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eSafety4schools
  • Part of the emPSN framework
  • Actively involved in providing services to the emPSN network
  • Offers simple to understand web filtering bundles to schools

About eSafety4schools

E-Safety experts specialising in supplying Ofsted required products and services. eSafety4schools provides Web Filtering and PREVENT monitoring to Primary, Secondary and Multi-Academy Trusts across the UK.

Initially supplying a very basic Web Filtering product back in 2014 eSafty4schools have expanded the product line up and have grown the company to 500+ subscription based school customers today.

eSafety4schools have produced a simple yet effective bundle to cover the majority of services that schools require on an ongoing basis.

All of the below services include provision, set-up, support and license.

*From 801 users, £3 per user.

For a full explanation of all services and what is included, please download the eSafety4schools Service Description Bundle to find out more.

If there are any additional services that are not part of this bundle that you would like to add to your service, please call esafety4schools 0333 344 6501 or email info@esafety4schools.com.

Web Filtering

esafety4schools filtering

eSafety4schools delivers a comprehensive Web Filtering product directly to schools either over their existing Internet connection or via an LA network such as emPSN. The installation process takes 30 minutes for primary schools and 3 polices staff/pupils/SMT will be immediately set up and working. For Secondary schools AD integration is provided as standard thus allowing Web Filtering rules to be set up against each AD group. The school itself and/or its 3rd party support company (or LA) will be given administration access to an easy to use management interface.

From the interface the existing Web Filtering rules can be amended to suit the school and its Internet Usage Policy, you are in control – eSafety4schools will recommend which categories be allowed and which be denied but ultimately it is the Headteacher or Safeguarding officer’s decision.

Once set up the school can utilise the extensive pre-configured canned reports of ‘Top Allow site/Top Denied sites’ etc, or build and schedule their own bespoke reports using the management interface, which can also be used to create unique deny pages with the school logo/colours & AUP.  eSafety4schools will assist you every step of the way from deciding which categories to add to the Web Filtering Rules for Pupils and staff to which weekly reports to run, feel free to call us for advise or assistance at any time.

Iboss Web Filtering as Standard

iboss logo

Every Secondary school’s connection supplied by eSafety4schools comes with iboss Secure Web Gateway and Advanced Threat Protection as standard.

Iboss is the leading supplier of Web Filtering in the USA, and was recently the only Secure Web Gateway product to be rated as ‘Visionary’ by Gartner researchers.

eSafety4schools is the only iboss education MSP, and our trained team will work with the school from POC to full deployment and will always be at the end of the phone to support you.

As the Secure Web Gateway through which all TCP/IP traffic flows means iboss has so much more to offer than just traditional Web Filtering – which it does extremely well and thoroughly.

From real-time intrusion, malware and virus protection to a single pane of glass view of the threats and users attempts to circumvent security by using evasive protocol, iboss puts the school totally in control of its network.

Easy to set rules and unparalleled security features & functionality gives schools enterprise level protection for education budgets.

VoIP

esafety4schools voip

Voice Over IP on a cloud-based school phone system.

Qunifi logoQunifi OneVoice™ is an enterprise grade cloud-based phone system which works with Office 365 and Skype for Business giving staff a complete mobile office wherever they are.

  • Save Money – make huge instant savings on current telephony costs.
  • Take work calls on any device – make or receive work calls on a desk phone, mobile phone or PC / Mac.
  • No longer tied to a desk – staff can take a work call wherever they are.
  • Free calls – 1000 landline and 400 mobile minutes per month included free for every user.
  • True enterprise PBX features – complete enterprise functionality included for one single price.
  • Enterprise grade features with the flexibility of the cloud.
  • Fully and seamlessly integrates with Office 365 and Skype
  • Personal hunt group for each user with multiple devices (find me / follow me)
  • Auto attendant / automatic operator
  • Comprehensive IVR functionality
  • Time of day call flow control
  • Call flow groups – circular, simultaneous and sequential ringing
  • Music on hold for groups and users
  • Call recording
  • Encrypted SIP and Skype for Business calls
  • Free conference facility for each user to setup their own conference call meetings for up to 30 attendees
  • Reliable, safe and secure.
  • Advanced Call Centre functionality available
  • Multi-site resilient infrastructure
  • Peering connection to Microsoft Office 365 network
  • Hot Desking
  • Advanced caller ID and group name presentation
  • Group call pickup and paging
  • Outbound caller ID customisation
  • Voicemail to email
  • Industry beating ‘four-nines’ SLA and support

Standard User
Includes single line VoIP Phone and up to 5 software devices per user, with follow-me functionality, each user includes 1,000 national minutes and 400 mobile minutes. All users minutes are added to a pool which can be used by all users. (For example for 10 users total number of minutes for use by the school would be 10,000 national minutes and 4,000 mobile minutes).

Premium User
As standard user but with Skype for complete integration.

The eSafety4schools provisioning team will manage all aspects of your VoIP connection being enabled, from initial site survey if required to engineer visit and after deployment line testing.

Further eSafety4schools Services

Protect eSafety Monitoring

All schools will be required to put in place strengthened measures to protect children from harm online – including cyber bullying, pornography and the risk of radicalisation – under plans unveiled by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan (22 December 2015). Under the proposals published today for consultation, all schools will need to have appropriate filters and monitoring systems, so that no child can access harmful content via the school’s IT systems and concerns can be spotted quickly”(www.gov.uk)

Protect eSafety Monitoring from eSafety4schools includes:

  • Active monitoring of Policy Central or Futures Cloud from Future Digital
  • Screen captures reviewed and graded by experienced ex LA officers, Captures created when predefined words and phrases are triggered
  • All captures are graded on a 6-point scale from False-Positives to Potential Serious eSafety Threats
  • Head teachers and designated Safeguarding Personal alerted to concerns
  • There is no requirement for Senior Staff to be trained in the use of Policy Central
  • Shared web filtering polices, and alerts – enabling quick and efficient updates that the school does not need to worry about.
  • Cost effective managed services that release school staff to carry out their day to day school duties

Remote Access

(only available to schools on an emPSN network connection)

Do you need to access your school’s server or desktop from home or other locations? Do you need access to critical applications or require remote support? Remote Access from eSafety4schools solution can help, it allows you to access the resources you require in your school from almost anywhere. Our remote access solution integrates directly into your desktop or laptop, no software or hardware required.

The Technical Stuff

  • Secure Access via VPN
  • No client required, uses windows L2TP/IPsec client
  • Access is secured by Layer 2 Tunnelling protocol with IPSEC ensuring that the connection and data are encrypted at all times
  • Once the IPSEC tunnel is established traffic is directed to our Radius server where the given user name and password are verified and an access policy is applied to the user
  • The Access Policy allows access to the IP address you specify. The user is now free to connect via an application required (HTTP, HTTPS, RDP etc.)

Cloud Backup

esafety4schools doesn’t limit you in the way that many cloud backup providers do – we believe that your cloud space is yours and should be used however you like. Purchasing cloud space with esafety4schools means that you can use it however you like – your cloud space doesn’t have to be used with a server, it can still be used for almost any device—and as many as you like.

Mobility – esafety4schools allows you to view, share, and access your backups from anywhere, with any device with a web browser.

Security – you can also choose to use our Ultrasafe option which ensures your data is never recoverable anywhere or by anyone but you.

Multi-destination backup – backup your local data to any destination, anywhere. Including external hard drives.

The Technical Stuff

  • Flexibility and Value are Standard with esafety4schools
  • Bare metal backup and recovery for Exchange, SQL, Sharepoint, & more
  • Exchange Granular Recovery allows you to backup and recover by mailbox and by message
  • Backup and recover laptops, workstations, fileservers, and files & folders.
  • Encryption – three-tiers of protection for your school data
  • Send transactionally consistent backups to the cloud and keep as many historical versions of files that you require.

BYOD

Configured in less than 30 minutes

To enable schools to benefit from BYOD eSafety4schools has developed a specialist offering that builds on our Web Filtering product already deployed throughout the emPSN network – or whom purchase an emPSN for schools Internet connection (see below)

Our internet access for BYOD and Public Access is transparently filtered and independent from your school network, making it safe and secure for everyone.

The Technical Stuff

  • We bring a virtual network (VLAN) into your school within the emPSN connection.
  • No new hardware is required.
  • We allocate the IP subnet, provide DHCP, and DNS.
  • The BYOD filtering policy is managed alongside your normal filtering policies via our portal.
  • Simply configure your access point to use our BYOD VLAN and you are ready to go.
  • Optionally use our captive portal to assign BYOD user access, passwords and expiry.

MS 0365

  • MS AEP (authorised, educational partner)
  • O365 support and migration so school owns its e-mail!
  • Free e-mail for staff and pupils
  • Supports mobile devices, full calendar and much, much more

Encryption

  • Ofsted requires all data that leaves a school site to be encrypted
  • Safely encrypt hard drives, removable media, files & emails
  • FIPS 140-2
  • Hybrid-cloud based management server

Pricing Plan

eSafety4schools Product Pricing Plan

Esafety4schools product pricing table

How to move your services

If you are looking to move your services from your current application service provider to e-Safety4schools, please download the Moving Services to eSafety4schools within emPSN guide.

How to order

To order any of the eSafety4schools products or services please call 0333 344 6501, email info@esafety4schools.com or visit their website to find out more www.esafety4schools.com