Enabling Connected Learning
High-speed broadband infrastructure is critical to supporting education technology in today's K-12 and higher education environments. Powerful applications that enable remote learning, dispersed classroom collaboration and integration of digital content into everyday classes has dramatically increased the requirements of today's educational networks.
Sting Communications has been a key partner for school organizations and consortiums, especially those located in rural areas, where affordable broadband service has been limited. With the understanding that a cost-effective, secure, high-speed network is the key to leveraging technology to scale school improvement, Sting offers the experience and flexibility to support the increasing and ever-changing needs of administrators, educators, and students.
Sting has built MPLS Carrier Ethernet wide area networks that provide state-of-the-art service to schools, enabling distance education, high speed Internet, collaboration and improved content and curriculum delivery.
Sting Communications competitive advantages for education markets, include:
- Strong market experience serving school districts for more than a decade
- Engineering and network design for secure, cost-effective solutions
- Flexibility with technology, processes and people
- Project management expertise implementing high-speed networks
- Long-term relationships with account management focus
- Underserved and unserved market expertise
- eFund and eRate expertise
Sting provides consulting, network design and engineering, implementation services, network monitoring and management. Other offerings include managed services, hosting services, co-location, disaster recovery, VoIP, and video services.
Technology Benefits of MPLS Carrier Ethernet Networks for Education
- Cost Reduction
- Scalable Bandwidth
- Enhanced Performance and Applications
- Always available
- Shared Resources
- Content (sharing, hosting, creation, distribution)
- Video Distribution over IP
- Distance Education
- Dual homed Tier 1 Internet
- Dual homed Internet2 (www.Internet2.edu)