General Chat Thread, Technician / Computer Ratio in General; Originally Posted by mrbios
1200 Students Year 7 - Year 13
150 Staff - only about...2 IT competent
550 Student ...
25th August 2011, 12:29 PM #46
Update now that the summers nearly over
Originally Posted by mrbios
Now down to 5 physical servers, which are all VM hosts. vmotion enabled with all the servers now running off iSCSI.
EDIT: oh also + about 30 more PCs on last year too.
26th August 2011, 08:29 AM #47
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One of the SLT is a Mac fan-boy and was determined to get them for CDT, Media, Music and Art. Costs us way too much in broken hardware (yes mac do break), stress, time (down to stupid staff and students) and software. Tech hate them as we have to install a VPC so they can run their software, so why did they get them in the first place! Art only use photo shop so could have spent £700 per system on top of the range PCs, they cant get used to them and would have preferd PCs.
Originally Posted by glennda
He assured us that iMacs were industry standard in Video and Photo Editing, Music production and Design and tech. We have had several students return to us from uni saying they all use PCs!!! Complete waste of money, time and bother if you ask me. But then again its something I can put on my CV!
18th March 2012, 10:34 PM #48
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I use to do these calculations when working as an Architect in the IT Outsourcing industry.....
1:200 for Student devices and 1:125 for Staff devices....
Thin Clients get up to 1:800 (assuming a swap out model)....
But...there are also a lot of other factors to take into account when getting the actual fte ratios
I have not included any AV work in here as yet....
see picture attached.
Last edited by rbance; 18th March 2012 at 10:36 PM.
15th February 2013, 04:34 PM #49
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1 High School, 1 Freshman Center, 2 Middle Schools, 6 Elementary Schools, and 2 Administrator Buildings
Over 5,000 Computer (Mostly Laptops). Projectors in ever room. Smartboards, Mimios, and clickers all off over the place. One on One Initiative for 9,10,11 every student has a laptop all the time and they take home. Kids at home using cyber program with district laptops. Every teacher has a district Laptop.
2 Network guys
Will be adding another 2,000 Laptops and 500 ipads this summer and will have 9.10.11. and 12 grades all with one for one and no we are not hiring anyone.
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