Fire

Deploying to improve e-communications across 95 remote fire stations.(Product guide)

SurfControl (LSE: SRF), the company in internet protection, has recently announced that Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service has deployed SurfControl Web, Email and ETS filters across 95 remote fire stations, in order to improve communications and support professional development.

The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service has doubled the size of its IT network, extending access from its headquarters in Inverness to its retained fire stations across the Highlands and the Western, Shetland and Orkney islands, in order to improve communications within the force and promote e-learning and online training.

Given the wide geographic spread and constrained resources of the force, a solution was required which would reduce the burden of management and administration, white effectively monitoring and managing email and web access, to protect the network and ensure compliance with the in-house acceptable usage policy. …

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