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IT 4K – an IT operations partnership serving local governments in southern
Over the three-year contract period, IT 4K is planning for a stepwise technology update where the new networking solution will be implemented, designed and supported by
The purpose of the investment is to build for the future and meet projected needs for increased networking capacity, with the greatest demand coming from schools. Public schools covered by the IT 4K partnership, with a total of 13,500 pupils, increasingly rely on cloud-based platforms. Viewing of high-definition video is also growing rapidly, adding to the load on city networks and Internet links – a trend which seemingly will continue.
“The benefits with our IT 4K partnership come both from coordinated purchasing and from jointly-managed operations. We now get a highly scalable solution, while also building a more cohesive infrastructure which helps us reduce costs for operations and maintenance,” says Johan Thümmel, IT Manager at IT 4K.
The existing network infrastructure comprises a large amount of switches and wireless access points, with equipment from multiple brands. New wireless networks will now be deployed using Huawei AirEngine products supporting the Wi-Fi 6 standard, which provide up to a fourfold increase in throughput when compared with Wi-Fi 5, while also being more energy efficient. The performance gains are particularly notable under heavy network load, resulting in faster response times and enhanced user experience.
The core network connecting various public entities and offices will also be upgraded, when
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IT 4K is a co-op partnership between local governments in southern
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