Quite a few yachts use Kerio Control Firewall / Router as their Internet Control and Management System. Alan Spicer Marine Telecom, with much experience, provides Expert Level support for Kerio on Marine Vessels.
KERIO CONTROL is an Internet Control and Management (Firewall – Intrusion Prevention – Anti-Virus) platform.
KERIO CONTROL provides Internet Connection Control including Load Balancing multiple Internet Connections and Connection Selection.
Lets say you have VSAT + 4G LTE + WiFi Hotspot (sometimes Landline DSL or Cable Modem) – You can select which Internet connection to use for a Single Connection depending on your geographic location, or even Load Balance across 2 or more connections.
Traffic Rules – You can decide and set up who can go where and even when (what time of day.) With VLAN’s – Virtual Local Area Networks – you can decide what segment of Users can get online. You can reserve the whole Internet for High Priority (Captain / Owner) use if necessary.
Web Content Filtering – You can decide what types of Internet – Web Traffic are permitted. If your bandwidth is limited you can restrict Streaming Videos and / or Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Traffic as well as other Sites and Types of Traffic.
Monitoring Usage – You can monitor usage and determine if you need more Speed – Bandwidth, for example, from a Satellite Provider. You can tell who your heavy hitters are and decide how to manage them.
VPN – Remote Access and Management … You can allow Remote Access to your Network and Kerio Connect to a Corporate Office or Shore Side Technical Support (Such as Alan Spicer Marine Telecom.)
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