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Tauira (students) choose to study at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa each year.

Complexity. Made Simple.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

The Challenge

Educational institutions create a unique challenge when it comes to implementing a security solution. Their open design provides a welcoming environment that fosters learning and offers a community atmosphere, yet at the same time they need to provide a safe learning environment and prevent unauthorized access to restricted buildings.

With sites at more than 120 locations in 80 towns and cities throughout New Zealand and over 30,000 tauira (students) enrolling each year, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of the country’s largest tertiary education providers.

Their existing system was struggling to cope with the demands of a distributed site, with any network issues leaving the system unable to communicate and posing a significant security risk. The interface would often become slow and unresponsive, making management difficult and leaving operators powerless.

The search was on to find a robust solution that provided management from a single location. Enter ProtegeGX...

The Solution

The flexibility and features offered by Protege GX have proven to be the perfect fit for Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Now installed across more than 20 sites, the system has proven to be robust, reliable, and easy to use. Built with scalability in mind, it is ideal for enterprise wide installations that span large geographical areas, while providing cost effective expansion options for future growth.

The extensive feature set combined with the intuitive and user friendly interface, makes for a simple yet powerful solution. Seamless integration with the Geutebrück DVR system allows CCTV footage to be displayed directly from Protege GX, providing a cohesive all-in-one solution and powerful real time incident management.

Status pages are used to provide a live graphical view of what is happening in the system, and the comprehensive reporting capabilities enable operators to easily obtain detailed and relevant event information.

When internet or network usage is high there is no noticeable difference in performance, ensuring security and access is not compromised, and providing a much improved user experience.

Geutebrück is just one of the many systems that integrate with Protege GX. With 35% of ICT staff dedicated to Research & Development, a significant effort goes into making the system intuitive and easy to operate, and additional integrations are being added on a regular basis.

Over 35% of our staff are committed to research and development, with an emphasis on making systems that are intuitive and easy to use.

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