We used the Smoothwall appliance for a few years, and it seemed very
problematic with integration into our directory services, weather that be
AD or when we were Novell. When Smoothwall was replaced with our Sophos UTM
we noticed a huge drop in virus infections. So far the Sophos UTM has been
good for us.

On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Mark Kline <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear List Folk,
> Although I'm now one of those people from "down there" I never forget how
> much incredible knowledge and innovation is in Vermont.
> Anyway, at ACRSD we've recently been looking at UTMs, including
> Smoothwall, Meraki, Sophos, and Shark. I'm familiar with the Sophos model
> from work we did in WWSU, but am wondering if anyone has experience with
> any of the others.
> In particular, the Smoothwall UTM has, according to the company reps, some
> really nice content filtering capabilities. Has anyone had actual
> experience with that?
> Thanks for any help you can give,
> /\/\ ark
> *Mark Kline, M.Ed.*
> *Director of Technology*
> *Adams-Cheshire Regional School District, Massachusetts*
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