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Modern Voice and Network Solutions Help a School System Stay Connected

The Paradise Unified School District worked with TPx to install voice and SD-WAN solutions to support schools in the area. Failover and redundancy capabilities that TPx brought to bear helped connect schools, students and teachers following a natural disaster.

The Challenge

On the morning of November 8, 2018, Paradise Unified School District employees saw a large plume of smoke off in the distance. Their internet went down almost immediately. Within an hour or two of the fire starting, buildings within Paradise were on fire. The fire spread quickly leaving little in its wake. Over 95% of all the buildings in Paradise were destroyed. After the fire was over, Paradise Unified School District needed to rebuild.

Quick Facts

The school district supports seven schools in the Paradise, California area

Over 95% of the buildings in Paradise were destroyed by one of the deadliest wildfires in California history

The Opportunity

Paradise Unified School District reached out to TPx to get their schools back up and running quickly.

The Solution

The school district took advantage of TPx’s SD-WAN solution with a 4G backup that connected to their existing internet bandwidth along with phone and voice services.

Results + Benefits

Quickly after working with TPx all of their schools moved back to the Paradise area. Their IT was back up and running and in a single location, making it easy to manage. Most importantly the school district gained a partner that could help support their IT needs so their staff could focus on what’s happening in the classroom.

About Paradise Unified School District

Paradise Unified School District is located in Paradise, California at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The mission of Paradise Unified School District, as the educational leader of the community, is to graduate knowledgeable, productive, responsible citizens who are motivated to continue learning and are able to function successfully, with integrity, in a complex, changing world.
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“Working with TPx was super easy. It’s probably one of the smoothest product implementations that I’ve done since I’ve been here. I would recommend TPx because I feel like they have competent people providing competent solutions.”

Adam Vesley, IT Director

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