An Unexpected Threat for K-12 Schools

There’s a brand new cybersecurity threat for K-12 school systems, and it’s coming from an unexpected source. One of the most trusted names in technology is the new target— and that’s part of the problem. Where is the threat coming from? The surprising weak point is coming from none other than Google. Hackers have discovered […]

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E-Rate Season – The Benefits of CAT-6A For K-12 School Systems

With technology advances in education comes an increasing demand for higher network capability and speed. To meet these demands, new cables and components are required for faster transfer speeds over longer distances. CAT-6A ethernet cable is a great option to meet the demands of these advances. Did you know that CAT-6A is also E-Rate eligible? […]

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E-Rate Season: 4 Reasons to Consider a Wi-Fi 6 Upgrade

Because of the new realities brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many K–12 districts are adopting Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) technology to keep up with wireless demands. With the rapidly growing number of mobile and IoT devices, an increasing number of educators are looking to this new wireless standard because it’s designed to deliver the best […]

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Network Protection – Did You Know UPS Units Were E-rate Eligible?

As school technology becomes more and more advanced, it also becomes much more expensive. Great technology is an investment in both your school and in your students, and it can be an amazing asset. But in the event of a disaster, there is potential for costly losses. An Unlimited Power Source (UPS) can prevent damage […]

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2020 E-Rate Season: CAT-6A – Is Your Network Cabling Up To Speed?

What is CAT6A? Along with the evolution of technology comes the increasing demand for higher network speeds and capabilities. Because of these demands, new cables and components have been created to match the need for faster transfer speeds over longer distances. Augmented CAT-6 (AKA CAT-6A) is quickly becoming the most cost effective solution in the […]

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2020 E-Rate Season— Is Your Wireless Network Due For An Upgrade?

Is Your Wireless Network Due For An Upgrade? If you need ideas for how to spend your 2020 E-rate, Wi-Fi 6 may be a great option. Wireless use is growing exponentially in 2020, and that’s putting pressure on many current K–12 networks. Because of these new challenges and realities, we have seen many K–12 districts […]

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K-12 E-Rate Season is Officially Here— We’re Sharing Everything You Need To Know

The E-rate program “provides discounts to assist eligible schools and libraries to obtain affordable internet access and telecommunications services.” As the role of the internet in education has continued to increase, and even more so throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of having strong, reliable internet connection has increased as well. The E-rate program enables […]

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