Ilkley, West Yorkshire (PRWEB UK) 21 July 2014
The ISPAs (the UK Internet industry awards) were launched in 1999 and are the longest established and most respected awards in the internet industry. The awards herald the best of the industry and celebrate innovation and best practice.
Talk Straight's education division, Schools Broadband was presented with the Best Business Use of Cloud award for its hosted security and web filtering infrastructure that has been designed especially for use in education. Launched in 2013, the system is globally unique and combines Fortinet's Unified Threat Management with Lightspeed Systems' web filtering, giving schools the reassurance of industry-leading security coupled with advanced filtering that can be customised at individual pupil level. The service was also shortlisted for the Internet Safety and Security award, beating over 20 companies to make it into the final 5 alongside Sky and TalkTalk.
Company Director, David Tindall said, “We are very proud to be recognised as leaders in the provision of internet services to education. The award reflects all the hard work that our team have invested over the last few years in designing and delivering a system that gives schools the very best in security and content filtering for an affordable price.”
Founded in 2007, the company provides broadband and internet services to hundreds of state schools, academies, special schools and independent schools across the UK. The company provides a complete service that includes the installation of a broadband/leased line connection together with security and web filtering. The company also provides VoIP telephony, Wi-Fi and a range of telecoms solutions.