Academia partners with Smoothwall to provide digital safeguarding tools for Education

Academia is delighted to join forces with our friends from Smoothwall to help empower schools to safeguard the students in their care digitally. 

With the demand for better internet connections that come with secure and reliable safety measures intact, the partnership is in place to offer the best of both worlds for the education sector. 

The Smoothwall solutions are both innovative and dependable. They are engineered to address the safety and well-being of students; the deployment needs of IT and the cost-efficiency needs of school leaders. They are designed to keep our customers one step ahead in the evolving world of digital safety. 

The Smoothwall solution 

Smoothwall Filter – Enabling a safer, digital learning environment with real-time, content-aware and granular control web filtering. 

Smoothwall Firewall – Complete online protection for your Education establishment. 

Smoothwall Monitor – Helping schools detect online risks before they become real-life incidents. Meets Ofsted requirements for ‘appropriate monitoring’. 

Classroom Manager – One of the easiest to use, cross-platform solutions of its kind, Smoothwall Classroom Manager empowers teachers to take control and improve learning outcomes in today’s dynamic, digital classroom. 

Academia ISP  

With the solutions from Smoothwall, comes the services from Academia.  Fast, Reliable and Fully supported broadband connections for Education that are changing the way that students and staff embrace technology. Welcome to the ISP from Academia 

Working in Education for over 16 years, Academia recognises that ISP is now a vital part of the curriculum and essential to modern day learning.  With the reliance on cloud-based learning, online resources and many more student mobile devices, your internet connection is more critical than ever. 

What can we do? 

  • Speeds of up to 10Gb/s 
  • Free and Unlimited Support 
  • Unlimited download/upload amount per month 
  • Service Level Guarantee   

Why Academia ISP? 

  • Reliability – No more starting lessons late with our reliable connections 
  • Speed – Stream content, download apps and empower the classroom, fast 
  • Flexibility – Different packages to suit your needs and budget 
  • Safety – Optional Web Filtering to increase e-safety and safeguard students 

Smoothwall and Academia as partners 

By working with Smoothwall, Academia is offering a full-service approach to your internet connection and security in the classroom. The digital safeguarding concept is helping transform the way that schools and colleges are implementing a reliable web filtering and firewall solution to complement the tier 2 internet connection from Academia. 

To find out more speak to your Academia account manager today.

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