Transforming Education with Extreme: Jefferson County Public Schools Embrace Cloud Technology and Automation

 

Key Points:

  • Jefferson County Public Schools, a top-ranked school system in the US, leverages the Extreme Networks Fabric Connect for efficient network deployment.
  • One-to-one equipment for students ensures connectivity, even in remote learning scenarios.
  • Robots in schools empower students to pursue learnings in robotics and lead to enhanced learning outcomes.
  • Partnership with Extreme Networks continues to drive technological innovation to support the district’s education goals.

Summary: 

Jefferson County Public Schools, a leading school system in the United States, serves 96,000 students, or about 1 in every 7 students in Kentucky. Focused on integrating technology into education, the district has transitioned to a cloud network for connectivity and remote learning. Providing one-to-one technology access to students has been a top priority, and JCPS has partnered with trusted collaborator Extreme Networks to leverage their innovative Fabric Connect solution for streamlined network engineering.

The Fabric has revolutionized operations, automating networking tasks and enabling system segmentation for enhanced security and efficiency, including voice telephony. The district has even introduced robots in schools to perform tasks like picking up items from play and participating in games, further leveraging the fabric technology. The next step is to explore statistical analytics with Extreme, promising an exciting and innovative adventure.

As the partnership with Extreme continues to evolve, the district remains committed to deploying cutting-edge technology to meet evolving needs. The plan is to extend the Fabric to the edge, leveraging its automation capabilities to simplify tasks and achieve technology goals. The district is confident that Extreme’s solutions will enhance efficiency and effectiveness of their technology initiatives, benefiting students and staff with a seamless and advanced learning environment. With a strong vision for the future, Jefferson County Public Schools embraces technology as a key driver for educational success. The partnership with Extreme will continue to play a pivotal role in realizing this vision.

 

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