Networking & Wireless


K-12 IT Leaders See Broadband and Network Capacity as Top Priorities

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.

School Districts Protect Networks with New Appliances

Two school systems have gone public with their use of firewall appliances to implement content filtering software and wireless access points.

CENIC Network Adds City of Los Angeles

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 Debuts 10-Port 10 Gb Ethernet Switch

D-Link has introduced the DXS-1100-10TS, a 10-port, 10 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) managed switch suitable for educational facilities.

Xirrus Adds Google Integration for Streamlined Authentication

Xirrus EasyPass enables single sign-on WiFi access with Google credentials.

Ramsey School District Upgrades to Private Fiber Network

Ramsey School District in New Jersey has upgraded to a 100 percent fiber network to support several bandwidth-intensive education initiatives.

Orange County Completes 100 Gbps Network Connection

The Orange County Department of Education has established a 100 gigabit-per-second dark fiber network connection, which will provide its 27 school districts with high speed Internet connectivity to support digital learning initiatives.

SETDA Report Urges States To Dig into High-Speed Broadband Work

A new report by the State Education Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and Common Sense Kids Action advocates that states play a bigger role in increasing access to high-speed connectivity for students and teachers.

South San Antonio ISD Upgrades Broadband Network

South San Antonio Independent School District has upgraded to a private, fiber-optic broadband network to support data, video and voice services at the district's 16 schools and administrative facilities.

Laconia School District Upgrades to Fiber-Based Internet Service

Laconia School District in New Hampshire plans to implement high-speed, fiber-based Internet service to support its three elementary schools, middle school, high school and regional technical center.

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