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McMinn County School System Reduces Network Complexity and Total Cost of Ownership

Published 15 Dec 2017

McMinn County School System was in need of a new network solution to combat the growing number of students, reduce costs associated with managing the network, and eliminate connectivity issues. McMinn was faced with an overloaded network that provided limited bandwidth and unreliable connectivity. After a thorough vendor evaluation, McMinn selected Extreme Networks to refresh the entire network with ExtremeWireless, ExtremeSwitching, ExtremeManagement Center, ExtremeControl, and ExtremeAnalytics.

Technology Needs

  • Reliable wired/wireless infrastructure
  • Increased wireless bandwidth 
  • Support of BYOD and 1:1 computing
  • Reduce total cost of ownership

Benefits of the new network solution include:

  • Increased throughput and access by 70%
  • Eliminated 97% of the wireless issues from the previous year
  • Saved $15-20,000 is summer labor cost alone
  • Reduced the total cost of ownership

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