Rochester School Department
Date : 7/1/2012
There is no more digital divide. Instead of three students sharing one device, they can bring in their own.
Chris Pike, Computer Technician, Rochester School Department, United States
ChallengeRochester School Department sought a way to easily and cost-effectively secure a “bring your own device” (BYOD) initiative to facilitate flexible, cloud-based collaboration while lowering IT equipment costs.
SolutionThe school district deployed a Dell™ SonicWALL™ Clean Wireless™ solution combining Dell SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) and NSA Series Next-Generation Firewalls with SonicPoint-N Dual-Radio access points, as well as Dell SonicWALL Content Filtering Service across 11 locations.
Benefits• BYOD lowered IT costs while enhancing academic experience
• Saved $100,000 over comparable solution
• Ease of use sped implementation 4 months ahead of schedule
• Reduced costs of additional equipment and training