Different needs - Inteligent solutions

IT Support and Solutions for schools and public institutions

Since taking over many Schools in the Dorset area from Local Authorities, we have been able to implement huge savings on ICT support and services. Reducing costs of Broadband and content filtering has been our number one aim, providing high speed connections and dare we say it, the best content filtering platform available. We are a one stop shop for education ICT services, from support to audio visual equipment, we are focused on delivering the best value service whilst reducing your ICT overheads.

Our extensive experience in providing flexible and tailored ICT support, enables your school to drive forward enhanced pupil learning via an optimised support structure and the latest innovation in technology.

Our ICT team will work closely with you to assess your current ICT infrastructure and implement improvements in line with your budget and future plans. We’ll also work with you to ensure the right level of network and front-line support is provided so that your teachers and ICT department have constant access to a high level of expertise for both day to day and larger infrastructure project assistance and management.

Identifying the best technology for your classrooms is crucial for facilitating the achievement of greater teaching and learning objectives. From student tablets to interactive screens, we are on hand to advise and help you determine which solutions will work best in your teaching environment, with leasing options available and also a large selection of refurbished equipment, especially designed for the education market, saving thousands of pounds in hardware costs.
With the government increasingly focussing on effective safeguarding of children, South West IT will also support you in making informed decisions to ensure optimised eSafety measures in your school that exceed the expectations of required prevent strategies.

Protecting your students and staffs data

IT security solutions and content blocking

In this day and age, it's more important than ever to keep the data of your children, students or staff safe and to monitor the content they are viewing within school grounds.

We have moved several Dorset-based schools away from their previous filtering solutions provided by SWGfL as well as taking over their legacy internet connectivity and infrastructure. Along with managing to save them a significant amount of money, the filtering solution is much more granular allowing staff/students to bring their own devices into the school safely without having to worry about inappropriate content slipping through the net under any circumstances.

Our filtering solutions adhere to all current government guidelines, such as the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) list, Counter-Terrorism Internet Referral Unit (CTIRU) as well as Child Abuse Images and Content (CAIC) lists. Although legally; the UK's 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' guidelines state "appropriateness is down to individual establishments", we take a belt-and-braces approach to filtering, enforcing things like strict YouTube 'Kids Mode' and forcing Google SafeSearch on all devices.

If you'd like to have a no-obligation chat with us regarding your current filtering solution and/or broadband connectivity, please get in touch with a specialist today by giving us a call on (01305) 500118 or sending us an enquiry via our 'Contact' page.

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