Category: Education IT

Ramblings of an IT Guy in Education

Microsoft Surface Laptop

Surrounded by metal the device has a rich MacBook feel to it, even the centre placement of a shiny mirror logo makes it look like a MacBook. Opening it up the felt like base around the keyboard tells me this is not just a normal MacBook Clone. The screen is beautiful, a large 3:2 aspect…
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September 28, 2018 0

40HD Independent wireless streams in one building… a world first?

I remember when I graduated from my high school in 2003 I thought it was pretty cutting edge that each of their computer rooms had a projector. Jump forward another year I was a young IT Trainee in my first school, it was an independent Catholic school. They had 6 projectors and not just in…
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September 6, 2018 0

UBNT Infrastructure Part 2 – Testing wireless broadcasting and load balancing based on bandwidth

From part 1 I had narrowed it down to the vendors that I had chosen would be quoting on my upcoming wired and wireless infrastructure replacement. HP Aruba Cisco Cisco Meraki Aerohive Ubiquiti


April 29, 2018 0

Monitoring… eduitguy stack

From my early posts about my monitoring, several people came to me asking for more information about my monitoring solution, or stack. To answer that I should let you know how I got to use that solution. It is one thing to rattle off your current stack of software, I would rather show you how…
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April 28, 2018 3

My belief with Education and Technology

I have been working in education for the last 15 years. And one thing I have found throughout all of the schools I work on that their seems to be a drive to have amazing technology systems. Yet sometimes this comes at a huge cost… and I would rather that money is left in the…
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April 21, 2018 1