Enabling secure payments through upgrading Cisco Firewall Infrastructure

Who is htec?

htec provides some of the world’s leading retailers with EPOS, payment, and loyalty solutions. With over 35 years experience in the industry, their software is designed with the forecourt and convenience market in mind.
htec is committed to delivering the ideal solutions to make their customer’s business more efficient.

Setting the Scene

htec had the following challenges with its existing collaboration solution:


  • Legacy Cisco ASA firewalls approaching end of life support
  • Ensuring compliance with constantly evolving regulations
  • Strong security posture required to defend against malicious attacks

Legacy Firewall Upgrade

Cisilion leveraged our Cisco Gold Partnership to deploy 8 ASA5525X firewalls and FMC1000 appliances, highly available firewall pairs and multiple device contexts for key customer segregation and a lab environment.

Cisco Gold Partner

The Solution

Cisilion leveraged our Cisco Gold Partnership to deploy 8 ASA5525 firewalls and FMC1000 appliances, firewall pairs, and multiple device contexts.
Full-Featured Firewall Refresh

Cisilion leveraged our Cisco Gold Partnership to deploy 8 ASA5525X firewalls and FMC1000 appliances for key customer segregation and a lab environment.

Cisilion's Gold Managed Service

Cisilion’s industry-leading Managed Service, including 24/7 support across the entire estate, monitoring, update management, and advanced hardware replacement.

The Benefits

Through the deployment of next-generation firewalls, htec were able to achieve significant cost and business operation savings including:
Gone beyond PCI-DSS compliance

Gone beyond PCI-DSS compliance requirements through the FirePOWER management FMC1000 interface.

Full network visibility and insights

Full visibility and insights on malicious attacks and vulnerabilities in their network

Achieved 30% more performance

Reduced complexity and simplified operations resulted in a cost effective and scalable model, gaining 30% more performance for the same price.

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