Districts appreciate the importance of a reliable backbone.

  In This Issue: Network Infrastructure

When to Upgrade the Network
Districts Deploy Green Switches
5 Protocol Analyzer Pointers
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5 Signs Your Network Needs an Overhaul

Cash-strapped districts tend to make the best of the networks they have for as long as they can, but eventually, a patchwork approach to repairs and upgrades just isn't enough.

Tech Trends  

Boosting Energy Efficiency in the Network

Alhambra Unified School District in California is deploying Cisco switches with technology to manage power consumption. The Hamilton/Clermont Cooperative Association, an Internet provider to schools in greater Cincinnati, took the same path when it opted for new, greener switches.

Tech Tips  

5 Pointers for Using a Protocol Analyzer

Network administrators who need to troubleshoot downed connections or performance problems should follow this advice for wielding a protocol analyzer tool.

Product Review  

HP 2520-8G-PoE Switch Delivers Video

The HP 2520 Power over Ethernet switch helps districts support voice, video or wireless deployments. It boosts network reliability and flexibility while reducing energy consumption.


Video: Tech-Friendly Future:
Oakland Unified School District
optimizes its infrastructure.

A strong WAN provides the performance to support future cloud deployment.


Best Practices

Interactive Whiteboards: 5 Ways to Integrate Them into Classroom Lessons.

Reference Guide

Unified Communications and Collaboration: Enhancing interactive resources for greater efficiency and responsiveness.

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