ShareIT - Firewall
Cybera, on behalf of ShareIT, has secured three Master Agreements with the following vendors for Fortinet, Cisco, and Palo Alto firewall hardware, licencing and services:
- Compugen for Fortinet solution
- Long View Systems for Cisco solution
- Softchoice for Palo Alto solution
Each agreement has an initial term of three (3) years starting on October 1, 2021 with one (1) option of a two year renewal.
Agreements were put in place with multiple firewall providers at significant cost discounts to accommodate all ShareIT Members’ variety of firewall needs, ranging from large, complex environments through to and including smaller, more modest installations. The deliverables are scalable to allow flexibility for small devices that protect a dozen users to enterprise devices that can protect 10,000+ users regardless of geographic location or diversity of their environments, offering a variety of models to support a variety of throughputs. In addition, these agreements can accommodate purchasing desires ranging from full replacement to upgrades of their current firewall environments. Training and support for Participating Members are available in the areas of deployment, transitioning, build and optimization.
Compugen - with Fortinet Solution
Compugen is one of Canada's largest privately-owned Information Technology (IT) solution providers dedicated to helping clients design, acquire, integrate and operate Security technology.
Founded four decades ago, Compugen's mission has always been to secure clients everywhere. We continue to provide the broadest portfolio of security technologies in the industry, with solutions designed to cover the entire attack surface. Our Fortinet Security solution is one of the top deployed and most trusted in the education sector.
Our Security solutions not only provide the hardware, software and the expertise to successfully implement them, but also come with a wide range of value add services that create exceptional client experiences.
Long View Systems - with Cisco Solution
Long View Systems Corporation is a privately owned, Alberta based, company with offices across North America. Long View has served Alberta communities for more than 20 years and has offices in Both Edmonton and Calgary.
As a Cisco Gold Partner with an Advanced Security Architecture Specialization, Long View offers services that meet our clients’ needs regardless of where they are in the Cisco Security Lifecycle. The Cisco Advanced Security specialization encompasses a suite of Cisco Security technologies that include cloud security, secure next generation firewalls, secure endpoints, secure email, secure workloads for both micro-segmentation and container protection, Virtual Private Networks and Identity services and identity protection. Long View has a proven track record of providing the services listed above too many different verticals including financial, education, Health Care, Local and Provincial Governments among others.
Softchoice - with Palo Alto Solution
In October 2021, Cybera signed a master service agreement with Softchoice for an initial term of 3 years. Softchoice is a certified NextWave Partner. This contract is open to all ShareIT members.
Solutions for member institutions
- Next Generation Firewall
- Includes all hardware form factors, Virtual Series and Container Series
- Cloud Delivered Security Services
- Includes DNS Security, Wildfire, Threat Prevention, Advanced URL Filtering, IOT Security, Enterprise Data Loss Prevention and SaaS Security
- Prisma Access
- Includes Zero Trust Networks Access (ZTNA), Cloud Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) and Autonomous Digital Experience Management (ADEM)
Education use cases
- K-12 use cases
- Higher Education use cases
Cyber Security Academy
Cybera member institutions can receive free curriculum, hands-on labs, faculty training and virtual firewalls to teach students cybersecurity fundamentals and prepare them for a career in cybersecurity.
Softchoice is one of the largest IT solution and managed service providers in North America. Softchoice enables organizations to realize the full benefits of public cloud and a modern IT infrastructure through solution design, implementation, asset management, and assessment services, as well as ongoing support and mentorship through managed services. With access to one of the most efficient and cost-effective technology supply chains in North America, Softchoice also ensures products get to our customers quickly and in a trouble-free way.