CASE STUDY OVERVIEW
Industry The school was founded in 1812. The school accommodates around 1080 girls students across five year groups Solution The IT department were seeking a practical and effective web filtering system to keep their staff and students safe on line. Benefits The categories already defined in the web filter have saved IT department much configuration time. To allow or deny access to individual sites has become very easy and quick to do.
Davison High School is a girls’ Church of England secondary school serving pupils aged 11 to 16 in Worthing, West Sussex, England.
The original Davison School was a girls’ school, opened on Chapel Road in 1812 and named after the Reverend William Davison, the first chaplain of St Paul’s Church, Worthing.
The school is also the home of the Davison Worthing Youth Concert Band which plays a variety of pieces and gives opportunities to any age or ability to join.
Davison school needed to a quality web filtering system to keep their staff and students safe on line. The school has approximately 1200 users, all connected via wired and wireless, therefore the software needed to be able to handle this load efficiently as possible and deliver a scalable firewall solution.
“We purchased Untangle as a web filtering system to keep our staff and students safe on line from ABCOM since 2011 and and are delighted with the speed and efficiency with which the license and software were made available to us. ”
IT manager Gary Baldwin said: “The software is that good that we have had no cause for calling support and the web filter, virus blocker, spyware blocker just do their respective jobs.
In conclusion I would like to say a big thank you to ABCOM for providing us with an excellent product which not only is a great tool for schools as it is endlessly configurable, but also comes at an affordable price, with the added backup of expertise from ABCOM if needed.