Walker County Schools Switches to Digital Learning

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The Walker County Board of Education manages a district of 16 schools with 7,500 students and more than 900 employees in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Alabama. Its goal is to foster an educational environment that provides students the tools they need to be successful in life in the 21st century.



  • An efficient, reliable network infrastructure
  • Exceptional network monitoring capabilities
  • Scalable infrastructure built to support 1-1 computing
  • Insight into network performance and usage and allow better, more proactive troubleshooting
"Internet usage will continue to grow from year to year and we need to be prepared. That’s why we decided to change everything out – to support our increased use of technology and allow for future growth."
Patrick Gann
Technology Director, Walker County Schools

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  • Reduction in operating costs
  • Reliable Wi-Fi connectivity with the ability to support its new digital learning programs
  • Effectively and efficiently monitor the network
  • Educational continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic