Trapeze Networks, a Belden Brand(BDC) announced its new Trapeze wireless solution was chosen for its superior management, performance and reliability required by Sunnyvale School District. Over 6,000 students, 520 teachers and staff, as well as visitors can have mobile access to the Internet and PowerSchool, the student information system now that Sunnyvale School District implemented high-performing Trapeze Networks 802.11n Wi-Fi equipment in 11 school campuses. As reported on Market Watch, everything from supplies and student enrollment, attendance, and demographic information for other third party software for such things as county and state reporting is available on PowerSchool which is hosted at the Sunnyvale district location in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley.
“‘Sunnyvale School District’s wireless network had to be centrally manageable, fully secure, high performing and completely dependable in both our old and new buildings. And, we needed to have the network up and running flawlessly within a couple weeks, in time for the 2010 school year,’ said Bruce Selzler, manager of student information technology, Sunnyvale School District.
With the new Trapeze wireless network, teachers are now able to roam the classroom working with students one-on-one using devices such as laptops and smartphones to access curricula; students can work on projects using laptops in the classroom and visitors can make presentations securely in conference facilities across the district.'”