Extreme Networks Helps Connect Upper St. Clair School District With a Single Network

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The Upper St. Clair School District, located just outside Pittsburgh, is one of a handful in Pennsylvania that are part of the International Baccalaureate program. The school system serves about 4,100 students with its 6 schools and 600 teachers and staff. It is among the top three school districts in the state, with 96% Upper St. Clair High School graduates moving on to higher education programs.



  • Connect a distributed environment with a single network
  • Reduce time spent on day-to-day troubleshooting
  • Futureproof for expansion and increased demand on wireless networks
"Wi-Fi should be as easy as writing on a chalkboard. It should just be in place and you don't have to worry about it. Since installing the Extreme Networks solution, we don't give a second thought to Wi-Fi."
Raymond Berrott
Director of Technology, Upper St. Clair School District

Extreme Solutions

  • Extreme Switching™
  • Extreme Wireless™
  • ExtremeCloud™ IQ


Outstanding Project Management and Support

  • Extreme and Cerdant were highly engaged in project planning meetings, well before any technology arrived on-site, leading to a fast and simple implementation
  • Project planning, design, and implementation process made applying for and receiving E-Rate funding easy
  • Extreme and Cerdant provided outstanding ongoing support anytime the district has needed it – before, during, and after installation

Reliable Network Infrastructure

  • Extreme Networks’ switches and access points provide consistent, reliable connectivity across the district’s eight buildings
  • As many as 20,000 connected devices are able to access more than 150 advanced applications and systems with no network degradation
  • Extreme Networks’ programmable radios leverage AI to optimize coverage and performance

Simplified IT Management

  • Extreme’s single pane of glass network management gives the small IT team of seven people clear insight into what’s happening on the entire network at all times
  • Self-healing, self-adjusting network technology relieves much of the network management burden from the IT team