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PROTECT & CONNECT®

Your School

Help your students unlock their potential with our future-proof internet services

Best Cyber Security Award Winner

For our work with Entrust to improve security across 250 schools and 100,000 end users with our Protect & Connect® package.

The judges felt that Exa offered a broader range of packages and features that work in combination to provide a really effective solution.

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Protect & Connect® Solution

Since its foundation in 2003, Exa Networks has worked with thousands of schools and academies, providing them with the advice and guidance they require to choose the correct solution for their digital needs. 

Every aspect of Exa’s products and services are designed to enhance students’ learning, as well as ensure safety online, at all times. Exa are proud to have created products which enable schools and academies to be the best that they can be.

Updated DfE Guidelines

The DfE has set out new digital and technology standards for schools and colleges which specifies the requirements when it comes to:

  •  Internet connectivity type, speed and resilience
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE)
  • Cyber security

Download our DfE standards checklist

To make it easier for you to ensure your school is meeting the standards, we’ve created a handy checklist that covers everything you need to know. 

PROTECT & CONNECT®

Your  School

Connectivity

Connectivity

A full range of broadband options to suit any school’s needs - from FTTC to ultrafast leased lines, Exa’s connections are completely uncongested, ensuring you receive the full bandwidth you pay for at all times.
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Filtering

Filtering

Our in-house content filtering platform, SurfProtect® Quantum, has been designed to ensure you fulfil the filtering requirements set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) guidelines and The Prevent Duty.
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Monitoring

Monitoring

Analysing online and offline behaviour, Securus and Smoothwall Monitor ensure you exceed the monitoring requirement as laid out in the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) guidelines and The Prevent Duty.
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Firewalls

Firewalls

Providing market-leading, next generation firewalls, Fortinet ensures your network is secure. Choose from a physical firewall or our fully managed VM solution which ensures your security is always up-to-date.
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Router for Life

Router for Life

RfL (Router For Life) is a fully managed solution that ensures your firmware is always up-to-date and if your device breaks - even outside of the warranty period - it will be replaced completely free of charge.
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Antivirus

Antivirus

Applying essential protection on your devices, Panda Endpoint Protection, prevents and removes harmful threats from inside and outside of your network making it fundamental to your cybersecurity plan.
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Additional services

Additional services

From bespoke wide area networks and VoIP telephony to colocation, domains and hosting, we will work with you to provide additional services that meet your school's requirements.
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The Exa Foundation

The Exa Foundation

Become an Exa customer and benefit from free-access to CPD for your teachers and interactive sessions for pupils that inspire, support and promote the effective use of technology in education.
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ISPA Testing

The Exa Foundation

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Saturday: Closed
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Technical Support

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