With 11 sites throughout the region including Council Service Centres, Libraries and Community Pools, CODC recognised an increasing use of laptops, mobiles devices and tablets, and needed to introduce secure wireless networks for its internal staff and visiting guests.

"We installed the solution ourselves, pretty much on the same day that SSS supplied all of the hardware equipment and the relevant licenses," says Mr Tetlow. "It was a very easy roll-out. The documentation was excellent and we simply installed the relevant licenses and got on with things."

"Wireless Protection was very easy to integrate into our existing Sophos UTM solution and not having to set up a second separate management interface was a real plus," explains Mr Tetlow.

"We didn’t need much help from SSS directly this time, but as always we knew they were only a call away if we needed assistance," says Mr Tetlow. "The support from SSS is always very good. Both their technicians and the helpdesk are very knowledgeable and easy to deal with."

Glenn Tetlow, Information Systems Engineer - Central Otago District Council

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