Hochschule Trier (Trier University of Applied Sciences)

Trier University of Applied Sciences stands for practice-oriented learning, forward-looking research and teaching. It is a place of innovation, artistic and scientific work. With around 7,000 students, it is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Rhineland-Palatinate, located in close proximity to Luxembourg and France. The diverse range of 85 courses on offer at the three campuses Schneidershof, Campus Gestaltung and Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld is unique in the region.

Customer since:

Education, training and science


Firewall Refresh


  • Technical refresh of the firewall infrastructure at Trier University of Applied Sciences
  • Fortinet as firewall manufacturer and Controlware as system integrator were to remain as partners.

Services & Solutions

  • Forward-looking planning and careful preparation so that the implementation could be carried out within the planned time frame.
  • Replacing the old firewalls with new future-proof FortiGate clusters
  • Smooth IT operations were guaranteed at all times during the implementation.

Advantages & Benefits

  • Easy implementation of a future-proof and scalable firewall solution
  • Trier University of Applied Sciences gains greater transparency and protection for all locations and can manage applications, users and devices centrally.
  • The technical refresh provides the university with AI-powered security services and threat intelligence as well as complete visibility, security and network convergence.


Solution partner:

Fortinet, Inc.

Fortinet, Inc.

Fortinet was founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, former founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen - with the vision of developing real-time security solutions for networks. Fortinet develops multi-threat security systems for enterprises of all sizes.

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