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Educational institutions have some unique needs in the realm of IT products and services. Schools often have multiple labs with hundreds to thousands of workstations and laptops that are all under constant use by staff and students. Federal regulations, including the CIPA act, create additional technology needs. IT staff in schools must always be diligent about their network, its users, security and content getting accessed on a daily basis.

Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. participates heavily in the education spaces throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. We offer many value-added services at no charge to K-12 schools, charter schools, libraries, community colleges and universities in the region and participate extensively with the state DPI (Department of Public Instruction) agencies that govern our schools.

 

Key Technology Solutions


Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. has identified key products and technologies that are popular with State and Local agencies. For all services and solutions provided by Carolina Advanced Digital, visit our Services and Solutions pages.

Networking Hardware
Schools were quick to realize the value of HP Networking; a product line offering unmanaged and managed switches, routers, core switches, wireless devices and management software for your entire network. HP Networking equipment costs much less than competitors and most of their line includes Free Lifetime Warranty and Free Lifetime Updates.

Bandwidth Management
Content filtering and bandwidth management are quickly becoming a mandatory part of school networks. Each day you block something new and each day the kids find a way around it. These two technologies provide similar end results, but the method and capabilities are different. We help you understand how to use these technologies to get the most benefit and security.

Content Filtering
Content filtering and bandwidth management are quickly becoming a mandatory part of school networks. Each day you block something new and each day the kids find a way around it. We offer both integrated security solutions (with software-based content filtering) as well as stand-alone content filtering appliances that interface directly with Active Directory to give you the most control and reporting capabilities.

Security, Firewalls & VPNs
Carolina Advanced Digital offers a variety of security products and services for our education customers, including firewalls, VPNs and SSL-VPN appliances.

Client Management
When it comes to provisioning, updating, managing and de-provisioning PCs, we have several solutions to make your life easier and keep you in compliance. From imaging to pushing packages, there are many options available individually or as a suite.