K-12

May 9, 2016

EDUCATION

See, Measure, and Manage Energy Consumption in Your Network

Technology plays a critical role in today’s K-12 school systems. As the need to become more connected increases, the demand on managing each connected device efficiently and effectively also increases. Energy consumption is the largest unmanaged organizational expense and IT infrastructure is often the biggest consumer of that energy.  As school systems look to manage […]

School Board of Sarasota County Prepares WLAN for 802.11ac

Sarasota County Schools includes 24 Elementary Schools, 9 Middle Schools, 8 High Schools and various Technical and various Special Centers. It houses about 40,000 students in about 250 buildings....

April 14, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

How A School District Prepares for PARCC and More

Indian Prairie School district, the third largest school district in Illinois, conducted an in-depth investigation to develop an execution plan...

Cisco Partners Recognized for Promoting Achievement in K-12 Education

This week, 2 of Cisco’s current or former education nonprofit partners were recognized by Business Roundtable for their work to prepare U.S. K-12 students for college and the workplace. MIND Research Institute. MIND’s Spatial Temporal (ST) Math program is a language-free, web-based software program that uses animation to help students learn key math concepts. Cisco support […]

August 26, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Back to School: Transforming the Classroom with IoE

With students and teachers heading back to school, I’ve been thinking about when attended high school and college. For me, collaboration meant getting together with study groups, phone calls for homework help and office hours with teachers. For my two children – one a college junior and one college freshman – I have seen streaming […]

August 22, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Internet of Everything Connected Classroom Starts with Startups

When I think of a traditional elementary or secondary classroom, I think of colorful bulletin boards, desks, pencils and neat piles of books and paper. As students all over the country return back to school, it’s interesting to think about how the classrooms we enjoyed as students (back in the day!) have evolved to include […]

August 15, 2013

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Summary: [Cisco Cartoon Catalyst Series] Prime Your Network for the Rise of the Devices

Teachers, students, and staff with their varied wired or wireless gadgets and corresponding application access makes up a daunting sea of devices  for any IT professional, whose responsibility is to provide optimized network performance. In his latest blog, Prime Your Network for the Rise of the Devices, Cisco’s Rahul Chohan discusses how Cisco Prime Infrastructure, a part […]