Schools Connect

Schools Connect_Logo_OUTLINEDOur partnerships with industry leading Fortinet (FortiGate solution) and Lightspeed systems, specialists in the Firewall and Content Filtering within the education sector, will ensure your school is safeguarded against threats to your IT infrastructure and internal systems.


Firewall technologies from Fortinet offer integrated, high-performance protection against a wide range of threats that could target your applications, data, and users.

Widely used in Schools and Academies nationwide, FortiGate enables a reduction in in-house management of systems and instead allows processes to be managed by a single, trusted vendor who is proactive in the management of your systems.

The FortiGate solution enables IT Manger, Heads of Schools and Business Managers to provide the following benefits to your students and staff:

Lightspeed Content Filtering

Lightspeed Content Filtering allows you to rest assured that your staff and students will be well protected when accessing content

In this digital age IT departments have an increased requirement to keep ahead of students who may bypass filters and access inappropriate sites. Introducing a solution that manages this for you will enable IT departments to instead focus on system critical issues, reassured that Lightspeed is managing the process for you.

Midshire Schools Connect Broadband

Our superfast education broadband gives your campus high-speed connectivity from 10mb up to 1GB – available for all schools and college types.

This service is fully managed, ensuring that you have the reliability you require when it matters most. What’s more, it’s supported by a 99.9% SLA.

Our technical knowledge and expertise enables us to tailor your connectivity to your requirements, and meet the specific needs of your organisation.

Content filtering is an imperative tool for the education sector, and through our partnership we can make the implementation of it even easier. We are able to provide compliant databases of education specific rules and policies, meaning you can easily implement the requirements you need without spending too much time on it.

Why Midshire?

Midshire is an innovator in the conception of broadband and online security for the Education Sector.

Midshire have been delivering industry leading broadband, education-specific, firewall and web-filtering applications for over 16 years. As one of the UK’s leading education ISP, we have been leading the way in technology services. Currently over 3000 + schools, Universities and Academy Trust Groups use us as their technology and security partners.

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