Waingels College is a popular secondary school
specialising in IT and maths. Delivering a curriculum
so heavily weighted towards technology and internet-
enabled computers places a high priority on system
security and robustness.
With almost 500 workstations and servers across the campus, users
include the college leadership team, the school back office through to
teaching staff and students.
With access to schools servers from home, the issue of secure working
using foreign networks/internet access is also a consideration.
Internet security… a priority
you can forget about
High on protection low on maintenance, AVG
frees the support team.
For the past five years we’ve been
practically able to forget it was there…
Simon Mills, Network Manager
Client: Waingels College
AVG solution: AV Business Edition
500 licence, 1 year contract
Waingels College in Wokingham is a
successful secondary school specialising in
IT and maths, with almost 500 workstations
and servers across the campus.
How to maintain the efficient running of
back office and classroom systems with
limited ICT support resources – internet
security needs to be ‘low maintenance’.
The ICT team have used AVG for 5 years.
They appreciate the ease of use for end
users, the ease of central management and
the fact that it quietly gets on with its job.
Advanced protection that frees the team to
focus on helping teaching and leadership
teams to focus on their ‘day job’ of
improving outcomes for pupils.
Like all secondary schools, Waingels has to
deliver year on year improvement in results
without gaining additional funding or
resources. The role of IT is crucial.
Issues such as school standards improvement,
reducing staff workloads, engaging parents
and personalised learning are all driving the
need for advanced IT solutions.
They are also driving the s