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Who are Smoothwall
Smoothwall is a leading digital safeguarding provider in UK education. Over 10,000 schools, colleges and multi-academy trusts (MATs) depend on Smoothwall technologies to keep their students safe and their education organisations compliant.
CoConnect work with Smoothwall to provide monitoring and filtering with unparalleled safeguarding, reporting and security features that allow you to get most from your internet connection without hindering teaching or learning.
Proactive monitoring works in real-time to alert safeguarding teams to risks as they happen. Helps prevent online risks becoming real-life incidents.
- Real-time proactive monitoringCaptures user activity as it happens, automatically sending potential risks through to the monitor portal.
- Online and offline monitoringCaptures activity that may indicate risk, even outside of the regular web browser such as in a Word Document, Messaging app, or encrypted “dark web” browser.
- Auto pre-gradingSmoothwall’s 24/7 in-house team of moderators review captures to minmise false positives and contact you by phone for any urgent risks.
Smoothwall Filter is the safest, most purchased filter in UK Education. It is the only filter to deliver against the 4 factors needed for maximum safety and rich, age-appropriate online learning.
- Real-time filteringWhile other filters are real-time some of the time, Smoothwall is real-time, all of the time. That means there is never any delay between dangerous content going live and Smoothwall’s Filter’s ability to block it.
- True content analysisSmoothwall don’t rely on blocklists alone. All content is textually analysed as it streams to the user so over blocking is eliminated. Students enjoy the richest and safest online learning.
- Granular controlGranular controls mean our IT customers can easily choose who sees what, where and when, to give students maximum protection AND age and location appropriate online experiences.
"Knowledgeable, friendly, pro-active and always ready to help, with an understanding of the particular needs of education, Coconnect have provided a stable safe infrastructure which we can rely on!"
"Service and support great and quick even during lockdowns etc. Much better than the previous provider. Staff and students seem happy with the faster speed of the network and filtering and less complaints about pages getting blocked."
"Cheers for your help and prompt response as always, you guys are fantastic"
"Very fast resolution. Excellent service. Many Thanks."
"Good reliable service that was not matched by the County Council Service"
"I would like to pass on massive thank you to yourself and the team for the new line for my client at St Andrews High in Worthing. They are very happy with how the new line was changed over without any issue. Especially the added support to advise on the reconfiguration of the external DNS and Smoothwall."
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