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SurfProtect® Quantum+

Advanced content filtering regardless of location

Quantum+ Features

SSO and azure filtering
Google SSO and Azure integration

Provides your staff and pupils with the ability to authenticate with their Google or Azure AD account giving you improved visibility of the content individual users are trying to access. 

captive portal
Captive Portal

Helps you filter staff and pupils' own devices securely on your network - at a granular level - by applying per user profiling and reporting.

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SurfProtect Anywhere

Allows you to filter roaming school supplied devices at any time, on any browser, anywhere - even at home.

data storage
Data storage

Provides you with access to all captured information and reports for a period of 12 months, so you can keep track of trends. 

network level byod
Network level BYOD

Lets you restrict access to websites, content categories and search terms regardless of the device used.

active directory integration
Active Directory integration

Allows you to apply appropriate filtering profiles to individual users, user groups and devices, giving you complete customisation. 

Cloud based filtering
Cloud-based filtering

Flexible, easy to manage filtering without the requirement for an on-site device - providing you better value for money. 

categorised filtering
Categorised filtering

Designed to automatically categorise websites by the content they contain and block certain categories of site as part of the Prevent Duty, by default. 

HTTP and HTTPS filtering
HTTPS and HTTP filtering

Analyses encrypted traffic and blocks harmful content giving you peace of mind that even secure sites are filtered.

search term filtering
Search term filtering

Provides you with the ability to block searches using customisable keywords and phrases on websites like Google, Bing and Wikipedia. 

social filtering
Social filtering

Gives you the option to block staff and pupil access to social sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok.

real time updates
Real-time updates

Whether you're blocking or unblocking websites, any changes you make will be implemented almost-instantly.

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Prevent Duty compliant

Helps you meet the Prevent Duty's filtering requirements by ensuring your pupils are blocked from accessing terrorist and extremist material online.

Analytics reporting and alerts
Analytics, reporting and alerts

Analyses digital usage, generates reports and provides real-time alerts to your safeguarding lead, helping you keep track of concerning online activity.

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KCSiE compliant

Helps you fulfil the filtering requirement as laid out by Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance whilst ensuring students still have age appropriate access to online content.

Multi OS compatibility
Multi-OS compatibility

Comprehensive filtering that safeguards your pupils and staff on Chrome OS, Windows, macOS, and iOS devices.

DfE filtering & monitoring Guidelines

SurfProtect in combination with Securus or Smoothwall monitor fulfils both the filtering  and monitoring requirement set out in the Department for Education’s Digital Standards.

Download our DfE checklist

We’ve produced a handy guide detailing how you can ensure your school is compliant.

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Content Filtering  Comparison

SurfProtect® Quantum
SurfProtect® Quantum+
Primary £250 Secondary £400
per site/per year
Primary £500 Secondary £950
per site/per year
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Active Directory integration
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Categorisation and filtering of HTTPS & HTTP sites
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Search and social filtering
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Network level BYOD
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Analytics, reporting & real-time alerts
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Works with any OS and web browser (browsers
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Speed throughput of 1Gbps
(as standard)
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One years worth of logs
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Captive portal – filter BYOD devices with per user profiling & reporting
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Google SSO & Azure AD integration
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SurfProtect Anywhere – filter devices even when at home
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Meets the filtering requirements of DfE KCSiE, Prevent Duty & Ofsted
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Download our Prevent Duty flyer

Both SurfProtect® products ensure your school is compliant with The Prevent Duty. We’ve produced a handy guide which explains how SurfProtect® Quantum and Quantum+  ensure your school fulfils its statutory duty to keep children safe from the risk of radicalisation and extremism.

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Is DarkLight connectivity best suited to you?

Dark fibre is perfect if you are looking for a potentially limitless, ultrafast connection with complete flexibility and control.

If you fully rely on the internet, a dark fibre connection could be the best option for you.

Is Leased Line connectivity best suited to you?

Leased Lines are best suited to you if you have high bandwidth requirements and need a reliable, uncontended service.

It is ideal for you if you regularly carry out large uploads and downloads, use cloud based services and a VoIP telephone system as well as video conferencing, for everyday communication.

Is GPON connectivity best suited to you?

GPON is a great choice for you if you need gigabit speeds but don’t need them to be symmetrical. It is becoming more widely available across the UK but may not be immediately available to you yet.

Is Rural Fibre connectivity best suited to you?

If you want to make the move to full fibre, but are based in a rural area, this option is for you.

Is FTTP connectivity best suited to you?

If you have a number of users who use cloud-based applications to upload and download data on a daily basis, but don’t transfer large amounts of data, FTTP might be your best option.

Is Gfast connectivity best suited to you?

If your line cannot support a minimum of 100Mbps, this connection is not for you. Gfast must meet the speed as a minimum. 

If your line meets this need, and you’re looking for an ultrafast, consistent and reliable connection without the hassle and upheaval of construction work – this could be a good fit.

It’s worth noting that Gfast is a stop gap to FTTP, and is not a technology that is likely to be around for a long time.

Is FTTC connectivity best suited to you?

If you need more bandwidth but don’t really need a guaranteed speed, FTTC could be for you. It is widely available throughout the UK, making it suitable as a main connection. As this connection provides higher speeds than ADSL, it is also a good option for a back up to a leased line.

As with ADSL, once the PSTN is turned off in 2025/26, FTTC will become virtually obsolete and at the very least you will require FTTP to remain connected.



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Monday: 8am – 5pm
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Is DSL connectivity best suited to you?

DSL connections offer very limited bandwidth so it might be right for you if you typically use the internet for less data-intensive tasks. If you’re sending emails, browsing the web, downloading very small files and working with small amounts of data – you should be fine with DSL.

It is worth noting connections based on copper wire, like DSL, will be switched off in the UK by Openreach, with a phased approach due to begin at the end of 2025. If you don’t have a fibre connection at the moment, you’ll need to upgrade this as well as move to a VoIP telephone system.

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Monday: 8am – 6pm
Tuesday: 8am – 6pm
Wednesday: 8am – 6pm
Thursday: 8am – 6pm
Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm