Higher Education

Deploy massively scalable protection for entire university systems

For success, educators and students need to leverage technology aggressively both in and out of the classroom. Tools such as Internet2, social, cloud, mobile and web-based applications are providing professors and researchers the means for greater engagement and collaboration. However, these tools also create network performance and security challenges that your IT security team must address.

Safeguarding many of the world's best-known universities, SonicWall empowers security teams with the full breadth of high-performance, scalable security solutions and services that allow educators to realize the promise of tech-savvy learning and research environments.

Deploy scalable protection for entire university systems

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You don't need to sacrifice performance for protection. You can bolster the security, speed and scalability of 40+ GbE networks with our powerful and easy-to-use solutions. Through the SonicWall Advanced Gateway Security Suite with Capture Advanced Threat Protection service, your network will be protected by a real-time breach prevention solution with throughput you may have never thought possible. Block threats of all sorts using the industry's fastest deep packet inspection technology on hardware than can support over hundreds of thousands of concurrent connections and connections per second.

Ensure safe collaboration across your entire campus

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Whether concentrated on a single campus or spread throughout a large metropolitan area, you can make your wireless networks as secure as your wired network. Enable mobility and remote learning to empower students and staff. Enrich the educational experience without fear of threats of any variety.

Provide secure mobile access for students and staff

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SonicWall offers high-speed secure mobile and remote access for up to 20,000 concurrent users from a single appliance. You can deliver policy-enforced security solutions that increase productivity and block access from unauthorized devices and mobile apps. And you can easily extend VPN access to resources from managed or personal devices and mobile apps by checking the user identity and security profile of the endpoint.

Offer advanced, scalable email security for any size institution

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Our solutions help you eliminate email-borne spam, phishing, viruses, spyware and data leaks. And with Capture, you'll have the same benefits of multi-engine sandboxing as available on our firewalls. You can scale easily from 10 to 100,000 mailboxes. You also have the option to deploy via hardware appliances, virtual appliances or software. You can also secure email from the cloud with our hosted service which offers affordable, predictable subscriptions.

Save time with centralized management


Take control of the health, performance and security of your campus network. Drive down costs and increase productivity by rapidly deploying and centrally managing your education security infrastructure. You'll also gain insight into traffic trends and suspicious behavior, with real-time monitoring and alerting, and historic monitoring logging and reporting.