When South Korean retailer Ministop needed to build a network with centralized connectivity and manageability for seamless communication between its 2,000 retail locations and corporate headquarters, there was only one clear option: WatchGuard.
Ministop, which operates a franchise of convenience stores across South Korea, wanted to ensure that any system it put out was a partnership between the stores and headquarters. Ministop chose WatchGuard’s Extensible Threat Management platform for its Unified Threat Management needs based on several critical factors: price, functionality and performance.
WatchGuard streamlines operations
After implementing the WatchGuard solution, Ministop now has a centralized security policy management system. When new policies are created, Ministop can immediately apply them across the entire network.
The previous procedure required the monitoring center to be notified of any abnormalities before any action could be taken. Now, WatchGuard’s XTM utilizes real-time monitoring of any changes in internal traffic, this allows for immediate confirmation and response without delay.
Ministop has also seen an improvement in overall network performance, which is inline with recent performance testing of WatchGuard’s UTM solutions.