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SonicWall Network Security Case Study

Office Products Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Office Products Inc is based on a May 2019 survey of SonicWall Network Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“My SonicWall TZ series firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.” – Patrick Jacobs, IT Specialist, Office Products Inc.

Challenges

Business challenges that led Office Products Inc. to evaluate and ultimately select SonicWall Network Security included:

  • Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
  • Easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites
  • Lowering total cost of ownership
  • Optimizing network security performance
  • Receiving satisfactory support and customer service

Security challenges that the company needed to address included:

  • Malware
  • Ransomware
  • Never-before-seen/zero-day cyberattacks

Office Products Inc. had owned a SonicWall firewall in the past. The company also evaluated WatchGuard solutions before selecting a SonicWall solution.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Network Security that were important to Office Products Inc. in selecting their TZ included:

  • The ability to capture ATP sandboxing
  • Real-time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection (RFDPI)
  • Deep packet inspection of encrypted traffic (DPI SSL)

Results

Office Products Inc. is extremely satisfied with its TZ firewalls. They find that its SonicWall TZ solution:

  • Are easy to deploy and manage
  • Have the networking features they need

Operational benefits the company received following the deployment of their SonicWall TZ included:

  • Improved data protection of critical information

SonicWall Network Security Case Study

Fortune 500 Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 computer services company is based on a May 2019 survey of SonicWall Network Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We bundle SonicWall appliances as part of our ClearPath solution. We count on the firewall features to secure access to our management LAN. Our SonicWall TZ series firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.” – Senior IT Architect, Fortune 500 Computer Services Company

Challenges

Business challenges that led this Fortune 500 company to evaluate and ultimately select SonicWall Network Security included:

  • Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
  • Lowering total cost of ownership
  • Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution

Security challenges that the company needed to address included:

  • Malware
  • Side-channel attacks
  • Non-standard port attacks

The company had also evaluated Cisco solutions before selecting a SonicWall solution.

Use Case

Key features and functionalities of SonicWall Network Security were important for this Fortune 500 company in selecting their TZ included:

  • Real-time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Deep packet inspection of encrypted traffic (DPI SSL)
  • Zero-Touch Deployment

Results

The surveyed company is very satisfied with their TZ Series firewall. They find that their SonicWall TZ solution:

  • Provides the best security value
  • Are easy to deploy and manage
  • Have the networking features they need
  • Beat the competition in security effectiveness

Operational benefits the company received following the deployment of their SonicWall included:

  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Ability to meet regulatory compliance standards
  • Lower total cost of ownership

SonicWall Network Security Case Study

Sente Mortgage

Introduction

This case study of Sente Mortgage is based on a May 2019 survey of SonicWall Network Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“My SonicWall TZ series firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations,” says Jim Browarski, IT Manager at Sente Mortgage

Challenges

The company deployed SonicWall TZ firewalls to address the following challenges:

  • Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
  • Easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites
  • Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution
  • Providing greater scalability for network security

They also evaluated Fortinet firewalls before selecting their SonicWall TZ firewalls.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SonicWall Network Security that the surveyed company uses:The key features and functionalities that were important in selecting their TZ included:

  • Capture ATP sandboxing
  • Real-time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection (RFDPI)
  • Deep packet inspection of encrypted traffic (DPI SSL)
  • Integrated VPN

SonicWall TZ features that were important in selecting their TZ:

  • The ability to capture ATP sandboxing
  • Real-time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection (RFDPI)
  • Deep packet inspection of encrypted traffic (DPI SSL)
  • An integrated VPN

Results

Sente Mortgage is extremely satisfied with their TZ Series firewall.

They strongly believe that their SonicWall TZs:

  • Provide the best security value
  • Are easy to deploy and manage
  • Have the networking features they need

The company realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall:

  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • An improved overall system uptime
  • The ability to deliver faster performance

SonicWall Network Security Case Study

MFA Medical Group

Introduction

This case study of MFA Medical Group is based on a May 2019 survey of SonicWall Network Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall helped me create a secure work network,” says Imtiaz Haq, Director at MFA Medical Group. “Our clinics each have a TZ that connects back to the main network’s NSA 4600. My TZ series firewalls are meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

Challenges

MFA deployed SonicWall TZ firewalls to address the following business challenges:

  • Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
  • Lowering total cost of ownership
  • Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution
  • Optimizing network security performance
  • Receiving satisfactory support and customer service

Types of cyber attacks that influenced their decision included:

  • Malware
  • Ransomware
  • Never-before-seen/zero-day cyberattacks
  • PDF & Office document threats
  • Non-standard port attacks
  • IoT attacks

MFA evaluated the following brands of firewalls before selecting their SonicWall TZ firewalls:

  • Cisco
  • Fortinet

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SonicWall Network Security that were important in selecting their TZ included:

  • Capture ATP sandboxing
  • Real-time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Integrated VPN

Results

MFA is very satisfied with their TZ Series firewalls.

  • They strongly believe that their SonicWall TZs:
    • Beat the competition in security effectiveness
    • Provide the best security value
    • Are easy to deploy and manage
    • Have the networking features they need
  • MFA realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall:
    • An improved efficiency of their business process
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • An improved overall system uptime

SonicWall Network Security Case Study

Subway

Introduction

This case study of Subway is based on a May 2019 survey of SonicWall Network Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I know that no one is going to inappropriate Web sites,” says Tom Tarras, CFO. “We use the TZ firewalls to filter out inappropriate websites from being accessed by our customers and employees.”

Challenges

Subway deployed the SonicWall TZ firewalls to address the following challenges:

  • Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
  • Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution

Types of cyber attacks that influenced their decision to purchase a SonicWall TZ firewall:

  • Ransomware
  • PDF & Office document threats

Use Case

The following features and functionalities were important in selecting the TZ firewalls:

  • Integrated 802.11ac WiFi
  • An integrated VPN

Results

Tarras is extremely satisfied with the TZ Series. “It is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

Tarras found that the SonicWall TZ series firewalls:

  • Beat the competition in security effectiveness
  • Are easy to deploy and manage
  • Are easy to manage
  • Have the networking features I need

The TZ solution helped the small business food company:

  • Reduce IT infrastructure costs
  • Meet regulatory compliance standards
  • Lower total cost of ownership

SonicWall Network Security Case Study

City of Hanford, California

Introduction

This case study of City of Hanford, California is based on a May 2019 survey of SonicWall Network Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our SonicWall firewalls have helped protect our network from outside attacks as well as providing connectivity for our off-site workers.”

“Our SonicWall TZ series firewall is meeting or exceeding our performance and security expectations.”

“We have multiple SonicWall devices. The main one protects our border. We have other devices that are used to protect networks such as our SCADA network that is on a totally separate network to the rest of the organization.”

Challenges

The City of Hanford deployed SonicWall TZ firewalls to address the following challenges:

  • Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
  • Easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites
  • Lowering total cost of ownership
  • Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution
  • Optimizing network security performance
  • Providing greater scalability for network security
  • Receiving satisfactory support and customer service

Use Case

Key feature and functionality that were important when selecting the SonicWall TZ:

  • An integrated VPN

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with SonicWall Network Security:

  • They are extremely satisfied with their TZ Series firewall.
  • Level of agreement with the following statements:
    • SonicWall TZs beat the competition in security effectiveness: strongly agree
    • SonicWall TZs provide the best security value: strongly agree
    • SonicWall TZs are easy to deploy: strongly agree
    • SonicWall TZs have the networking features I need: strongly agree
    • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall:
    • An improved efficiency of their business process
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • An improved overall system uptime
    • The ability to deliver faster performance
    • An improved data protection of critical information
    • A lowered total cost of ownership

SonicWall Network Security Case Study

Flexible Business

Introduction

This case study of Flexible Business is based on a May 2019 survey of SonicWall Network Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SonicWall makes things simple,” says Christopher Beck, IT Director. “My SonicWall TZ series firewalls are meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations. I use them in different scenarios from everything from a stand-alone to a high availability pair.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the company to evaluate and ultimately select SonicWall Network Security included:

  • Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
  • Easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites
  • Lowering total cost of ownership
  • Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution
  • Optimizing network security performance
  • Providing greater scalability for network security
  • Receiving satisfactory support and customer service

Types of cyberattacks that influenced their decision to purchase a SonicWall TZ firewall:

  • Malware
  • Ransomware
  • Cryptojacking/cryptomining
  • PDF & Office document threats
  • Non-standard port attacks

Other firewalls considered prior to purchasing their SonicWall TZ firewalls:

  • Cisco
  • WatchGuard
  • Sophos
  • Barracuda

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SonicWall TZ Series firewalls that the company applies include:

  • Real-time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection (RFDPI)
  • Deep packet inspection of encrypted traffic (DPI SSL)
  • Integrated VPN
  • SD-WAN implementation

Results

The company is extremely satisfied with their TZ Series firewall. They feel strongly that their SonicWall TZ firewalls:

  • Beat the competition in security effectiveness
  • Provide the best security value
  • Are easy to deploy and manage
  • Have the networking features they need

Since deployment of their SonicWall solution, the company has gained:

  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Faster performance
  • Compliance with regulatory standards



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