Today’s K-12 schools are hungry for bandwidth. The reason is clear: highperforming, reliable and easily expanded network services support the latest classroom innovations, including videoconferencing, 1:1 computing, distance learning and modern learning management systems. It’s no surprise then that progressive educators now see a direct link between the overall success of their school districts and access to high-capacity networks. This emerged as a clear trend in new research by the Center for Digital Education (CDE) — a commanding 98 percent of administrators and IT representatives said the future of K-12 education hinges on ubiquitous connectivity.
This white paper lays a framework for planning and implementing high-performance networks. In addition to explaining why now’s the time to plan network upgrades, this paper answers one of the fundamental questions asked by IT managers at schools everywhere: “How much network capacity will we actually need?”
In May 2014 VSS Monitoring announced a significant expansion of its solution portfolio for providing packet visibility into high-speed 40G and 100G enterprise and service provider networks. With the
release of the vBroker 6000 and vBroker 520, the company took aggressive and definitive steps to deliver high-performing solutions for high-density carrier and cloud infrastructure deployments and
100G transitions, allowing IT organizations to maintain operations monitoring and security integrity throughout upgrades to and new deployments of extreme high-speed networks.
Your company’s website is up. Servers are churning transactions. The network is pumping data. Life is good. But everything in IT can change quickly. Today’s slightly sluggish network could become tomorrow’s downtime disaster. No matter what challenge may arise, you don’t get extra time, staff, or budget to deal with it. Plus, since the whole company relies on IT, everyone notices when you’re underwater.