify other attacks into the network."

Challenges

The organization previously tried Microsoft email security solutions and had no SaaS application protection in place prior to selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS).

The challenge that most influenced their decision to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security was protection against advanced phishing attacks or business email compromise (BEC).

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Cloud App Security that were important in selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security included:

  • Ability to extend security to the cloud
  • Cloud-native email protection for Office 365 or Gmail

Results

Orlina is very satisfied with his experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS) and finds it easy to manage. "SonicWall Cloud App Security is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

As a result, the surveyed company improved:

  • The efficiency of its threat response processes
  • Visibility/control of SaaS email and app threat landscape

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Medium-Enterprise Architecture Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium-enterprise architecture company is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations,” says the network administrator of this medium-enterprise architecture company.

Challenges

The organization previously had no email security in place prior to selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS).

The challenge that most influenced their decision to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security was protection against advanced phishing attacks or business email compromise (BEC).

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Cloud App Security that were important in selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security included cloud-native email protection for Office 365 or Gmail.

Results

The surveyed network administrator is very satisfied with their experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS) and finds it easy to manage.

The surveyed company improved the efficiency of its threat response processes.

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Savings & Loan Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business financial services company is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security has allowed our company to have transparency into our O365 deployment that other companies just don’t have in a package that is easy to deploy, manage, and supervise,” says the network administrator of this small business financial services company. “It has also allowed us to take advantage of our O365 deployment that we just would not have been able to do without this product.”

Challenges

The organization had previously tried Microsoft ATP before selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS). The challenge that most influenced their decision to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security was protection against advanced phishing attacks or business email compromise (BEC).

“We decided to do a trial with SonicWall CAS due to the increased pressure from regulators and auditors that we have transparency into any cloud-based service,” says the network administrator. “We are in a heavily regulated environment and need to have transparency into everywhere we store our data. SonicWall allows us to do that.”

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Cloud App Security that were important in selecting SonicWall Cloud App Security include:

  • Unified solution to protect SaaS email and/or data within SaaS apps
  • Ability to extend security to the cloud
  • Cloud-native email protection for Office 365 email or Gmail
  • Data protection for SaaS apps such as OneDrive, SharePoint, Box or Dropbox
  • Integration with SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox

Results

The surveyed network administrator is very satisfied with their experience using SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS), and finds it includes the email, OneDrive and SharePoint security features they need.

“After rolling it out we immediately realized the potential of this product to ensure our data stayed safe in our O365 deployment. It is now something that I actively use daily,” he says. “It works great on allowing us to see who is logging into the system and who is changing files. It also allows us to take preventative measures as we have seen some of our staff attempt to be hacked from other countries. Seeing this allowed us to implement MFA on all accounts affected by these hacking attempts. It also does a great job stopping fishing and junk mail from getting to our users."

The surveyed company achieved the following results with SonicWall Cloud App Security:

  • Improved efficiency of threat response processes
  • Improved visibility/control of SaaS email and app threat landscape
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Lowered total cost of ownership (TCO)

SonicWall Cloud App Security Case Study

Medium-Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium-enterprise health care company is based on a December 2019 survey of SonicWall Cloud App Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“SonicWall Cloud App Security is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations,” says the IT manager at a medium-enterprise healthcare organization. “We used SonicWall Cloud App Security in express mode to protect our 0365 Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive.”

Challenges

The healthcare organization previously had no protection for its SaaS applications. The challenge that most influenced the organization to deploy SonicWall Cloud App Security (CAS) was maintaining consistent security policies for SaaS email and apps.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of CAS that the surveyed company uses include:

  • Unified solution to protect SaaS email and/or data within SaaS apps
  • Seamless user experience
  • Ability to extend security to the cloud
  • Cloud-native email protection for Office 365 email or Gmail
  • Data protection for SaaS apps such as OneDrive and SharePoint

Results

The IT manager of the surveyed company is very satisfied with their experience using CAS.

He finds that CAS includes the email security features they need and has improved visibility and control of their SaaS email and app threat landscape.

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Our prior firewalls were limited in VPN capacity,” says the network administrator of a U.S. federal agency. “SonicWall firewalls have a much greater capacity. My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

Challenges

The agency had tried Juniper Networks prior to selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall.

The networking team deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with better handling of VPNs relative to their prior firewall.

Use Case

“We use the NSa firewalls to protect our primary sites,” says the network administrator. “We have a number of smaller sites that connect with VPN tunnels.”

Key features and functionalities of NSa firewalls used by the surveyed agency includes:

  • Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center)
  • Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL)
  • An integrated VPN

Results

The agency’s network administrator is satisfied with their NSA firewall. He finds it delivers faster performance and includes the networking features it needs.

SonicWall Capture Client Case Study

Secure Care Products

Introduction

This case study of Secure Care Products is based on a November 2019 survey of SonicWall Capture Client customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall Capture Client is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations,” agrees Michael Rücker, IT Manager, Secure Care Products.

Challenges

Rücker identified delivering security without hampering user productivity as the challenge that most influenced their organization to deploy SonicWall Capture Client.

Endpoint security brands in place or evaluated before selecting SonicWall Capture Client included McAffee.

Use Case

The unified lightweight agent was a key feature influencing their selection of SonicWall Capture Client.

Results

Rücker is extremely satisfied with their experience with SonicWall Capture Client endpoint protection and finds it easy to deploy.

The company saw a 76-100% reduction in end-user complaints for installed endpoint security products since deploying SonicWall Capture Client.

Operational benefits realized following the deployment of SonicWall Capture Client include:

  • Improved the efficiency of threat response processes
  • Improved end-user productivity
  • Improved protection of critical information

SonicWall Capture Client Case Study

Advanced Medical Management

Introduction

This case study of Advanced Medical Management is based on a November 2019 survey of SonicWall Capture Client customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has enhanced our network security immensely,” says David Teel, Senior Network Administrator, Advanced Medical Management. “Since implementing Capture Client, we have not experienced any threats that have not been identified and stopped before doing damage. I cannot say this about the security solutions we have used previously.”

Challenges

Teel identified protection against advanced malware attacks as the challenge that most influenced their organization to deploy SonicWall Capture Client.

Endpoint security brands in place or evaluated before selecting SonicWall Capture Client included:

  • McAfee
  • Kaspersky
  • Symantec
  • Trend Micro
  • BitDefender
  • Microsoft

Use Case

“We used a combination of manual and automated deployment to install Capture Client on our endpoints. It is deployed on all servers, PCs and laptops within the organization. We also protect our Citrix Farm with Capture Client, ensuring our clients users’ sessions are secure as well.”

Key features and functionalities influencing their selection of SonicWall Capture Client included:

  • The unified, lightweight agent
  • The AI-driven, next-generation AV engine
  • Rollbacks
  • Endpoint detection and response

Results

Teel is extremely satisfied with their experience with SonicWall Capture Client endpoint protection, and finds it beats the competition in security effectiveness. “SonicWall Capture Client is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The company saw a 51-75% reduction in end-user complaints for installed endpoint security products since deploying SonicWall Capture Client. Operational benefits realized following the deployment of SonicWall Capture Client include:

  • Improved the efficiency of threat response processes
  • Reduced the time to respond to malware attacks
  • Improved end-user productivity
  • Improved protection of critical information

SonicWall Capture Client Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a small business educational institution company is based on a November 2019 survey of SonicWall Capture Client customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“SonicWall Capture Client includes the endpoint security features I need," says the Director of an educational institution in eastern Massachusetts.

Challenges

The institution had tried McAffee before selecting their SonicWall Capture Client solution.

Challenges that most influenced their organization to deploy Capture Client included:

  • Protection against malware attacks
  • Getting visibility of endpoint activity off the network
  • Making informed incident response decisions
  • Delivering security without hampering user productivity
  • Enforcing endpoint compliance before providing network access
  • Recovering from ransomware attacks without paying the ransom
  • Receiving satisfactory support and customer services

Use Case

Key features and functionalities influencing their selection of SonicWall Capture Client included:

  • The ability to extend security off-network
  • Endpoint detection and response
  • Removable device protection (USB drives)

Results

The Director is extremely satisfied with their experience with SonicWall Capture Client endpoint protection.

The institution has achieved the following results with Capture Client:

  • Improved the efficiency of threat response processes
  • Met regulatory compliance standards

SonicWall Capture Client Case Study

City Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a November 2019 survey of SonicWall Capture Client customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Capture Client has detected and removed malware without causing any problems," says the IT Manager of a city in southeastern Michigan.

Challenges

The city government had tried Sophos and ThreatTrack VIPRE before selecting their SonicWall Capture Client solution.

They identified protection against advanced malware attacks as the challenge that most influenced their organization to deploy Capture Client.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities influencing their selection of SonicWall Capture Client included:

  • The unified, lightweight agent
  • The ability to extend security off-network
  • The AI-driven, next-generation AV engine
  • Endpoint detection and response
  • The ability to integrate with Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox
  • Capture Security Center as a single pane of glass for NGFWs and endpoints

Results

The city’s IT manager is extremely satisfied with Capture Client and finds it is easy to deploy. Capture Client is meeting or exceeding their performance and security expectations. The city has seen a reduction in end-user complaints about endpoint security.

The city has also achieved the following results with Capture Client:

  • Reduced the time to respond to malware attacks
  • Improved end-user productivity

SONICWALL NSA FIREWALLS ANWENDERBERICHT

Frankfurt International School

Einleitung

Dieser Anwenderbericht der Frankfurt International School basiert auf der Kundenumfrage der SonicWall NSa Firewalls, die vom Forschungsinstitut TechValidate im August 2019 durchgeführt wurde.

„Unsere NSa Firewalls bieten uns den erforderlichen Schutz vor externen Bedrohungen.“, sagt Yama Karimi, Netzwerkadministrator der Frankfurt International School. “Deep Packet Inspection und Gateway-Virenschutz spielen dabei eine zentrale Rolle. So war es für uns ganz einfach, zeitplan- und kategoriebasierte Filterregeln für Studenten aufzustellen, um bestimmte Anwendungen und URLs zu blockieren.”

Herausforderungen

Die Frankfurt International School hatte Lösungen von Cisco und Meraki in Betracht gezogen, bevor sie sich für die SonicWall NSa Firewall entschieden haben. Die Wahl fiel auf SonicWall NSa Frewalls, um folgende Herausforderungen zu bewältigen:

  • Senkung der Gesamtbetriebskosten
  • Bessere Skalierbarkeit für die Netzwerksicherheit zu erreichen
  • Sicherheits- und Netzwerkfunktionen aus einer Hand
  • Optimierung der Netzwerksicherheitsleistung
  • Gewährleistung von verbessertem Support sowie Kundenservice

Anwendungsbeispiel

Entscheidende Features und Funktionalitäten bei der Auswahl von SonicWall NSa Firewall:

  • Capture ATP mit Multi Engine Sandboxing
  • Zentrales Management und Reporting (Capture Security Center)
  • Deep Packet Inspection für SSL-verschlüsselten Datenverkehr (DPI-SSL)
  • Integriertes VPN
  • Implementierung von SD-WAN

Ergebnisse

Herr Karimi ist mit SonicWall‘s NSa Firewall äußerst zufrieden und stellt fest, dass SonicWall NSa die Konkurrenz in Sachen Sicherheitseffizienz übertrifft. Die Frankfurt International School erzielte nach dem Einsatz der SonicWall NSa Firewall maßgebliche betrieblichen Vorteile:

  • Effizientere Betriebsabläufe
  • Weniger IT-Infrastrukturkosten
  • Verbesserte Systemverfügbarkeit
  • Höhere Leistung
  • Besserer Schutz kritischer Daten
  • Einhaltung von Compliance-Standards
  • Niedrigere Gesamtbetriebskosten
  • Mehr blockierte Angriffe (76-100%)

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Whitlam Group

Introduction

This case study of Whitlam Group is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall NSa offers you a lot of bang for your buck," says Frank Cusimano, Whitlam Group. “It gives us all the tools we need in one appliance.”

Challenges

The medium-enterprise industrial manufacturer had tried Juniper before selecting their SonicWall solution.

They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with consolidating security and networking features in a single solution.

Use Case

Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center) was a key feature in selecting their NSa solution.

Results

Cusimano is extremely satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and finds it has the networking features they need. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The company achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Delivered faster performance
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Lowered total cost of ownership
  • Increased number of attacks blocked

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Layer 4 Solutions

Introduction

This case study of Layer 4 Solutions is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With DPI-SSL, we are protected from SSL employee email-based viruses, which was not the case before the NSa were installed," says Mark Bleiman, CEO, Layer 4 Solutions Inc. I have confidence in the technical support I will receive when I purchase these products. I have more than 200 registered to me alone."

Challenges

The organization had tried Cisco Meraki before selecting their SonicWall NSa solution. They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites.

Use Case

Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL) was a key feature in selecting their NSa solution. “Besides the DPI-SSL, we use our NSa firewalls in an HA pair for max redundancy, for improved content filtering and for improved speed,” says Bleiman. “The faster CPU’s mean faster work processes.”

Results

Bleiman is extremely satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and agrees they provide the best security value. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”
The company achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Delivered faster performance
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Increased number of attacks blocked by 51-75%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

CoolDrive Auto Parts

Introduction

This case study of CoolDrive Auto Parts is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I sleep easier at night knowing we have SonicWall firewalls at over 40 locations around the world,” says Jordan Bagnoux, Director, CoolDrive Auto Parts in Australia. “SonicWall NSa firewalls deliver firewall security, site-to-site VPN, A/V, WAN redundancy and many more features that we use day to day."

Challenges

The organization had tried Palo Alto Networks before selecting their SonicWall NSa solution. They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with receiving satisfactory support and customer service.

Use Case

Key features that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL)
  • An integrated VPN

Results

Bagnoux is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and agrees they provide the best security value. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The company achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Delivered faster performance
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Lowered total cost of ownership
  • Increased number of blocked attacks by 51-75%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Lesedi Nuclear Services

Introduction

This case study of Lesedi Nuclear Services is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“My SonicWall NSa firewalls are re easy to manage, backed by good support and do the job required,” says Darren Hammond, ICT Manager, Lesedi Nuclear Services.

Challenges

The organization had tried Fortinet before selecting their SonicWall NSa solution. They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites.

Use Case

“The NSa firewalls provide the central breakout for multiple sites,” says Hammond. Key features that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center)
  • Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Zero-touch deployment
  • An integrated VPN
  • SD-WAN implementation

Results

Hammond is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and agrees they provide the best security value. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The organization achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Lowered total cost of ownership
  • Increased number of blocked attacks

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Department of Energy, Republic of the Philippines

Introduction

This case study of the Department of Energy, Republic of the Philippines is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall secures our organization with assurance and high availability,” says Edsel Sangalang, Network Administrator, Department of Energy, Republic of the Philippines.

Challenges

The organization deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites.

Use Case

“Our organization uses SonicWall NSA on our main office for our three ISPs, with HA configuration as our primary firewall and two independently for the remaining ISPs,” says Sangalang. “We also use TZ model for our branch offices.”

Key features that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Integrated 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Integrated VPN

Results

Sangalang is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and finds they provide the best security value. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The agency achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Increased number of blocked attacks by 51-75%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Ryder System

Introduction

This case study of Ryder System is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We’re using our SonicWall NSa firewalls to block unwanted traffic on the network, as well as protection on my network and servers,” says Hector Ruiz Velasco, Senior IT Architect, Ryder System, Mexico.

Challenges

The company deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with providing greater scalability for network security.

Use Case

Key features that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center)
  • Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL)
  • An integrated VPN
  • SD-WAN implementation

Results

Velasco is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and finds they are easy to manage. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

Ryder achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Increased number of blocked attacks by 51-75%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Integrated Medical Group

Introduction

This case study of Integrated Medical Group is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We’re using our SonicWall NSa firewall as a VPN endpoint and gateway router,” says Brian Walsh, IT Director, Integrated Medical Group. “It’s increased uptime and increased security.”

Challenges

The medical group had tried Cisco/Meraki solutions before selecting a SonicWall solution. They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with consolidating security and networking features in a single solution.

  • Used or evaluated Cisco/Meraki before selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall(s).
  • Deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with consolidating security and networking features in a single solution.

Use Case

Integrated VPN was a crucial factor in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall solution.

Results

Walsh is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and finds it includes the networking features they need. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

Integrated Medical Group achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Abbey Dental Center

Introduction

This case study of Abbey Dental Center is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We’re using our SonicWall NSa firewalls to connect multiple offices together, and as the first line of defense from the outside in as well as inside out.,” says Michael Della Camera, Chief Technology Officer, Abbey Dental Center. “NSa gives us secure VPN access for satellite locations and incredible protection from outside threats.”

Challenges

The company deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with consolidating security and networking features in a single solution.

Use Case

Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL) and integrated VPN were crucial factors in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall solution.

Results

The CTO is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and they are easy to deploy. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”
Abbey Dental Center achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:
• Reduced IT infrastructure costs
• Improved data protection of critical information
• Met regulatory compliance standards
• Increased number of blocked attacks by 51-75%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Apple Federal Credit Union

Introduction

This case study of Apple Federal Credit Union is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall NSa firewalls let me protect my network from attackers and protect the network perimeter with minimum effort," says Juan Batista, IT Vice President, Apple Federal Credit Union.

Challenges

Apple Federal Credit Union had tried Palo Alto Networks before selecting their SonicWall NSa solution.

They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall NSa firewalls that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL)

Results

Batista is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and finds that SonicWall NSa are easy to manage. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The credit union realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall NSa firewall:

  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Has seen the number of blocked attacks increase up to 75%.

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Peloton Consulting Group

Introduction

This case study of Peloton Consulting Group is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We use SonicWall NSa firewalls in each office,” says Charles Hausmann, Chief Information Officer. Peloton Consulting Group. “They deliver predictable performance across the offices with the built-in security features we need. Having the WiFi tied into the firewall management and config makes the reporting and management much easier for us.”

Challenges

Peloton Consulting Group had tried Fortinet before selecting SonicWall NSa firewalls.

The enterprise deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites.

Use Case

Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center) was crucial in selecting the NSa solution.

Results

Hausmann is extremely satisfied with the NSa firewalls and finds they provide the best security value. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The enterprise realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall NSa firewall:

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Faster performance
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Lowered total cost of ownership
  • Has seen the number of blocked attacks increase

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Retail: Khalil Ebrahim Kanoo

Introduction

This case study of Khalil Ebrahim Kanoo is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I cannot describe in just a few sentences all of the benefits our organization got after putting in our NSa firewall,” says Devendra Singh, System Administrator, Khalil Ebrahim Kanoo

Challenges

The Bahrain retail enterprise deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with consolidating security and networking features in a single solution.

“Before we deployed our NSa solution, we were facing issues about content filtering policy, app rules, antispam feature, sandboxing and more."

Use Case

Key features and functionalities that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL)

Results

Singh is extremely satisfied with their NSa Series firewall, and agrees that SonicWall NSa are easy to manage. “It is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The retail organization realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall NSa firewall:

  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Has seen the number of blocked attacks increase by 51-75%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

EDUPRIZE Schools

Introduction

This case study of EDUPRIZE Schools is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“My SonicWall NSa firewall allowed for more control in my environment,” says Jeremy Atkin, Associate Superintendent, EDUPRIZE School. “It established connection between campuses and added security.”

Challenges

The charter school district had tried Palo Alto Networks before selecting their SonicWall NSa solution. They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with optimizing network security performance.

Use Case

Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center) was an important feature in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall.

Results

Atkin is very satisfied with their NSa solution, and finds it provide the best security value. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The organization realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall NSa firewall:

  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Has seen the number of blocked attacks increase by 51-75%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Lakewood Ranch Town Hall

Introduction

This case study of Lakewood Ranch Town Hall is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“My SonicWall NSa solution provides faster, more reliable connections to our manned and unmanned gating systems,” says Mike Knauer, Network Administrator, Lakewood Ranch Town Hall. “By using them in conjunction with our NSa firewall, we have created encrypted VPN endpoints for always-on connections at our field locations.”

Challenges

The town deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites.

Use Case

Integrated VPN was important in selecting the SonicWall NSa firewall.

Results

Knauer is very satisfied with the NSa Series firewall and finds it easy to manage. Operationally, the solution has improved overall system uptime.

“My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”




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