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Website by John Goodier
Independent ICT Consultant
Is your school stuck with Windows XP and wants to move to Windows 7 or maybe your school needs a quick and easy way to deploy Windows 7 desktops?
Multipoint Server from Microsoft could be the answer and at the same time save your school thousands of pounds.
About This site
This web site has been created to showcase the work and projects I have undertaken whilst working in education.
I have been involved in planning, installing and commissioning school ICT infrastructure,
servers, wireless and workstations for around six years and in that time have developed
a number of partnerships with specialist companies such as cabling, wireless, anti-
I have also been responsible for research and development within education and spotting openings in the market for new products and opportunities.
This site details some of the schools and companies I work with and offers testimonials
from school heads, ICT co-
Before becoming involved in education I worked for over 22 years in the IT service and business sector.
If you have any questions please contact me using the link below.
Moving to Windows 7
Is your school stuck in an XP rut and what you really want is to move up the Windows 7 but don't know how?
There are many options and it could be easier and cheaper then you think.
Wireless Your School
Laptop’s, Notebook, iPad’s and iPod’s. They all need to connect to your network, but will your current wireless access points have the capacity to cope?
Perhaps you are looking to upgrade or planning on installing a new wireless network in your school?
Backup, Servers and Storage
Is it time to upgrade your current curriculum file server? Moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 brings lots of new features and allows the easy management of Windows 7 desktops.
Don't forget to backup your data or even add some extra storage to your network.
Projects & Planning
Does your school want to move ICT forward but doesn't know what the next move should be.
There are many options, and some maybe cheaper or affordable then you might first think.
Moving forward and carefully choosing technology such as Ruckus Wireless, Media Streaming, File Server upgrades and iPads that can be projected onto a Smartboard. At a very cost effective price.
Ruckus Wireless, Media Streaming, In-
Moving on with ICT. Ipads, laptops and Windows 7 managed desktops. Media streaming now installed and files server upgraded to 2008 R2. All original equipment used, cost was minimal……
Moving ICT forward for special needs children with iPads, iPods, Windows 7 and Media streaming around the school.
Multipoint Server 2011, Free Open Source Digital Signage running from a Virtual Server, Laptops, Notebooks and Windows 7 Managed Desktops along with “In house” web design.
ICT@Dowson are now planning their next move.