Telehub 1.0

DLC TELEHUB

Telehub 1.0



Telehub 1.0




Vision
“Creating Giant Steps… Together”


Mission,
Cover the community with networked “Satellite Centers” where students and other community residents can go to work on their homework assignments and projects, using the latest computer technology, within walking distance if their homes.


Funding
Allied Signal -- 1990
$25,000 --> Enable creation of first computer lab. 15 x386sx PC and a print server
Microsoft Donated Software. User Licenses, Servers, Desktop Applications



General Electric - 1998
$20,00--> Lab 2 & Server Room Expansion

Sprint - 2000 - May
$100,000
93 Endpoints -- 7 Sites



Department of Education- 2002
$300,000
216 Endpoints -- 15 Sites 180" Ft Communication Tower -- Network Extension with VPN Technologies



Documents
2000 Youth Opportunity Program Applciation
Research Aide for Verbiage Used Original RFP
2000 - SPRINT Funded Wiring Program
2000 May - RFP for Sprint Funds


Lesson Learned


  • Dumb Terminals --> Premise Validated: Virtualization Reduces Cost of Ownership

  • Need for License Links -- Links connectivity lost due to spectrum congestion

  • Funding Sources for New Technology

  • Wireless Network Extension utilizing VPN Technology

  • Existence of Community Passion for Projects of Need
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