Why Schools Should Move to a Hyper-converged Infrastructure

It’s no secret that the legacy IT infrastructure is at risk of failure, threatened by the growing demands of future enterprise applications and the nature of modern business. Having separate storage networks and servers results in the creation of silos which prove to be a barrier to the evolution of the infrastructure and add complexity … Continue reading Why Schools Should Move to a Hyper-converged Infrastructure

Thinking about revamping your school website?

I have been trying to convince the School to move away from our overpriced Website hosting provider and moving to a more dynamic, modern website with WordPress and in the process save us at least 20000$ annually. Coincidently our Schools 30th anniversary was just around the corner, and our communications dept was in agreement about … Continue reading Thinking about revamping your school website?

Our Recent Network Overhaul.

Last year I convinced the School to go for a complete network overhaul keeping the long-term technological requirements of our school in mind. What were the upgrade requirements? Gigabit switches with ten-gigabit uplinks Core Cisco(Cat 6500) network switches had to be upgraded with the newer Supervisory module that supported 10 G fiber modules. Wireless access points with … Continue reading Our Recent Network Overhaul.

Apple TV and Meraki headaches

Just when we thought our brand spanking new Meraki is working like a charm, we started getting calls from teachers saying that the Apple TV's kept on disconnecting every few minutes and in some cases it would disconnect every few seconds, this got really frustrating - as we did not face many issues with our previous Cisco … Continue reading Apple TV and Meraki headaches