A town of nearly 150,000 people, Blackpool is a well- known holiday resort in North West England, and the largest after Manchester and Liverpool. Blackpool Council provides network services for most of the state schools and public libraries in the area, as well as for a multitude of its own office sites. The challenges Blackpool Council faced were threefold; build defenses to combat an increasingly changing threat landscape, drive efficiencies due to school budget cuts, and safeguard citizens under the new Prevent guidelines
Read this case study to learn how Blackpool Council simplified their approach to security, met budget and compliance requirements, and proactively combats security threats across its network, with Fortinet’s suite of solutions - including FortiGate, FortiSandbox and FortiSIEM.
Reduced complexity resulting from multiple networking solutions in place
Increased IT security, management and control
Drove efficiencies due to school budget cuts
Helps safeguard citizens under the new Prevent guidelines