Thursday, April 23, 2009

IBM Wins Smart Education Wireless Contract

IBM has been awarded a services contract by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training to implement wireless connectivity across 463 secondary schools under the Australian Federal Government's Digital Education Revolution initiative. Under the contract, valued at AU$70m, IBM will roll out secure, scalable wireless connectivity at public secondary and central schools, providing more than 200,000 students and around 25,000 teachers with enhanced teaching and learning opportunities. IBM will build an Aruba-based wireless solution.