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Supplying the Supreme Council of Universities with Fortinet Solutions

The Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) is the nonprofit organization was founded in 1987 to serve as the electronic gateway to knowledge in Egypt. It was established under the umbrella of the Supreme Council of Universities – Ministry of Higher Education and State for Scientific Research, to become the leading provider of information and knowledge that the Egyptian society needs by possessing the skills and capabilities essential for providing the highest level of infrastructure of information and informatics.

As an integral part of its purpose, the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) provides high quality networking to deliver high speed internet connectivity between Egyptian universities and the international scientific community. Accordingly, EUN was seeking a more advanced security solution that delivers top-rated protection and high performance including encrypted traffic.

In collaboration with a prestigious IT Reseller, our Fortinet team designed and demonstrated the customized solution that can provide the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) with the core network security capabilities it needs to deliver its services to the Egyptian and international academic community.

On deploying FortiGate (Next Generation Firewall - NGFW) and FortiAnalyzer, the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN)’s successfully realized top-level network security measures, leveled-up its policy management features, and dramatically improved its network performance.

Our Fortinet comprehensive threat protection solution provides the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) with top-level network security measures including:

  • Immediate identification and defense against sophisticated inbound threats.
  • Detection and counteraction of detrimental network activity.
  • Reduced complexity given FortiGate’s automated visibility into applications, users and network and provides security ratings to adopt security best practices. 
  • Increased monitoring and reporting capabilities for future development.
  • In addition, FortiGate NGFW provides automated visibility into cloud applications, IoT devices and automatically discovers end to end topology view of the enterprise network.

Moreover, our Fortinet solution enabled the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) to considerably level-up its policy management features in terms of:

  • Prevention of unauthorized access
  • Banning inappropriate online behavior
  • Compliance using pre-built regulation-specific reports
  • The ability to provide unique permissions to individual staff members

Furthermore, the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) instantly detected several improvements in terms of network performance following the deployment of our Fortinet solution such as:

  • The increased functionality across the network
  • The faster performance at hindered checkpoints
  • The ability to use key reporting features
  • The enhanced usability, effectiveness, and security

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