Woodfield Academy

1-99 Employees
Networking

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I’m convinced we made the right choice in selecting the Avaya wireless network solution.

– Daryl Schofield, ICT Manager, Woodfield Academy

Benefits

Increased Productivity
Network Scalability

Worcestershire Middle School Graduates to Improved Campus-Wide Wireless Solution

Opportunity

  • An insufficient number of standalone wireless access points frustrated staff, pupils and visitors
  • The existing wireless solution was expensive and unreliable, creating significant operational overhead and a lack of trust throughout the academy
  • The IT department strongly desired the ability to manage all wireless access points from a single central location

Solutions

  • Avaya Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) 9100
  • Avaya Ethernet Switches
  • Avaya WLAN Orchestration System

Value Created

  • The school’s new wireless solution supports 99 iPads - 65 shared by pupils for research and learning, and the rest for use by staff
  • Course registration is now accomplished electronically via iPads, in real-time
  • Mobile access to the school’s Information Management System allows staff to address illness or truancy immediately, helping ensure the best possible outcomes for pupils
  • The IT team centrally manages all wireless access points, increasing efficiency, and keeps abreast of emerging wireless standards via software-only upgrades to the APs

About

Woodfield Academy is a middle school located in Worcestershire, England. It caters to pupils between the ages of 9 and 13. The Academy prides itself on 'Helping Everyone Reach Their Potential' in a caring and nurturing environment. For more information visit www.woodfield.worcs.sch.uk/.

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Woodfield Academy is a middle school located in Worcestershire, England. It caters to pupils between the ages of 9 and 13. The Academy prides itself on 'Helping Everyone Reach Their Potential' in a caring and nurturing environment. For more information visit www.woodfield.worcs.sch.uk/.

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“I’m convinced we made the right choice in selecting the Avaya wireless network solution.”

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