State and local government

Many state, provincial and local governments around the world turn to Sophos to provide them with highly effective security solutions they can depend on.

We understand your needs are different from corporate and home users. With shrinking budgets and limited IT resources, you need products that are easy to use and cost-effective, without sacrificing performance or functionality.

Sophos Security and Data Protection solutions have been proven to safeguard open education environments with complete endpoint, messaging and web security, and network access control. We are the preferred choice for state and local government because our solutions address the specific challenges you face.


Endpoint/server security with cross-platform management

Sophos Enterprise Console allows you to centrally manage Sophos Anti-Virus on all your Windows and Mac servers, desktops and laptops, whether they are on the internal network or connecting remotely. Fully-automated updates are centrally distributed to all your Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX or NetWare platforms, ensuring the highest level of security across the whole network.


Control updates and maximize bandwidth

We deliver the smallest updates (about 5KB) in the industry, allowing you to efficiently secure remote sites that use low bandwidth connections. Endpoint Security and Data Protection even allows you to control the maximum bandwidth it uses, so your users are not interrupted by updates, even in the slowest network environments.


Improve productivity: remove spam

Our email solutions give you full central control and provide end-user flexibility with personal quarantines and optional block/allow lists, enabling your users to maintain personal control over their email, while freeing up valuable IT administrative resources.


Enable safe, productive web browsing

Sophos Web Appliances deliver maximum protection against web-based threats including spyware, viruses, worms, unwanted applications and undesirable content. Protect your network from dangerous websites and easily enforce acceptable internet use policies.


Easy to integrate and use

Our solutions integrate into your existing infrastructure to enable complete protection and management across a variety of platforms and operating systems.


Get expert help when you need it

Our industry-leading technical support is delivered by local teams who are available 24/7 for expert assistance. This service is included free of charge in your license. Our support teams are backed up by our global network of threat analysis centers, SophosLabs™, located in Boston, Vancouver, Sydney and Oxford.


Identify zombies on your network

Over 50% of spam now comes from hijacked computers, or zombies, which can reside undetected in your network. Our ZombieAlert Service helps you locate, disinfect, and protect your systems from attacks.


Keep costs under control

Our simple and cost-effective licensing structure, centralized management tools, and inclusive 24/7 technical support help you make the most of your budget.