Tag Archives: wireless

Summer Technology Work at ADM

This has been a busy summer for the technology department at ADM! In addition to the additional work created with the launch of two new building additions at Adel Elementary and DeSoto Intermediate, we’ve also been managing a number of … 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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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 Question: how many devices does the wireless network support?

One of the questions I’ve heard with relative frequency is that of how many computers we have in the district.  While the district owns roughly 1,000 devices, not all of them are on all the time (especially mobile cart devices), … Continue reading

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