Tag Archives: Network

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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Networking Changes

Here in the ADM Technology Department, we’re always looking for ways to improve the network performance we deliver to students and staff members in the district.  When we replaced our network in 2012, we moved to a heavily-wireless paradigm, where … Continue reading

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Major Wireless Upgrade

Weather permitting, we will be performing a major upgrade to our wireless controller early Friday morning (February 21st).  The wireless system will be down for about 15 minutes when we perform this upgrade, which will likely take place at about … Continue reading

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Recent and Upcoming Projects: Spring, 2014

JSS Server Migration – Finished We recently completed a migration of our JSS server – which is responsible for managing Mac and iPad devices on our network – from an Apple xServe server to a virtualized Windows server.  This migration … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond the Basics

As the district planned for the voted Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) in 2012, one of the driving goals was to establish a technology baseline throughout the district.  At that time, fewer than half of our classrooms had mounted … 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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What’s New in the ADM Tech Department: VLANs

While discussion of technology improvements often revolves around newer, faster, and more powerful hardware, many of the changes that we’ve been implementing over the past year have been designed to improve efficiency and performance through updates and settings modifications as … Continue reading

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