Welcome to NERIC’s 31st Annual Regional Technology Awareness Day!

Our theme is Embracing Wellness in the Digital Age with a focus on promoting security, privacy, balance and wellness as educators and students navigate today’s connected world.

We hope you enjoy the day collaborating with colleagues and use #TechADay on Twitter to share your experiences!

CTLE professional development credits are offered for this event to those who register through Frontline. This registration step is the ONLY way credits can be obtained. We will have a CTLE station set up at the entrance of the vendor expo.
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Friday, December 13 • 8:45am - 9:30am
Open Source Software in K-12 IT for Flexibiltiy, Security and Savings

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In this session targeted at Tech Directors, the benefits of Open Source Software are demonstrated.  Get a taste of what is possible with zero monetary software or licensing cost, and with extreme flexibility including the following:
- Help Ticket System
- Next Generation Firewall with application visibility
- Massively Scalable Search, Analytics, and Dashboarding system for correlating logs, data and events from various systems including:
    -Server events and logs
    -Network Traffic
    -Wireless Network events
    -Security Alerts
- Monitoring System to ensure servers are up and services are available including web applications such as I-Ready, SchoolTool and others
- Complete Network Traffic Monitoring
- Network bootable computer imaging solution
- Guest / Student Wireless Network Access Control with sign in options including Google, Email registration SMS registration, and many more
- Storage for providing file level storage, block level storage and object level storage for use cases including virtualization datastores, general file sharing and others while providing features such as
    -Clustering and High Availability
    -Software Defined Storage Policies
    -High data resiliency
- Virtualization with all the features you would expect including
    - full vms and containers
    - shared storage
    - clustering for high availability
    - live migration

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Jarrod Baker

Tech Director, Fonda-Fultonville Central School District
Tech Directory at Fonda-Fultonville Central School District

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Fonda-Fultonville Central School District

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Friday December 13, 2019 8:45am - 9:30am EST
State Room