Verizon Business, a division of New York-based Verizon Communications, has partnered with the Sherman Independent School District to provide its schools advanced wireless communications services such as VoIP, wireless LANs, voice mail, and an expansion of the district's Ethernet network.
- By Scott Aronowitz
Mesquite Independent School District has entered into an agreement with MRV Communications to implement the company's OptiSwitch 304 optical termination units as a part of the district's current network expansion.
Farmington Municipal Schools of Farmington, NM has completed installation of a wireless WAN to improve its networking capabilities and performance. The district contracted with Austin, TX-based Trillion Partners to build a hybrid network consisting of its existing fiber optic cabling and Trillion's point-to-point wireless links, which aided in the district's connection of 21 sites across high desert terrain.
- By Scott Aronowitz
The Texas Education Telecommunications Network (TETN) has recently selected Level 3 Communications as its primary provider of network services.
Pulaski County Public Schools in Virginia has recently implemented a wide area network aimed at providing enhanced access to a range of district resources including video security, distance learning tools, and other Web-based services.
Danville Community School Corp. in Indiana is deploying 802.11n wireless technology across its campuses. The district signed on with Meru Networks to provide the technology for the deployment, which will begin in early 2009.
Sutton Valence School in Kent in the United Kingdom is turning to an appliance-based solution for network access control. Sutton Valence, which comprises a senior school and a preparatory school, has deployed the CounterACT NAC appliance from ForeScout Technologies across its network.
Tripwire has recently announced a deal with Gwinnett County Public Schools aimed at helping the district manage its IT configurations and ensure compliance with current change control processes.
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.