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Security Case Study: Passaic County Technical Institute

Passaic County Technical Institute

New Jersey High School Offers Secure Digital Learning

Company: Passaic County Technical Institute

Industry: Education

Location: Wayne, New Jersey

Company Size: 3400 students, 350 faculty


Passaic County Technical Institute, rated one of the best high schools in the country, wanted to provide more opportunities for its students through digital learning. Building a modern, efficient, secure network was critical to their success.

Challenge

  • Provide performance and security for one-on-one education initiatives
  • Increase visibility and threat intelligence to better protect against increasing threats
  • Simplify management of policies and access so team can scale to support growing needs

Solution

Outcomes

The PCTI team now:

  • Safely supports digital initiatives such as one-to-one computing
  • Quickly detects and remediates more threats
  • Has optimized its security return on investment (ROI)
The Firepower 4100 series was the best platform for us. It's potential and the synergy across Cisco's security portfolio provide long-term investment protection.
- Roberto Rubino,
Chief Technology Officer, Passaic County Technical Institute

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