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  1. Managing Total Storage in Schools

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    , 12th February 2014 at 02:21 PM
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    One (of many) things that created discussion from my last blog post was the total amount of storage we provide to our users in school. Unlike some schools we do not limit quotas for user or shared areas but we do keep it very well maintained via automated and manual processes. Many people seemed to be surprised our total data store was only 500GB for a school with over 1,000 users. People mentioned figures such as 5tb to 20tb of storage which seemed very large to me. Some other network ...

    Updated 12th February 2014 at 03:14 PM by zag

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  2. Stable ICT systems in Schools

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    zag
    , 4th February 2014 at 10:51 AM
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    I've been doing this job for many years and one of the biggest targets I have had in that time is to make our entire ICT ecosystem "Stable". By this I mean that things work as they should in a classroom or for our admin staff and dont break too often. In fact when something breaks it should be a surprise or an extraordinary event, not something that inevitably just happens. We all see jobs of "the projector is broken" or "the hard disk died" but these ...

    Updated 4th February 2014 at 11:51 AM by zag

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