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MERLIN Partner Program

 

What is the MERLIN Partner Program?

The Program is a bundle of multiple services offered to public school divisions in Manitoba. This package bundles services that some school divisions were already purchasing individually and at higher rates.

What services are included in this Program?

  • Microsoft Desktop Licensing 
  • Enterprise Anti-virus Software
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Mitigation
  • Access to High-Speed Direct Connect Networks (CANARIE)
  • Spyware Filtering for Web Traffic
  • Web Content Filtering
  • Email Anti-spam and Anti-virus Scanning
  • Web and Domain Namwe Services Hosting
  • Consulting
  • Microsoft E-Learning Courses
  • Access to Microsoft Office 365 for Education
  • Bulk Hardware Purchasing Program

What are the benefits of joining the Partner Program?

  • Savings on software, content filtering, Internet
  • Improved reporting structures
  • Increased collaborative opportunities
  • Consistency of applications and versions within the division
  • Easier technical and training support
  • Application of best practices
  • Enhanced license compliance
  • Easier administration of software
  • Long term educational, technical, and financial planning