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Secure Web Gateway (SWG) analyzes and categorizes web content in real time without relying on URL blocklists which can quickly become outdated. Smoothwall internet filtering was designed with educators in mind. Web Filtering from Smoothwall combines a powerful reporting suite, real-time activity monitoring, social media controls, and bandwidth optimization, with BYOD Policies, so you can now see and control everything your users do on the web even when they're using their own devices on your network, or taking your devices on the road.

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"Web Filter and Protection"

What do you like best?

Smoothwall is a very powerful product that has many powerful features, such as web filter/proxy, caching, guest access, VPN, Malware detection and much more, the product is very good at helping to protect users and prevent mis-use of internet access, groups and people can be matched to AD stucture or internal groups, features include firewall, IPS/IDS

What do you dislike?

The menu and web admin layout is complex and messy and can take time to find the stuff you are after, there can be delays when adding new firewall settings, approval / blocking of websites

Recommendations to others considering the product

Take the time to read the manuals and setup guides as the setup can be confusing but overall a very power product that can really help protect your network and web usage

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

stop mis-use of web access when in work, protect network from a range of remote access attempts / hacks

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