“The move to the Network Box managed security service has been a huge win for us.”
- Craig Whalley, Manager Information Services, Yarra Ranges Council.
Background: Yarra Ranges Council is located on metropolitan Melbourne’s eastern fringe, with parts just 45 minutes from the CBD. Stretching from the foothills of the Dandenongs, through the Yarra Valley and beyond to the top of the Black Spur. It is known for its beautiful natural environment and its strong sense of community. The Council covers an area of almost 2,500 square kilometres, the largest area of any metropolitan council and is home to more than 151,000people.
Requirement: Before the switch to the Network Box managed security service, Yarra Ranges Council used a number of different solutions to filter web and email traffic, and a firewall to secure and protect the network.“That wasn’t ideal,” says Craig Whalley, the Council’s Manager Information Services. “Having multiple applications not only requires management and maintenance of the infrastructure for the devices and software, it also increases the overhead associated with managing them.”…
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