Presidio Networked Solutions has recently announced wireless network deployments for St. Lucie County Public Schools in Florida. The implementation was aimed at replacing aging infrastructure, increasing network access for students and faculty, and enhancing security.
Tamalpais Union High School District in Marin County, California, has recently partnered with Aruba Networks to deploy the company's wireless network technology district-wide.
Allegany County Public Schools in Maryland recently announced the deployment of Meru wireless LANs throughout the 22-school district, designed to support more than 10,000 students, faculty, and staff.
Santa Clara Unified School District in Northern California is launching a multi-year project to deploy high-speed 802.11n WiFi across 25 locations. The district will be using ZoneFlex Smart Wireless LAN systems from Ruckus Wireless for the deployment, according to information released recently by the district.
Punahou School, a private K-12 school in Hawaii, is launching a new effort to reduce its overall campus energy consumption by half within the next eight years. As part of the effort, the school is partnering with IBM to overhaul its data center with new servers and virtualization software from VMware.
Tomball Independent School District in Texas has is deploying a new 802.11n wireless network across 12 facilities. Tomball chose Aruba Networks' wireless LAN hardware for the implementation. It's also deploying Aruba's identity-based security systems across its facilities.
Group Logic has released an update to ExtremeZ-IP, a connectivity solution for Mac systems running in Windows environments. The new 5.3 release adds support for Windows Server 2008 and includes a number of general fixes and enhancements.
Houston Independent School District announced recenty that it will implement Wireless Generation's mClass platform to administer formative assessments wirelessly, to K-3 students.
Apple has refreshed its entire notebook lineup--including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air--adding in expanded graphics capabilities, greater storage capacities, and, in some cases, faster CPUs. Al of the new models are available now, except for the MacBook Air, which will ship in November.
East Grand Rapids Public Schools has selected a network access control system from Avenda Systems to provide identity and resource management across the district. The software manages who can log in into the network and what those users can access. The district has about 2,800 students and is located in western Michigan.
- By Dian Schaffhauser