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Infrastructure

Infrastructure projects are planned and implemented to provide a robust and sustainable network environment in support of Digital Repository, Mobile Learning, 21st Century Skills/Interactive, On-Demand Training/Blended Learning, CTE Lab Updates and other initiatives.

  
Description
  
collapse Primary Project : Infrastructure Improvements ‎(2)
Various Network Appliance Upgrades

All network components within each FCS school has been upgraded to improve capacity, stability and bandwidth.

As the district continues to leverage technology in the classroom this work will continue to be evaluated for further improvements.

Ongoing as required
FCS Internet TV Protocol (IPTV) Project

Phase one of this  project facilitated the migration from traditional coaxial cable TV to a centrally managed, network based system to deliver cable television to the classroom and other areas at FCS school sites and administrative buildings.

Phase two will integrate with the integrated projector project.

In Process - Timelines in Development
collapse Primary Project : MS Enterprise License Agreement ‎(3)
Annual MS License Agreement Renewal for 2012

The annual renewal of Fulton County Schools agreement with Microsoft to provide operating system, software, MS Office Suite, and other MS applications.

Completed 2nd Qtr 2012
Annual MS License Agreement Renewal for 2013

The annual renewal of Fulton County Schools agreement with Microsoft to provide operating system, software, MS Office Suite, and other MS applications.

Completed 2nd Qtr 2013
Annual MS License Agreement Renewal for 2014, 2015
The annual renewal of Fulton County Schools agreement with Microsoft to provide operating system, software, MS Office Suite, and other MS applications.
Completed 2nd Qtr 2014, Completed 2nd Qtr 2015
collapse Primary Project : Network Printer Refresh ‎(2)
Network Printer Refresh for 2013

This is a multi-phase project to upgrade the approximately 2,800 printers currently in use.

Phase one replaced 317 network printers in FCS schools. Every elementary school received three network printers, middle schools received four network printers and each high school received five network printers.

Completed 2nd Qtr 2013
Network Printer Refresh for 2014
Phase two of the printer refresh project resulted in the replacement of  332 legacy network printers in FCS schools. Every district elementary school received three new network printers, middle schools received four network printers and high schools received five network printers.
Completed 4th Qtr 2014
collapse Primary Project : Network Redundancy Improvements (WAN) ‎(1)
FCS Wide Area Network (WAN) Project

​An effort to identify and contract with a qualified provider of network architecture, redundancy, and maintenance services in support various infrastructure projects such as IPTV, VoIP, MDM and other instructional and operational programs at faster speeds and reliability

2nd Qtr 2016
collapse Primary Project : Project Management Support ‎(2)
Technical Writer
​Technical writer who assists in the developing the technical requirements for various RFPs
Ongoing as required
Project Managers

​Project management resources responsible for guiding the delivery of various SPLOST related technology projects.

Ongoing as required
collapse Primary Project : SAP Enterprise Improvements ‎(2)
PCG/Fulton Connect Implementation

​Develop and provide data feeds to  support the ongoing use of the districts instructional management system, FultonConnect.​

Completed 1st Qtr 2013
SharePoint 2013 Upgrade

​An effort to improve the district's web platform to enhance school to parent and district to parent communication.

Completed 1st Qtr 2014
collapse Primary Project : School Network & Wireless Improvements, and VoIP ‎(3)
School Network Upgrade Project

All network components within each FCS school has been upgraded to improve capacity, stability and bandwidth.

As the district continues to leverage technology in the classroom this work will continue to be evaluated for further improvements.

Completed 2nd Qtr 2014
School Wireless Upgrade Project

An implementation to refresh legacy school wireless infrastructure equipment with modern equivalents for increased capacity and improved performance in support of additional mobile devices on the FCS network.

Completed 2nd Qtr 2014
VoIP, Telephony and Unified Communcations Project

This project facilitated the migration from a traditional PBX phone system to a modern, network-based equivalent capable of telephone services and unified communications between voicemail, email, and other FCS platforms.

Completed 4th Qtr 2015
collapse Primary Project : Student PC, Classroom PC, and Lab PC Virtualization ‎(3)
Desktop Virtualization Project (Pilot)

An effort to explore virtualization functionality and capabilities between select employee workstations and associated mobile devices.

Ongoing as required
Student Desktop Refresh for 2012 - 2013 School Year

A district-wide computer refresh (approximately 10,000 units) of legacy desktop computers in FCS schools.

Completed 1st Qtr 2013
Growth Computers for Portable Classrooms (2013)

The district provided numerous technology devices to outfit portable classrooms as needed.

Ongoing as needed

Approximately $113,798,480 has been earmarked for this program