How E-Rate is Connecting Students to the Internet

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E-Rate Survey

Extreme Networks conducted a survey of K-12 IT Managers and Educators seeking to learn about their knowledge and use of E-rate.  Not surprisingly, the survey found that lack of awareness is the biggest reason that school districts did not take advantage of the E-rate program. Take a look at Extreme Network’s Infographic detailing how E-Rate is being used. Questions?  Learn more about how Xiologix can help you to make the most of your E-rate dollars! Read More

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OETC – Educational Technology Purchasing Consortium

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The Educational Technology Purchasing Consortium (OETC) has streamlined the process for their members interested in making category two purchases.  Member institutions can skip the complicated process of filing Form 470 when utilizing E-Rate funding.  This is great news for those wanting to take advantage of E-Rate dollars. Read More

Filing for E-Rate? Let Us Help

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It’s that time of year again. The federal government offers billions of dollars in E-rate discounts to US schools for in-building network infrastructure. But how do you unlock these hidden funds?

Maximize the benefits of E-rate with Ruckus’ high performing access points and centrally managed Wi-Fi platforms, including cloud-managed Wi-Fi, and Brocade switches that scale with increasing demand at a disruptively low cost. To enable digital learning, E-rate’s critical funding and Ruckus can empower your teachers to impart life-long learning to students, preparing them for both the modern world and the future.

To get started, we have outlined the 6 steps you need to take to apply and file for E-rate.

To learn more about E-rate, join us on December 8th for a live webinar, Why Choose Ruckus for E-rate Networks, to hear about our E-rate eligible solutions.

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Make the Most of your E-Rate Dollars!

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Cathy HeadshotCathy is here to help you optimize your IT infrastructure by assisting you in identifying the E-rate eligible CAT2 technical solutions best suited to meet your K-12 and Library IT needs. Eligible solutions can include access points, firewalls, switches and more.  Cathy can guide you through the maze of solutions so that you can utilize your E-Rate funds confidently.

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Back to School – Time to think about CIPA Compliance

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The new school year has started which means the topic of safe online learning is once again being discussed among school IT departments. It is a topic that can include a discussion around CIPA compliance, especially if your school is looking to participate in E-Rate. When looking for a solution to ensure your network is compliant it is worth investigating the Barracuda Web Security Gateway. CIPA is the Children’s Internet Protection Act, which is a federal law enacted by Congress in December 2000. The purpose of CIPA is to address concerns about access to obscene or harmful content over the

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Webinar: E-Rate Program Changes for FY 17

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Recorded Live on Tuesday, October 18th @ 10am PDT / 1pm EDT

The federal government funds E-Rate discounts to US schools for broadband delivery. E-Rate’s critical funding and Ruckus can empower your teachers to impart life-long learning to students, preparing them for both the modern world and the future.

But how do you unlock these hidden funds? What is the process? How do you make sure you don’t miss any deadlines?

You are in luck! We have an E-Rate expert, Jim Kerr, Principal at KB & Associates LLC, joining us for an exclusive webinar to answer your toughest questions about E-Rate FY17.