Tag Archives: Internet

Denial of Service Attack Affects ADM

We recently had an internet service disruption due to an attack against a district who also uses an internet connection that is aggregated through Heartland AEA via the Iowa Communications Network (ICN).  After communicating out basic details of the disruption … Continue reading

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What’s new in the tech department: eRate

With temperatures in the 60s this week, it finally seems as though spring is upon us and the end of the school year is in sight.  While day-to-day support needs in the district tend to drop at this time of … Continue reading

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Internet Detectives: a short story

During the past week, we’ve had intermittent internet performance problems here at the ADM Schools.  Now that we believe that we have them mostly ironed out, I thought that some of you might be interested in a detailed account of … Continue reading

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Internet Bandwidth Upgraded

In an effort to get ahead of summer bandwidth updates, the ICN has processed our internet bandwidth upgrade for the 2014-2015 school year early, with the new data transfer capacity going into effect today. Starting now, the district has access … Continue reading

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Back to work!

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted very frequently to the ADM Tech blog recently; in large part, this is due to a new addition to my family!  My wife, Sara, and I welcomed our daughter Miriam Eva on … Continue reading

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Tech Questions: When the internet isn’t performing well (or at all), what’s the problem?

Internet performance issues can be difficult to diagnose, but are generally traceable to four issues: ISP-related problems Bandwidth limitations Network limitations Website problems In order to access the internet, data sent from or to your computer must travel through a … Continue reading

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