NAG Meeting - Wayne RESA

Report
NAG Meeting
October 29, 2014
Agenda
Welcome
 New technical staff member – Amanda Berlin
 Dialog on Web Filtering Requirements
 E-Rate 2.0 - Opportunities
 Review TRIG Deadlines
 Tech Topics
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 AT&T
ASE service
 AT&T ISP
 206 addressing
Web Filtering
Contract for M86/Trustwave expiring
 Approaches to RFP
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Develop specifications
 Release
Consortium RFP
 Purchase a solution
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Potential TRIG Initiative
 Better
pricing
 Several solutions may be available
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All at great savings
 Use
the SPOT Bid process
 Timelines compatible with ours
Web Filtering Requirements
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Chromebook and Mobile device support
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Off network/home support
Interest in mobile device management?
 Add
on for some solutions
 Integrated administration
UTM/Integrated Solutions – replace firewall
 Licensing by student count –
 Level of inspection
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SSL
 Peer to Peer
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Web Filtering Requirements 2
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Authentication methods
Web portal
 Overrides
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Administration
Distributed vs. local
 Ease of use
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Reporting
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Local vs central
IPv6 support – end of NAT
Web Filtering Requirements 3
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Categories
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Sub categories such as education.music
Hardware
Performance and scaling
 Connection – In Line or span port
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 Proxy
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Length of contract
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Last 2 contracts – 4 years
 Too
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long!
Hardware guarantee for life of contract
Web Filtering 4
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Your requirements
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Your interest in participation
E-Rate 2.0
Greatest change in 17 years (C1 and C2)
 Emphasis on broadband connectivity
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Decrease interest/funding in legacy services
 All
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Voice
WiFi funding opportunities for all
 Over
5 years
 Funding priority – highest need first
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No change except 85% max discount
 Opportunity
for state or consortium RFP for
infrastructure
 Wayne RESA LOA allows for C2 filings
E-Rate 2.0
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Training Opportunities
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TRIG Project
 Mini-workshops
and future webinars
Possible AT&T sponsored session locally
 Working with your consultant
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 Helps
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if you understand the new rules
Program highlights
Excepts from several presentations follow
 Expect more follow up
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E-Rate 2.0 Changes
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E-rate support will be
eliminated for:
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Paging
Email
Web hosting
Voice mail
Directory assistance
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MAEDS 2014
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Text messaging
Custom calling features
Direct inward dialing
(“DID”)
900/976 call blocking
Inside wire
maintenance plans
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E-Rate 2.0 Changes
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Phased out support for voice including:
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MAEDS 2014
Local & long distance phone service (POTS)
800 service
Satellite telephone
Centrex
Wireless telephone service, including cellular
Voice over IP
Circuits dedicated to providing voice services
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Triple R Consultants
Each eligible school or school district is eligible for a budgeted
amount of Category 2 (C2) support over a five year funding cycle.
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Budget Amounts: Each eligible school or school district is eligible for (C2)
support up to a pre-discount amount of $150.00 per student over a five-year
funding cycle
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The (C2) budget amount includes any other applications filed by the applicant, or by
other organizations on their behalf, such as consortia
Applicants can request more than their C2 budget amount, however, the
commitment/reimbursement amount will be capped based on the school’s budgeted
pre-discount amount
Five Year Funding Cycle: Each eligible school or school district is eligible for
a total available budget less any support received in the prior four funding years
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Excludes any support received prior to FY2015
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Resets the 2-5 rule dates
Funding Floor: Each eligible school or school district is eligible for (C2)
support up to at least a pre-discount amount of $9,200.00 over a five-year
funding cycle
Triple R Consultants
Recommendations
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Plan ahead and think Wi-Fi deployments in the next 1-5
years
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Identify needs for Category 2 services implementation
within the 5 Year Budget Cycle
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Adjust Telecommunications budgets for legacy services
phase-down beginning 2015
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Comply with all other E-rate rules that are still in effect
such as competitive bid requirements
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Continue to monitor any amendments and upcoming
changes to Forms related to the E-rate Modernization
Order (14-99)(DA:13-184)
TRIG Deadlines
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November 14
MTRAx update
 Consortium participation (MEGS+)
 TRIG requirements (MEGS+)
 Spring Testing – Paper/Pencil waiver
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 Extended
by 1 week
 Additional clarification due out 11/6
Tech Topics
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AT&T
ASE installs – moving slow
 ISP service
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 BGP

Routing now with Merit
Need to address in 206 space to use AT&T
 Technical

routing issues over the last few weeks
Resolved

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