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David Douglas School District Boosts Achievement Via Access

Enabling student achievement is core to every decision made by the David Douglas School District in Portland, Ore. A highly diverse school district, with more than 70 languages spoken among the students and a population that is 50 percent bilingual, its small-but-powerful 3-word motto “Learn G...

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Happy School Children
Puget Sound School District Aces Student Empowerment with Structured & Juniper

When students log into a classroom device, they don’t wonder about the district’s data center, switching and wireless technology. There is no reflection upon the components’ feeds, speeds, manageability or cost. No, students simply expect to quickly reach the internet, the applications and the...

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Reaching & Teaching Every Student Through Digital Transformation

As digital transformation proliferates, Oregon’s Education Service Districts (ESDs) are challenged with managing expanding data volumes while keeping information available 24/7, all without breaking the bank. Supporting nearly 37,000 students, the Linn Benton Lincoln (LBL) ESD relies on NetApp...

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STCU Taps Aruba ClearPass for Device ID, Control & Security

When STCU needed a powerful but flexible technology for network access control, it turned to Aruba ClearPass. Bound by its dedication and regulatory obligation to protect its members’ financial and personal data, this large credit union headquartered in Spokane, Washington, knew it had to cont...

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ATM Security
Oregon Credit Union Secures Vital ATM Network, Invests in Customer Experience

Security and simplicity saved the day for one sizable Oregon credit union frustrated by an expensive, unreliable and unwieldy architecture for its mission-critical ATM network. Change was mandatory to sustain its member-first objective and to attract tech-savvy and time-conscious customers looking f...

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St. Cecilia Takes Leap of Faith with Structured Managed Services

Operating with a network built from the ground up by the community it supported, St. Cecilia School in Beaverton, Oregon knew it was time to update and streamline their infrastructure when configuration conflicts regularly left them insecure and inefficient. Previously, local parents from the commun...

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WA school district speed dials Structured for phone system upgrade

With a growing population of approximately 5000 students, faculty and administrators, upgrading Tukwila School District’s phone system meant improving nearly every facet of operations. ESL (English as a Second Language) students required recurring calls to interpreters, and as teachers switched cl...

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Building a Better Data Center

A complex and troublesome data center migration left Gesa Credit Union (Gesa) understandably hesitant about doing it again. But the reality was unavoidable. Nearing 140,000 members and over 450 network users, Gesa was growing at a rate faster than its infrastructure could scale. Director of Archi...

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Brewery Taps Cloud-Based VoIP Platform

Brewery disaster results in the need to speed up its anticipated upgrade to ShoreTel Sky When the phone lines in the corporate office of a large-scale east coast brewery went dead one afternoon, the general manager (GM) assumed it was a routine Verizon error. But as the office filled with smoke, ...

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Budget-Conscious College Achieves Balance with Virtual SAN

The IT department at an Oregon-based college manages two open-use computer labs and one computer-equipped classroom. Because of financial restrictions, the college had originally purchased all of its servers with local storage, but that infrastructure could not handle the school’s growing worklo...

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Pumping the Brakes on Ransomware

Over a July 4 holiday weekend, Rose City Transportation, Inc. — a full service freight company that specializes in time-sensitive shipments — discovered that two key software applications were unable to be used. Other critical network files also were rendered inaccessible. A network administrato...

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A Clean Bill of Health for Storage

An Oregon-based clinic is committed to offering its patients the highest quality of care, and devotes its IT resources to supporting that goal. When lagging performance of its legacy storage system caused frequent and severe slowdowns in key applications used by caregivers, the clinic installed an ...

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