2HistoryNetworld Solutions has been providing IT consulting and engineering services in Southern California since 1994.Networld Solutions specializes in Education and Information Technology assessment, strategic planning, budgeting, and managing large-scale information technology projects for school districts.Networld Solutions is a Services Only consulting and engineering firm. We do not sell hardware.Our consulting methodology is based on PMI, ITIL and Industry Best Practices.Clients include:Big – Los Angeles Unified, San Diego Unified, Riverside UnifiedSmall – Santa Monica Unified, Del Mar Unified, Cypress Unified
3Technology in Education Digital ClassroomsWireless CampusesIP TelephonyVideo SecurityCloud Computing/Virtual DesktopData Center Virtualization
4Technology Modernization Ed Tech and IT Strategic PlanningTechnology Implementation PlanningDivision 27 Communications StandardsImplementation OversightTechnology Program Management
5The ProcessIT Needs Analysis and Plan Development process modeled after the PMBOK and ITIL.
6Site Networking Standards LAN (Local Area Network) Connects locations within a site at high speedBackbone CablingHorizontal CablingCore & Edge SwitchesDefinitionsMDF – Main Distribution FrameIDF – Intermediate Distribution FrameIDFMDFIDF2
7WAN Connectivity Wide Area Network Connects distant sites via telecommunications linksEvery school in the district is connected to the WANThe WAN is connected to the InternetInternet100 MbpsSchool Sites1Gbps
8Wireless NetworkingCurrent standard g provides 54Mbps wireless access to the LANEmerging standard n will provide up to 248Mbs wireless access to the LANA full class of approximately 32 wireless computers can connect via one access point.Laptop Cart
10Communications Standards VoIP Applications Emergency Outbound MessagingEnhanced 911Zonal/Smart PagingDirectory ServicesUnified MessagingSoft PhonePC/Video ConferencingCall Center Management
11Security Access Control Intrusion Detection Video Security (Surveillance)
12Data CenterCampus facility for core infrastructure for computing, telecommunications, voice communicationsEnvironmentally controlledSecurePower ProtectionVirtualization StrategyDisaster Recovery and Business Continuity StrategyEconomies of Scale
13Technology Sustainability IT – Information Technology SupportOperations and Maintenance of Networks, Computing Infrastructure and Administrative Information SystemsEd Tech – Educational Technology SupportSupport for instructional applications of technology and technology professional development.
14Planning ProcessIterative process focused on Business Needs, and Feasibility in support of IT Vision and Objectives
18IT GovernanceIT governance elevates technology decision-making to its business fundamentals. It provides a methodology to define technology needs and therefore, impact business effectiveness.Tech Advisory CommitteeOther Tech StakeholdersTechnology Standards CommitteeTechnology Standards BoardTechnology StandardsTitleDescriptionBaselinesMetricsRemedy
19Strategic Plan Development Development of the IT Vision, happens through an interactive process with Murray City’s leadership and Stakeholders. Networld Solution’s Technology Consultant will work with Murray City through the following process:Define Murray City’s Strategic Objectives as related to Information Technology, and technology-based systems using SWOT analysis.From the Objectives, the team will identify Business Needs.A formal review of the Business Needs are presented to the Project committee for confirmation.From Business Needs, technology-based Systems are identified to support these needs.The feasibility study is performed and systems are prioritized. The feasibility study will seek to understand the Murray City’s near- and long-term fiscal environment.The final deliverable of this phase is the IT Vision document which will state the Murray City’s technology objectives, needs and long-range plan.
25Communications Standards IP Telephony – aka Voice-Over IP (VoIP) Telephone is a network device (just like a computer, printer or server)Plugs into classroom network dropsConnects to network switchesOne logical PBX for the whole districtCan be programmed for specialized functions
26Strategic Vision – IT Systems Integrated Student Information SystemsClassroom AdministrationReportingData WarehouseData Driven Decision Making
28San Diego UnifiedSan Diego Unified School District Long-Range Technology Strategic Planning – Networld Solutions Technology Consultant Darryl Vidal has provided technology strategic planning services to SDUSD for almost 20 years. Darryl has been intimately involved in technology components for the district’s $2.1 billion Proposition “S” Bond Program approved by voters November 2008.Virtual Classroom – Darryl has been involved in planning and development of standardized digital classroom environments as well as the district’s strategic initiative for Virtual Classrooms.VoIP Cost Analysis and Justification – IP Telephony implementation planning and pilot programs. Darryl was involved in the development of district-wide IP Telephony implementation planning including hardware redundancy architecture, voic , and unified messaging.Wireless LANs – Darryl has been involved in campus-wide wireless network planning and implementation including standards for authentication and encryption.Data Center & Server Virtualization – Darryl has developed the district’s long-range plan for data center consolidation and server virtualization.
29Santa Monica – Malibu Unified Darryl has been designated Ed Technology Consultant for SMMUSD’s Measure BB Bond Program. Darryl has successfully developed technology standards and implemented:Secondary and Elementary level SMART CLASSROOMSSystematically upgraded Campus-wide networks to 1GbpsImplemented District-Wide Fiber MAN connectivity throughout Santa Monica and Malibu schools sitesDesigned and Implemented standards for Campus-Wide Wireless schoolsWorked with Architects to develop standards for Libraries and Virtual ClassroomsDesigned and (currently in implementation) Data Center, Disaster Recovery, and Virtualization StrategiesProvide recommended IT and Instructional Support models.
30Beverly Hills UnifiedDarryl is the Acting IT Manager working directly for the Asst. Superintendent of Business.Darryl has managed the district in LAN/WAN integration, VoIP implementation and Wireless Campuses.Darryl has developed BHUSD’s technology standards for Digital Classrooms.