Altinet Helps Carre's Grammar School Protect Cisco Meraki Infrastructure

Carre’s Grammar School is part of the Robert Carre Trust and is a highly successful grammar school in the market town of Sleaford. The students consist of boys in years 7 to 11 as well as some Sixth Form students, as part of the highly successful Sleaford Joint Sixth Form. They are delighted that Ofsted have recognised us as a Good school in March 2017.
  • No Regular Upgrades with Previous Solution
  • Inability to Integrate with Meraki BYOD Solution
  • Lack of Online Protection
  • Not Enough Technical Support 

Barracuda Web Security Gateway

  • Protection from Malware & Viruses
  • Powerful Policy & Reporting Engine
  • Filters All Web Traffic
  • Fast Response Technical Support
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Web Filtering Solution Not Meeting Network Requirements

Prior to speaking with Altinet, Carre’s Grammar School were using Netsweeper; an Email and Web Filtering Solution provided remotely by Mouchel. The ICT Services Manager, Nathan Bowes, found that the existing system “was not being developed or upgraded” to meet their ever-changing network requirements. Furthermore, their existing supplier “was unable to provide a robust solution to support the schools new Cisco Meraki BYOD solution”.

After recognising that Nathan and his team needed a solution that provided them with regular updates fit for their network, Altinet helped introduce the Barracuda Web Security Gateway. The main priority for Nathan and his team was to find a solution that would effectively support the Cisco Meraki BYOD application and be able to perform regular updates to ensure students and teachers are constantly protected online. It was important for Carre’s to find a product that would sit between a device connection and the internet to protect and filter anything harmful that could come into the network, protecting students from any unsafe or inappropriate content.

Altinet provided effective communication, quality suggested solutions and prompt support to our team.

Nathan Bowes, ICT Services Manager Carre's Grammar School


About The Barracuda Web Security Gateway

The Barracuda Web Security Gateway lets organizations benefit from online applications and tools without exposure to web-borne malware and viruses, lost user productivity, and misused bandwidth. As a comprehensive solution for web security and management, it unites award-winning spyware, malware, and virus protection with a powerful policy and reporting engine. Advanced features ensure that organizations adapt to emerging requirements like social-network regulation, remote filtering, and visibility into SSL-encrypted traffic.

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