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  


Secure communications and a secure business infrastructure are a priority for our group. We found that Dell SonicWall products meet our requirements perfectly

ounded in Bologna, italy, in 1954 as a corsetry boutique, la perla offers luxury lingerie, nightwear, menswear, swimwear and fragrance

products at its retail boutiques and at major department stores worldwide. as the company has grown, operations have been

set up in different countries to serve other parts of the world and new boutiques have opened in the world’s fashion capitals. Each of these international  servers on a daily basis to check logistics and order management issues and retrieve centrally managed documentation, such as company email. The company sought a solution that would include

 to connect over virtual private network (VpN) with a   mainframe and use shared resources in accordance with their assigned privileges. la perla turned to professional system integrator

System Service in Bologna, implementing Dell SonicWall TZ Series network security appliances (NSa), secure remote access (Sra) and global management system (GmS) solutions, resulting in easily managed, secure connectivity for its globally distributed enterprise. 

 in a high availability cluster  maximum operability in the event of an appliance hardware  SonicWall NSa 3500 and NSa 2400 appliances. Boutiques are connected through smaller  the Dell SonicWall TZ 180 to the NSa 250. There is also an  providing a secure connection to the corporate network from individual endpoints. To control it all, la perla deployed Dell SonicWall GmS. GmS enables

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 remote access systems. 

 operators a secure, reliable connection via the proprietary Dell SonicWall clean VpN technology and access to shared applications and resources that are managed centrally. clean VpN delivers the dual protection of secure sockets layer (SSl) VpN   Dell SonicWall Sra appliance also provides road  New remote nodes join the la perla Group

business network every day, but with Dell SonicWall and System Service, they can be connected safely and easily, guaranteeing the security and business continuity and keeping infrastructural connectivity problems to a minimum. The centralised GmS solution allows the iT administration team working from the Bologna headquarters to retain full control  network activity.a dashboard provides a general overview of the network and can be set up to give real-time warnings of connection faults in remote nodes, letting the iT team eliminate single points of failure swiftly and accurately. as different types of connection modes have been

gradually introduced, from simple site-to-site through  managed centrally to meet varying requirements and    evolving environment by minimising the need for specialist knowledge. Dell SonicWall’s Dynamic Support 24-hour

 ensures advance exchange hardware replacement in the event of a failure.over time, this service has proved critical on more than one occasion, enabling maximum operability of all nodes and quickly resolving any issues that have emerged. “Secure communications and a secure business

infrastructure are a priority for our group. We found that Dell SonicWall products meet our requirements perfectly,” commented mauro ruscelli, network and security expert at la perla.

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