Archive for April, 2013

Secure Guest Access and Network Authentication Education Offer

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Complement your Wireless or Wired Infrastructure with Ucopia.

UCOPIA is an easy-to-use secure guest access and network authentication solution for wired and wireless solutions.  The UCOPIA Solution allows users to safely connect to the network, and to use business applications, internet and telephony in a simple and safe way.

What the UCOPIA solution offers to education: •Internet access for students, lecturers, researchers and administrative staff throughout the campus and in halls of residence •Access to teaching and learning, administrative and Internet applications according to profile and context •Granting temporary guest access •Security and management of Wi-Fi and/or wired access •Simple and user-friendly approach •Compliance with the 2006 counter-terrorism law and law governing the retention of connection data

Up to 20 concurrent users 1 x SV20 UCOPIA server 1 x 20 user Licence 5 year maintenance contract Bundle Price – £2,200.00

Up to 150 concurrent users 1 x SV150 UCOPIA server 1 x 150 user Licence 5 year maintenance contract Bundle Price – £3,945.28 Up to 250 concurrent users 1 x SV1000 UCOPIA server 1 x 250 user Licence 5 year maintenance contract Bundle Price – £7,731.82

Up to 500 concurrent users 1 x SV1000 UCOPIA server 1 x 500 user Licence 5 year maintenance contract Bundle Price – £10,959.09 Up to 1000 concurrent users 1 x SV1000 UCOPIA server 1 x 1000 user Licence 5 year maintenance contract Bundle Price – £13,922.73 The UCOPIA solution is ‘must have’ complement to any wireless or wired infrastructure, giving the company increased features and functionality when it comes to mobility management, guest access and authentication.

Features include: • Customisable portal • Secure Billing platform,  • Flexible user profile access control • Zero configuration access for end users • New URL filtering  • Reporting module with auto-report generation.

For more information contact Net-Ctrl direct on 01473 281 211 or email your account manager directly.

Net-Ctrl Announced as Largest VAR in EMEA for Second Year Running

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Net-Ctrl has been announced as the largest value added reseller in Europe, Middle East and Asia for the second year running. The award was given to us at the latest Ruckus Wireless partner conference held in Budapest.

Net-Ctrl has long prided itself on our work and dedication in the field of wireless technology, and we’re all very proud that our hard work has been recognised once again.

We can assure you all that we’re already working hard to make it three years running 🙂

Ready to Add 10Gbe to your Data Centre?

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Buy Three Juniper 10Gbe top-of-rack switches before June 30 and receive a fourth switch at no cost.

Server virtualisation, new application, rich media and growing traffic levels are adding complexity to today’s data centres, driving demand for greater bandwidth and higher performance solutions.

Juniper Networks are currently running a special offer, whereby you will receive an additional switch at no cost when you buy 3 Juniper top-of-rack switches* Offer expires June 30th 2013.

Junipers top-of-rack switches dramatically simplify the data centre, delivering consistent performance, operational simplicity and flexible management integration to help businesses meet evolving business requirements.

Email for more information or speak to your account manager.

*Eligible Switches include EX4500, EX4550, QFX3500

Migrate to the Juniper MAG series with Net-Ctrl

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Get the latest features, better flexibility and scalability with the newest SSL VPN and UAC Platform

Juniper Networks is the industry leader in SSL VPN products, the pioneering Juniper Networks SA2000, SA4000 and SA6000 Series SSL VPN appliances, are now due to become end of sale. This means they can no longer receive the latest software updates, and support options are phasing out.

As a result Juniper Networks are offering some great discounts when you migrate to their MAG range.

Migrate to MAG

The MAG series Junos Pulse Gateways deliver secure, remote and mobile SSL VPN connectivity, unified access control (UAC) and application acceleration through a single converged gateway, with a single unified Junos Pulse client.

The MAG series gateways address the needs and answers the challenges of today’s business user, regardless if they are mobile, remote or local, delivering performance and securing while keeping costs low.

Migrate to MAG before the 30th September with Net-Ctrl and we can offer some fantastic savings!

Email for more information or speak to your account manager.

Get an LTO6 Tape Library Upgrade for FREE

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Get an LTO6 Tape Library for the price of an LTO5 with Overland Storage

Now’s the time to get more storage capacity and faster performance – and get it for FREE!

Why buy an LTO5 library when you can get a library that will store 100% more data and store it 50% faster? With

Overland’s “Upgrade to LTO6 for FREE” promotion purchase an LTO6 library between now and June 28, 2013, and we’ll sell it to you at LTO5 prices.

Here are just some of the benefits that LTO6 can give your data centre:

– Amazing storage capacity, with up to 6.25TB per cartridge
– Blazing-fast speed, with up to 1.4TB per hour per tape drive
– Ease of use with LTFS “drag and drop” functionality
– Backward compatibility with LTO5 and LTO4 cartridges
– Reduced cost of ownership with more storage capacity, in the smallest footprint at the most affordable prices

View Frequently Asked Questions

Email for more information, or call us direct on 01473 281 211.

Get FREE Replication when you buy an Overland Storage SnapSAN

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Share and Protect Data Globally… for FREE

When it comes to the SnapSAN S1000 and replication, we’re delivering a solution that not only guarantees access to your protected information quickly and easily, we’re also delivering it for FREE! For a limited time, purchase an eligible SnapSAN S1000 and the replication license is on us.

When you combine a critical feature like replication with the Overland Storage SnapSAN S1000 technology, you get a solution that is:

Safe: Schedule asynchronous replications to provide complete data protection in the event of a disaster
Smart: Save time and bandwidth by replicating changes only to the data
Simple: Replicate data across the hall or across the globe
Scalable: Effortlessly expand your data storage infrastructure with solutions that scale up to 240TB

Frequently Asked Questions

Email for more information, or call us direct on 01473 281 211.

Expires 28th June 2013.

D-Link Smart Switch Promotion

Monday, April 8th, 2013

We currently have some brilliant promotions with D-Link smart switches available until the 30th of June 2013.

Be Smart, Buy Managed

We are currently able to sell the D-Link managed DGS-3100-24 for the cost of a competitor’s smart switch.

Key features of the DGS-3100-24:
– Managed stackable Layer2 Gigabit switch
– Two built-in HDMI interfaces for stacking up to 6 units of the same family.

The DGS-3100 series switches are managed Layer 2 Gigabit stackable switches designed as feature-rich, cost-effective devices in the entry-level network management category. These switches provide wide-ranging port densities and up to 20Gbps physical stacking. Outstanding features include scalable expansion, SFP fiber links, comprehensive network security, granular bandwidth control and extensive network management. Small to medium businesses (SMBs) looking for a flexible, advanced and affordable solution can deploy these switches to set up Gigabit connections to their desktops or build up a company-wide network backbone.

For more information about the D-Link smart switch contact us at , or call us direct on 01473 281 211.

T&Cs Apply.

Join Net-Ctrl and our Partners at InfoSecurity Europe 2013

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

InfoSecurity Europe (InfoSec) will be opening its doors on the 23-25th April at Earls Court in London. This is Europe’s number one information security event. InfoSec brings together over 350 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest products and services available on the market and attracts audiences from every industry segment.

What you will get out of InfoSec:

-Get a better insight into how you can secure your IT Infrastructure
-Ensure you are fully compliant and learn from best practice end-user case-studies
-Keep up-to-date with the latest product and service solutions showcased at the event
-Access thought-leading content through the extensive education programme
-Network with a global information security industry of over 15,000 people

This year we have a number of our partner exhibiting including:

SafeNet – Authentication Solutions
Palo Alto Networks – Next Generation Firewalls
Swivel Secure – Authentication Solutions
Juniper Networks – End-to-end Network Solutions

And although not exhibiting there will be representatives from Ucopia Communications and Ruckus Wireless available to speak with.

If you would like to meet with any of the above please send an email to and I will look to book a meeting slot for you at a time and date that suits your schedule.