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eMazzanti Technologies Customer Andover Regional Schools Counts on Smart Security Solutions in New Video Case Study


Hoboken, N.J. (Vocus) December 31, 2009

A new video describing how eMazzanti Technologies helped Andover Regional Schools solve network security, reliability and budget issues is now viewable at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buB8a0eyoLQ. The video chronicles the lessons Andover learned about solving some of its most persistent computer problems.

In todays schools, technology is the students pen and paper, said Bernard T. Baggs, superintendent, Andover Regional School District. Safe, reliable network and Internet access is critical to the skills that were trying to develop.

Protecting Kids and Running a Business

eMazzanti developed a security solution utilizing WatchGuard firewall hardware along with its own proprietary eCare support package that delivers 24×7 support and maintenance for a fixed fee. Were not only responsible for the safety of the children; we also have a business to run. Both need protection. eMazzanti development a solution to meet all of our needs, continued Baggs.

Andovers Network Systems Administrator, Bill McNeir enthusiastically echoed support for the eMazzanti solution. The combination of WatchGuard hardware and eMazzantis services was a win-win for the school district. It solved bandwidth and safety issues as well as addressed budgetary constraints and the need for on-going support.

eMazzanti made sure Andover got its moneys-worth with the deployed security solution. We fixed the problems and made the solution affordable, noted Carl Mazzanti, chief operating officer, eMazzanti Technologies. Whether Andover needed to protect and maintain 300 or 1000 computers, the cost remained the same.

The Andover video case study will be featured on three main websites: eMazzanti Technologies (http://www.emazzanti.net), Andover Regional School District (http://www.andoverregional.gov) and WatchGuard (http://www.watchguard.com).

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eMazzanti Technologies and WatchGuard Ace Safety, Speed and Cost Test with School District


Hoboken, NJ (Vocus) January 9, 2010

A new case study is available from WatchGuard, a network security OEM, which features eMazzanti Technologies and its customer Andover District Schools. The written case study and subsequent case study video case study detail how Andover Regional School District solved a number of computer technology issues using WatchGuard products and the IT expertise of eMazzanti Technologies.

eMazzanti and WatchGuard aced the test we gave them, noted Terry Van Auken, business administrator, Andover Regional School District. They got all of the safety, speed and cost answers right.

Bandwidth, Safety and Cost Addressed

With over 750 students in grades K through 8 and 350 computers spread across two school campuses and businesses offices, Andover School District faced serious web bandwidth issues that became even more evident as multiple classrooms pulled down simultaneous video and audio streams. We were experiencing a high level of aggravation on a daily basis that wasted time and interrupted quality teaching, continued Auken. Undependable Internet access also impacted business of running the district.

Andover also had two other concerns: student safety and budgetary constraints. According to Carl Mazzanti, chief operating officer, eMazzanti Technologies, the solution developed for Andover included a WatchGuard Firebox