We are quickly creating a 10 year plan for our network infrastructure and I am seeking any assistance you can provide. We are a community college in the Dallas area (Plano area to be exact) serving approximately 12,000+ credit students each semester. We have six sites spread across the county. Four are connected by a 6Ghz microwave system and the other two by landlines (voice, data and video). The long term goal will be to connect the sites by fiber if we can find a provider of dark (or possibly lit) fiber in the future. We plan on upgrading the campus infrastructures as budgets allow. The current oldest is FDDI, the newest is Gigabit Ethernet.
If in my quest for brevity, I've left out any details you would need to respond, please feel drop me a note and I'll fill them in. Please don't worry about cost at this time. We are just worrying about providing service to our clients. We'll deal with the dollars when we actually implement the plan.
Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
Chief Information Systems Officer
Collin County Community College District
McKinney, TX 75070
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