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Technology Services

In support of student learning, our district has approximately 1200 laptop and desktop computers and several hundred tablets and IPads. About one third of those are leased and refreshed on a 4 year lease. The remainder are either donated from government offices and the BC Technology for Learning Society, or were purchased from previous leases. Over 30 physical servers are located throughout our schools and in the board office. Each server hosts several virtual servers using VMWare. Nearly every classroom in our district has a SMART board and digital projector.

Over 60 virtual servers run the following functions:
  • web servers for each schools
  • email
  • email virus and spam firewall
  • digital fax
  • voicemail and phone system
  • digital PA and clocks
  • file and print services at each school
  • services to link with Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Education (G-Suite)
  • accounting and payroll on an HP I64 server
  • absence and substitute dispatch servers
  • HVAC monitoring services
  • wireless network control and monitor servers
  • wired network control and monitor
  • firewall management
  • backup and disaster recovery
  • Moodle
  • video security servers at 5 schools
  • Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager for system imaging, application deployment, antivirus management and much more (this also consists of a secondary server at each school to reduce bandwidth usage over the WAN)
    Bussing data and mapping
  • and more....

Malware and Spyware:

There are a lot more threats to computers besides viruses.  Viruses and Spyware and also now Malware.
Please have a look at these links to get more information and resources: