COMCO AG sets up consolidation with unified threat management (UTM) provides the best-practice solutions by Fortinet enormous cost reduction Dortmund, may 25, 2010 – educational and research institutions also dedicated to attacking the subject of security and efficiency. Complex realization conditions consist with them, because the protection of confidential data for different areas of the organization is dynamically to set up and administer. For research laboratories have usually higher security needs as for example, a freely accessible campus. Often only an inadequate compromise represents an investment of increasingly limited budgets in individual or isolated solutions, because this often obtained no optimum safety and occur at the same time investing. Is additionally with higher costs for operation, to count licenses and services.
Network and security specialist COMCO therefore offers the best-practice solutions by Fortinet, are matched in their performance profile to the needs of these institutions. These include firewall, VPN, AntiVirus, AntiSpam, Web filtering, intrusion prevention and Wi-Fi security, which can be used completely or individually as needed. A consolidation of the network security causes a significantly higher as broader protection generally and makes sense often alone by the sustained higher economic efficiency with a cost savings of up to 30 percent”, Guido Ruhnau, Director NSP at the COMCO judge AG. So a comprehensive security with a solution under one management interface combined, which ensures a fast and easier administration. In addition, uniform service transit times reduce the organizational effort and the user gets a simple licensing model with unlimited number of users.
The advantages of Fortinet solutions for educational institutions include: unlimited number of users with a lifetime license. high-performance solutions, scalable from Home Office up to real 10GbE high speed connections; all solutions with same user interface; flexible Configuration and virtualization of different areas (E.g., laboratories, libraries, campus, offices, etc.); individual rights to user – or group level; significant savings in investments and operating costs; free client security for laptops and PCs. the problem of universities and other educational institutions is that they are both affected by the empty coffers of the public sector, they can afford but no weaknesses in IT security”, describes the difficulties in practice Guido Ruhnau. For it the Fortinet solutions represent an appropriate response, because they accurately cover the security needs and at the same time help to save costs.” About COMCO AG: The COMCO AG, headquartered in Dortmund is a market-leading software and systems integrator. “The company is in the business areas of network solution provider” and business security software “part. Division business security software”is on the development of security solutions for the protection of focuses on enterprise-wide data networks against internal attacks. “With the business network solution provider” the COMCO AG covers the entire spectrum of network solutions. The services range from consulting during the planning phase to implementation to service and support of the entire IT system environment here. In addition, COMCO supports its customers with network and security audits, managed IT services and training.