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MidCentral DHB has approximately 1,800 desktop PCs across its network of campuses, and many of these terminals are accessed by multiple users. With an increased call on its IT resources, the DHB needed to ensure greater levels of control by introducing restrictions on the use of external USB devices and CD Rom drives. In evaluating all other available offerings, MidCentral DHB had a clear set of criteria it needed a solution to meet as a minimum. "We needed a solution that was easy to manage and use, provided a solid layer of control and comfort to the organisation, and would keep us protected now and into the future," says Mr Bradnock (Team Leader – Infrastructure at MidCentral DHB). "While most options offered some of what we needed, most were unable to tick all of our boxes cost-effectively," he adds. "SOPHOS Endpoint Protection Advanced was the standout exception, with excellent functionality at the right price," he explains.

In implementing a change to SOPHOS Endpoint Protection Advanced, MidCentral DHB has achieved its goal of introducing a new layer of protection, control and comfort. "SOPHOS has allowed us to simplify our anti-virus and better control the use of external devices across our number of campuses," says Mr Bradnock. "SEPA keeps us more informed than ever before and more protected than we have been in the past, and that brings inherent peace-of-mind across the DHB," adds Mr Bradnock.

 

Robert Bradnock, Team Leader – Infrastructure at MidCentral DHB



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