network infrastructure

Massachusetts school upgrades to scalable, reliable virtual wireless infrastructure

St. John’s Prep embraces the cloud with Bluesocket’s vWLAN

iBoss Enterprise Web Filter

iBoss allows administrators to control web content throughout a school community. The web filter’s interface is password protected and administered through a standard web browser. For example, iBoss can give a class that is studying social media access to websites like Twitter, but still block the rest of the school from accessing it.


Evan Marwell: 40 million kids waiting for future to download

Some countries outperform the United States in reading, math and science because they understand you need to be wired to get hired. That's why President Barack Obama has announced ConnectED to connect 99 percent of American students to high-speed broadband within five years.

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Meeting the Demand for Broadband

To support BYOD, 1:1 and more in your district, high bandwidth is essential

CoSN survey reveals widespread need for increased bandwidth

Preliminary findings of CoSN's nationwide survey about broadband and the E-Rate show that 99 percent of districts will need greater internet bandwidth and connectivity within the next three years, and more than 90 percent of survey respondents think the current E-Rate program is inadequate for their districts' needs.

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Meeting the Demand for Broadband

Increased bandwidth supports schools’ digital learning transformation

A Moore County Schools’ official called a recent upgrade to the North Carolina district's digital network system a "major boost" that will increase bandwidth "tenfold." Installed by fiber optic company BroadPlex, the district is receiving 10 times the bandwidth at a lower cost than it was previously paying.

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Carteret County, N.C., launches state technology support system

As a new school year begins, so does a new state technology support system for students, teachers, and parents. The $26 million Home Base system is one of two major technology initiatives taking place in 2013-2014.

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Seventy percent of U.S. has broadband, but access is still unequal

Pew survey results show that the percentage of Americans with home “high speed broadband” connections has increased from 66 to 70 since April 2012. Pew calls this a “small but statistically significant rise.” The report also notes that 32 percent of people without home high speed broadband connections (or another 10 percent of Americans) have a smartphone.

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