Brian Sutter, the director or marketing for Wasp, shares with the channel important trends in the education vertical.
Solutions for a wide range of educational institutions include numerous technologies, but the most useful, says Steve Surfaro of Axis Communications, are those that complement operating procedures, incident response, crisis management/recovery, and the security master plan.
From universities to primary schools, a revolution in technology is taking shape. The days when mundane tasks such as registration, book purchases, and meal programs required an army of administrators to manage piles of paperwork is but a digital page in today’s history e-books. Twenty-first-century innovation is bringing automation—and a chance to improve security—to the campus.
Small business owners and managers frequently find they have to be a “jack of all trades” when it comes to getting through a day at work. But some tasks are easier to figure out (or bluff your way through) than others, and unless one has a knack for information technology, keeping a computer network functioning at an optimal level definitely falls on the more difficult end of the spectrum.
Decision making in education security on campus varies with the complexity of the property, number and type of sites, and, of course, the most important assets: students, faculty and staff.
Both hot-air and cold-air containment can improve the predictability and efficiency of traditional data center cooling systems. While both approaches minimize the mixing of hot and cold air, there are practical differences in implementation and operation that have significant consequences on work environment conditions, PUE, and economizer mode hours.
As one of the largest community colleges in the country, City College provides a quality, affordable education option for the Bay Area. To better compete with other area colleges and universities, the college has initiated a number of upgrades to its internal IT infrastructure. In the admissions office, that meant improving the process of issuing student identification cards. Before, producing each card took a minute-and-a-half. Across 100,000 students, that time made for frustrating waits for students and exhausting days for staff during peak times.
In the wake of recent, national school safety and weather events, school districts across the nation are conducting needs assessments and re-evaluating their policies, procedures, and resources related to security or natural disaster situations. These needs assessments are bringing together teams of stakeholders focused on the same goals.
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22 campus sites across Michigan replace outdated analog surveillance with centralized open platform for flexible access and efficient, long-term scalability.