KAKUDAI chose Symantec Web and Email Solutions to deliver fast and safe connections from each business location

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Overview

KAKUDAI MFG. CO., LTD. a specialized maker of faucet devices, has a global network connecting Japan to the world. With all the cloud services, proxy servers and firewalls are becoming bottlenecks on the network and KAKUDAI needed to overcome the challenges of centralized internet traffic and complicated network configurations.

Symantec Web Security and Email Security solutions deliver secured internet access to KAKUDAI. Redundancy on internet lines and data communication equipment are no longer required, and customer can lower the cost of implementation (WSS). With better malware detection, malware can no longer slip through and endpoint alerts are reduced.

The Challenge

KAKUDAI’s faced challenges relating to growing traffic and it was putting pressure on internet connection lines. There was a need to increase the fault tolerance, speed, and security of internet access from each business location. Additionally, KAKUDAI wished to increase protection against unknown malware after emails slipped through gateway antivirus software.

The Solution

Symantec Web Security Service delivered secure internet access to each KAKUDAI business location. By implementing cloud-based security products, the need to purchase expensive hardware and have redundant security products in the data center was eliminated, which lowered operation cost. Symantec Email Security Service also brought KAKUDAI better protection against unknown malware, preventing emails from slipping through gateways and decreasing the number of endpoint alerts.

Benefits

  • While ensuring security, internet access from each business location is efficiently improved (WSS).
  • Redundancy on internet lines and data communication equipments are no longer required, and customer is able to lower the cost of implementation (WSS).
  • With better malware detection, malware can no longer slip through and endpoint alerts are reduced

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