Billings Public Schools has replaced its aging copper-based network with a new FiberLAN system to provide broadband access throughout the district.
EnGenius Technologies, a provider of networking and telecommunications equipment, has introduced a new 802.11ac Wave 2 dual band AC1300 outdoor wireless access point.
Two school districts in Yuma, AZ are now connected to a city-wide fiber optic wide area network, providing 25 schools and administrative buildings with 10 gigabit per second internet access.
A new national survey of school information technology pros also found that leaders are planning for some major changes to the types of learning materials that will be used in their classrooms in the very near future.
Two school systems have gone public with their use of firewall appliances to implement content filtering software and wireless access points.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The City of Los Angeles has joined the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), a 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) research and education network, providing California schools, colleges and universities with high-speed access to the city's data and services.
D-Link has introduced the DXS-1100-10TS, a 10-port, 10 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) managed switch suitable for educational facilities.
Xirrus EasyPass enables single sign-on WiFi access with Google credentials.
Ramsey School District in New Jersey has upgraded to a 100 percent fiber network to support several bandwidth-intensive education initiatives.