Schools requiring solutions for killer coverage, connections that don't drop and fit within budget constraints can look to DigitalAir Wireless. DigitalAir have been providing the education sector with Wi-Fi since 2006, since the early adoption of 802.11g. With a dedicated educational team and pricing plans, plus the experience in working with thousands of schools across the UK, they can be considered the authoritative Wi-Fi organisation for a school network.

Have you come across these challenges?

  • Dead spots with no coverage
  • Slow speeds with low capacity
  • Poor security with visibility of teachers network to students
  • Connections and packages that drop
  • Unable to connect to the Wi-Fi network
  • Constrained budgets to update the network
  • No guest access

Benefits of DigitalAir Educational Wi-Fi

  • Ease of management - Take control of managing your own wireless network, or take a full management support package from DigitalAir
  • Education pricing - Very strong connections with leading wireless manufacturers, including being the largest Ruckus UK partner
  • UK based support - Unparalleled support for wireless networks, from helpdesk support to same day failed hardware replacement
  • Security - Networks are implemented with the latest security standards to maximise network security
  • Reliable coverage - Guaranteed 100% coverage ensuring users always have the ability to connect anywhere within the zones
  • Leading hardware - Providing technology from leading manufactures provides reliable equipment

Features of DigitalAir Education Wi-Fi

  • Consistent, reliable connectivity no other Wi-Fi system can touch
  • Two to four times the coverage using fewer APs than competing solutions
  • Low packet loss and high performance
  • A safer environment with less interference, through "eco-friendly" adaptive signal technology1
  • System self-healing capabilities1
  • The lowest cost of ownership
  • Support for standard 802.1x, WPA (PSK) and WPA-2 (AES) security, plus automatic wireless setting and encryption key security
  • Guest access for visitors
  • High capacity network capable of delivering all the data needed for a fast, sufficient network

1 When supplied with Ruckus

The next steps to having a DigitalAir Education Wi-Fi solution

  • Call DigitalAir to receive a free consultation (0800 310 2050)
  • Provide site plans/floor plans to receive a proposed system design and budgetary no-obligation quote
  • Arrange for a site survey to receive a guaranteed coverage system design
  • Book a Wi-Fi installations date supplied by our in-house certified engineers
  • Confirmation site survey to ensure 100% coverage, apply optimisations and network topology
  • Supported with a UK based team capable of providing next business day onsite replacement
  • Optional on-site training for network staff

A Typical school configuration would be

  • Separate Wi-Fi SSID's (Networks) for teachers, students and visitors
  • VLAN's to separate traffic on the LAN side
  • Integration of security into Microsoft Active Directory so that users have one account for all access
  • Automatic client laptop configuration via Active Directory GPO (Group Policy Object) for ZERO configuration at the client side!

Manufactures of choice

Ruckus Wireless

Ruckus are the preferred wireless manufacture for the education sector, providing two to four times the coverage of competing access points, with the best pricing available to schools. DigtalAir supplies more Ruckus into schools than any other solution.

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CloudRuckus

CloudRuckus is a WiFi as a Service (WaaS) platform powered by Ruckus Technology, offering Cloud-Based carrier class WiFi to enterprises across the globe.

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Walthamstow School For Girls

Situated in Walthamstow, North East London, Walthamstow School is a single sex girls school, currently educating in the region of 900 students. Occupying three main buildings of differing construction properties, the use of technology within the school, is integral to offering an immersive learning environment for the students.

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West Park School

West Park School is a top outstanding secondary school with a pupil count of around 1400 and 1049 computing devices. The reliance on the wireless network has grown over the years spurned by the increase in wireless devices on the network and the existing network was not providing the performance needed. The school operates laptop trolleys which allow whole classrooms of children to simultaneously access the network.

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