K-12 Education

Robust, deep-level security that secures school networks, email systems and budgets.

Technology is transforming the learning experience at an unprecedented rate. Educators are bringing new tools into the classroom to improve learning, while administrators are finding innovative ways to optimize and drive efficiencies. Today, more than 3,000 districts and schools rely on SonicWall to deliver secure remote and network access with school firewalls that enable educational institutions to realize the promise of technologically-savvy learning environments, in the classroom or while students are mobile.


Manage costs with the E-rate program

Many SonicWall network security products and services – including firewalls, high-speed wireless, and content filtering – can be purchased by school districts and libraries through E-rate funding, a Federal program funding technology in schools and libraries. Leveraging the E-rate program enables cost savings which can help your district better comply with CIPA while safeguarding students, faculty, staff, data, and applications with state-of-the-art network security technology from SonicWall.

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Deploy massively scalable protection for entire K-12 school districts

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SonicWall makes it easy to deploy robust content filtering and security solutions without the need to sacrifice protection for performance. Instead, you can bolster the security, speed and scalability of 10+ GbE networks with our powerful and easy-to-use solutions. Block malware, intrusions and unproductive applications using the industry's fastest deep packet inspection technology over hundreds of thousands of concurrent connections and connections per second. And with our Advanced Gateway Security Suite powered by our Capture Advanced Threat Protection service, your network will be safer than ever with real-time breach prevention in place.

Ensure safe collaboration across your distributed network

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Make your wireless networks as secure as your wired network. Enable mobility and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives to empower your students and staff on campus. Block threats from malicious websites with our content filtering solutions. Enhance communication, productivity and operational continuity to optimize, accelerate and drive efficiencies that enrich the educational experience.

Provide easy, secure mobile access for K-12 students

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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 educational institution

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

Save time with centralized management

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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.

Big benefits of BYOD

School districts future-proofs IT infrastructure and saves up to 50%