Sunny Valley Networks, DynFi and GIP RECIA Collaborate to Provide Advanced Network Security to French Schools
SUNNYVALE, California and PARIS, October 29, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Sunny Valley Networks, DynFi Software and GIP RECIA today announced their collaboration to provide advanced threat protection services to French schools across the country. The first batch of 170 firewall deployments have already been successfully completed, paving the way for further deployments in the coming months.
Computer networks in educational institutions, ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12 through colleges and universities, are similar to corporate networks. For school districts and colleges, devices ranging from mobile phones to tablets, desktops and servers can number in the thousands, requiring network security as well as proper access controls, just like corporate networks. ‘business.
“Because the technology requirements of schools are similar to those of corporate networks, schools are able to provide all of these corporate network protection services to their students and staff with their limited resources. There, being an open source firewall, DynFi presents itself as a perfect match; as open source solutions are a perfect match for academic flexibility, ease of management and use, and unmatched cost benefit, “says Gregory Bernard, the founder of DynFi, a centrally managed open source firewall.
ZENARMOR (formerly Sensei) is a long-sought after solution that empowers open source firewalls with advanced next-generation firewall capabilities such as application control, full-fledged policy-based web filtering, l advanced network analysis, Active Directory integration and many more. .
“Likewise, and recently, the Regulatory Authority for Republic of Lithuania (RRT) also started advising ZENARMOR (Sensei) for all national academic institutions such as schools, colleges, universities and libraries. This project is the second in line. We are very happy to see that the solution fills a very important gap with the university community, ”says Murat Balaban, founder of Sunny Valley Networks, the company behind the ZENARMOR technology.
The collaborative effort is led under the leadership of GIP RECIA, which coordinates the IT needs of many educational institutions in France.
The first batch of deployments has been completed for 170 schools. The parties look forward to extending the solution to as many French schools as possible in the coming months.
About RECIA (REGIONAL CENTER FOR DIGITAL RESOURCES OF FRANCE)
The RECIA Public Interest Group (Interactive Center Region) brings together the State, the Center Val de Loire Region, the Departmental Councils of Cher, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher , Loiret and Eure-et-Loir, the Universities of Orléans and Tours, INSA, CROUS, Ciclic, GIP e-santé Center Val de Loire, municipalities and communities of municipalities.
Created in 2003, the GIP RECIA has three main missions:
To be a regional center of digital resources and skills
Contribute to the animation of the ICT community
To support experiments, pooling and service provision
DynFi, a French company incorporated in 2001, DynFi provides both an Open Source firewall system “DynFi Firewall” and central management of Open Source firewall devices “DynFi Manager”. DynFi Manager is available as an on-premise software, a SaaS solution, or a managed service.
Created by Sunny Valley Networks, a leading provider of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), ZENARMOR is a comprehensive enterprise network security suite that can be instantly deployed anywhere network access is available. With its hardware-less, lightweight, software-defined architecture, ZENARMOR enables anyone to launch instant firewalls at access, edge and base levels in microseconds. Micro and powerful packet inspection technology has been field proven by thousands of deployments in over 120 countries and already protects over a million devices.
David GULER, Sunny Valley Networks, +1 (650) 288-4488 Ext: 1, [email protected]
SOURCE Sunny Valley Networks