The Technical Services Division provides leadership for school districts to plan, implement, upgrade and maintain technology in the schools. This includes technical assistance with budget planning, hardware and software procurement as well as staff development and training. Consortium purchasing for school districts includes Internet, computers, networking hardware, computer software, audio/video products, instructional aids such as interactive white boards, etc.
Orange-Ulster BOCES Technical Support Service is dedicated to provide latest technology to its component districts. The state-of-the-art, secure data center strategically located at Regional Education Center at Arden Hill continues to meet the growing data security and access demands of our component districts.
All power into the data center is fully redundant, including backup generator power.
Cutting-edge technologies allow fall-over to a backup connection in less than 7 seconds in the event of a fiber cut, avoiding any perceived interruption.
On-site personnel are trained and available to provide immediate support if the need arises.
Safety features, including a comprehensive fire control system are in place.
Current technology conserves energy.
Facility has been designed and re-purposed to support state-of-the-art infrastructure.
Component school districts are provided continuous operation, continuous support, security and flexibility.