The New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education (NHSTE) is a non-profit organization formed by volunteers to improve education through the use of information technologies.

NHSTE provides a structure for linking educators across the state to share the effective application of emerging technologies in New Hampshire schools.



NHSTE is proud to announce the completion of a discounted purchasing program
using Astaro products for NH schools. Astaro was purchased by Sophos,
so now you can have one-stop shopping for ALL your security needs.


These products are simple to configure and deploy and just work!

Please call Cyndy Currier or email for more information or pricing:
ccurrier@mac.com or 603-801-0444

When ordering POs will be made out to NHSTE, PO Box 358 Georges Mills, NH  03751

and faxed to 603-763-3473 or sent using the same address.

Astaro Security Gateway
hardware, software, and virtual appliances provide full Unified Threat Management protection. All platforms include the complete feature set and the same ease-of-use.

To secure your schools you can purchase hardware solutions, or use your own hardware and purchase software. If you want neither go with the virtual solution.


In addition to network security you can purchase access points that are all configured and contolled from one console.


 Other solutions include:
  • mail security
  • web security
  • web application security
  • wireless security
  • mail archiving
  • log management
  • remote office security

Astaro Network Security includes fully integrated features such as a configurable firewall paired with an Intrusion Protection system, Denial of Service, lots of traffic forwarding and NAT tools and much more. Take a deeper look at the extensive range of features provided by this security application.

For hardware solutions, Astaro offers these products depending on the size of your school/district:




Astaro Mail Security ensures that the abuse which email is subjected to, such as spam, viruses and privacy issues, do not affect your daily school routines. Through this application, real messages are properly delivered and staff can find what they need without being exposed to damaging content. Take a deeper look at the extensive range of features provided by this security application.

Astaro Wireless Security
Although every organization would benefit from wireless networking, existing solutions either lack important functionality or are too expensive and difficult to manage. Astaro Wireless Security is a new approach that dramatically simplifies the operation of secure and reliable wireless networks. With Astaro Security Gateway's built-in wireless controller, our access points are cost-effective and require no manual configuration, redefining wireless networking for small and medium businesses.

Astaro Web Security protects employees from threats and allows you to apply terms and conditions to where and how they can spend their time online. Spyware and viruses are stopped before they can enter the network and cause damage. Everything is tracked and arranged in detailed reports which show how effective your policy is so adjustments can be made. Here are the major features:

  • URL Filtering
  • Antivirus scanning
  • IM/P2P Filtering
  • Interactive Web reporting
  • Spyware Protection
  • HTTPS Scanning
  • User Reporting
  • Application Control
Astaro Mail Archiving
Mailbox servers often suffer from the heavy load of growing email traffic and administrators struggle with mailbox quotas and user storage demands. Through the Astaro Mail Archiving Service, you can free up valuable server resources and get control of compliance requirements while improving productivity of end-users at the same time. All of this is provided as a reliable hosted service with no need for additional hardware or software. Learn more about the individual features which make up the Mail Archiving service.

Astaro Log Management ( NEW)

Getting real value out of log data can be hard and time consuming. Finding relevant error messages from multiple servers is not an easy task. With Astaro Log Management, you are able to search all logs across all your systems with a single click, reducing troubleshooting time by up to 80%. The system can automatically alert administrators to repeated failed logins, application errors etc., so they are able to fix IT issues before users even notice. Additionally, it will help organizations comply with PCI standards and other regulations.
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Astaro Web Application Security hardens your web servers using Reverse Proxy technology to protect them from modern attacks and data loss. With it, you can securely offer applications like Outlook Web Access (OWA) and guard against techniques like SQL Injection and Cross Site Scripting (XSS). Stop hackers from using these types of attacks to gain access to sensitive information like credit card data, personal information, and social security numbers. Astaro Web Application Security aids you in compliance efforts where a web application firewall is required, such as PCI-DSS.

Astaro Command Center is a central management application which enables users to see and work with all Astaro products through a single log in. From instant hardware reports to security trend information, monitoring and managing all devices becomes an efficient and effective process. With just a few simple steps, IPSec VPN tunnels can be established and policies can be deployed to many installations.





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