The simple route to BYOD success (Infographic)

The Simple Route to BYOD SuccessLike many schools and colleges, BYOD is probably on your to-do list – but are you struggling to find the time to do the research and plan your launch strategy? CSE OneStep BYOD is a new approach to make BYOD implementation simple and stress-free. So how do we do it? CSE’s team of consultants can ... Read More

Keeping an eye on Biometrics

Keeping an eye on Biometrics Biometrics looks set to become commonplace in everyday life; it’s built into our smartphones or used to identify people as they arrive at international airports, among many other things. And with the news last week that digital bank Atom will be the first to use biometrics in place of passwords for online banking, it’s a ... Read More

Project Notes: Henry Box School, Witney

Taking a closer look at some of our recent projects. School: Location: Number of pupils: Henry Box School Witney, Oxfordshire 1300Major IT infrastructure update at Henry Box School, WitneyOver the summer we worked with the ICT team at Henry Box School to implement a significant infrastructure update, including moving their system to a new server room, and future-proofing with new ... Read More

The University of Birmingham School: Doors open on a brand new ICT system

The University of Birmingham School: doors open on a brand new ICT systemMonths of planning and hard work are over and the big day has arrived! As the impressive University of Birmingham School opens its doors for the first time, an equally impressive new ICT network is ready for action. Pupils and staff arrived ready for the new term in ... Read More

The University of Birmingham School: Installation Progresses

The University of Birmingham School: Installation ProgressesThe University of Birmingham School is opening next month and promises to be a pioneering institution – the first secondary University Training School in the country. CSE have been selected to provide comprehensive IT services, from installing their complete ICT network to ongoing site-based support. As the start of term approaches things are getting ... Read More

Got it covered? How we use wireless mapping to eliminate dead spots

Got it covered? How we use wireless mapping to eliminate dead spots.You’ve got the tablets and laptops. You’ve got staff on board. And you’ve got plenty of bandwidth to support the web traffic. But have you got a good enough wireless set up? It’s as integral a part of a good BYOD infrastructure as any of the above, so how ... Read More

12 ideas to help you get your network into shape this summer

12 ideas to help you get your network into shape this summerSummer holidays? Maybe for some, but if you’re a network manager it’s time to get to work! So how can we best utilise the longest period of downtime we get in the academic calendar? Here are some ideas for improving your network while you are student-free. 1 Update your ... Read More

A simple guide to Wireless 11ac Wave 2 upgrades

A simple guide to Wireless 11ac Wave 2 upgrades We’ve known Wireless 11ac Wave 2 has been on the horizon for a couple of years now. There is enormous potential benefit in implementing this new super-fast wireless in schools and colleges, not least due to the increasing popularity of BYOD. It will become much easier to cope with the new ... Read More

Is your network ready for iPad deployment?

Is your network ready for iPad deployment?The iPad recently passed its fifth birthday. In half a decade it has defined a new product category (that we didn’t even know we needed!) and became the essential gadget for many: from boardrooms to production lines; living rooms to aeroplanes, tablets have infiltrated every part of modern life. Our sector is no different ... Read More

5 Steps to BYOD Success

5 steps to BYOD success Like many schools and colleges, BYOD is probably on your to-do list. So as the Easter ‘holidays’ start, now is the perfect time to stop talking and start making it happen. Our five point plan is based on implementing BYOD with Magellan – our universal education portal – which has been designed as a single ... Read More