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A scalable software platform for all budgets.

Recruit students, help parents stay connected, and empower your staff to easily update content with premium communications products and tools.

Award-winning designers bringing your school to life online.

Schools love how Finalsite finds what makes them unique and translates that into an authentic digital experience.

School marketing experts at your service.

Schools turn to Finalsite's consultants for their decades of experience developing and executing a digital marketing strategy.

Improve School-to-Home Communications with Password-protected Portals.

Portals provide a safe and secure place for your community to access information that's just for them on every device.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall

A best-of-breed approach to give you the "all in one" solution you need.

We focus on the critical function of marketing and communication, while leveraging relationships and integrations with 70+ partners to provide a more seamless experience between the school and your constituents.

A team of 200, Finalsite has been serving schools worldwide for 20 years.

Our business has been for and about schools since the beginning, which is why 95% of clients stay with us year over year.

Save Time and Enhance Data Integrity

Our secure integrations with popular SIS providers mean you can replace timely manual data uploads with our automatic transfers for a seamless solution.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall
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Website Hosting

Fast, compliant, secure. Finalsite serves 4 million page visits a day.

Worry-free website hosting keeps your site fast and secure.

Our secure data center keeps your site safe while our modern hardware, proactive DDoS mitigation solution and lightening fast network ensure reliable uptime, quicker site loading on every device and robust intrusion protection.

Learn more about the systems and security we have in place to ensure your site is secure and performing at its best anywhere in the world. 

HOSTING FACILITY AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT
Employee Badges Biometrics
Man Traps 24hr x 365 days Network Operations Center
Video surveillance/ 90-day retention Concrete masonry walls and raised floors
Ultrasonic humidification Double, pre-action dry fire suppression system
Multiple power feeds Multiple 10G Internet uplinks in BGP4 mesh
N+1 diesel generator and UPS Redundant fiber feeds
HOSTING FACILITY COMPLIANCE
SSAE 16, SOCI, & SOC2 GLBA                                                 
HIPPA/HITECH PCI DSS v3.2
ITAR NIST 800 Based Framework
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
Extensive caching at all layers Dedicated Storage Network
Akamai Accelerator platform available to speed up delivery of entire website, including all dynamic content Integration with Akamai content delivery network (CDN) provides enhanced performance for static assets
Integration with Cloudinary for direct upload and download file transfer. On demand scaling of video and image files optimized for display size and resolution  
BACKUP AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY
Hourly backups for databases (incremental, stored on site) Nightly database backup 
 Server images - offsite File data - nightly
Configuration data  Continuous uptime / performance monitoring
NETWORKING AND HIGH AVAILABILITY
Standby generators with UPS Redundant Internet connection
Redundant networking configured in high availability mode 100% virtualization infrastructure; allows servers to be "relocated" from failing or busy resources
Shared databases configured for high availability Redundant / pooled shared application servers
NETWORK AND APPLICATION SECURITY
HW Based DDOS Protection Modern Firewalls
Network IPS and IDS Continuous Vulnerability Scanning
Automated Log Monitoring / Analysis (SIEM) with multiple threat intelligence feeds

TLS Encryption by default and 
Encryption of data at rest

24 X 365 staffed Security Operations
Center (SOC)
Web Application Firewall with
Continuous threat intelligence updates 
Automated Network Inventory with Alerting Secure Software Development Process including static source code analysis, dynamic application scanning, manual
code review and specialized security testing for select features.

Learn More About Finalsite's Software

Get an inside look at our popular content management system Composer, learning management system, portals, data integrations, and more!

Security, GDPR, and Compliance

Learn more about how Finalsite's platform is secure and complies with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).