About SyntusSyntus is a regional public transportation provider operating several hundreds of buses with public Wi-Fi in the provinces of Gelderland, Veluwe, Overijssel, Twente, and Utrecht. Syntus is extending public bus services throughout the area connecting Almere municipality by December 2017, and a train route between Zwolle, Kampen, and Enschede, located in the Overijssel province. Syntus is a subsidiary of the global mobility company Keolis.
About ICT Vision B.V.Located in Eindhoven in the Netherlands, ICT Vision B.V. is a multivendor ICT consulting company and system integrator with certified partnerships for Microsoft, Google, VMware, Netapp, Aruba Networks, and Barracuda Networks. ICT Vision specializes on ICT networking and infrastructure solutions, including SAN storage, hosted environments, office automation, and business continuity. All services are continuously monitored and managed 24x7 from ICT Vision’s own network operations center.
- Provide secure and reliable Wi-Fi services for several hundred public transportation buses.
- On-board 4G modem connected to Barracuda NextGen Firewalls SC1 IoT devices, which are connected to a Barracuda NextGen Machine Access Security Broker Virtual image. Central Management by a NextGen Control Center virtual image.
- Secure VPN connection from every bus to the datacenter Fast reliable Wi-Fi, protected from internet based hacking and Denial of service available after Terms and Conditions agreement.
Fast Troubleshooting and Efficient Daily Management
And with “Firewall History View,” troubleshooting can be done in a matter of seconds, without the need to go through tons of log files or use of complicated commands in a CLI window.
-Frank van Tuyl, Consultant, ICT Vision B.V.
The “Automatic Network Setup” takes care of cumbersome setup and routing configurations. Administrators just define a single, large network that is automatically translated into smaller subnets, which, in turn, are then automatically assigned to the remote appliances. The encrypted connection between the FSC1 security appliance and the data center is established with Barracuda’s proprietary, enhanced IPsec protocol TINA. Without relinquishing any security aspects, TINA is significantly more resilient and effective for low latency 4G internet connections than standard IPsec solutions.
Central management scales to tens of thousands of remote locations by using a three-tiered management and load-share approach: