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New Internet Filter Timeline of Events 
July 7, 2017
iBoss hardware arrived.
Due to the network upgrades installation would need to wait until that is completed.

June 29, 2017
Purchase order was written to order iBoss

June 27, 2017
Decided iBoss would be the solution for the SACS internet filter.

June 16, 2017
Installed the new Lightspeed udpates and started testing

June 13, 2017
Attended a Lightspeed seminar to learn about their recent updates.

May 2017
Finalists for the internet filter solutions:

May-June, 2017
Researched iBoss with the desire to do a pilot test.
Concluded we would test iBoss going live in July.

March 14 - May 14, 2017
Configured Securly and tested with student accounts.
Tested for 60 days.

December 2016
Due to issues with Lightspeed internet filtering over the past few years, CMT started researching new internet filter solutions in December of 2016.

A total of 7 internet filter solutions were researched. Three of them would be selected as finalists for testing.

Eliminate existing issues with Lightspeed.
Maintain the features of Lightspeed.
Add capabilities we don't have with Lightspeed.
Provide redundancy to our internet filter to minimize outages. This will include an internet based filter for home filtering.
Provide a scalable solution as SACS increases bandwidth. In other words, the system is cable of supporting additional bandwidth. 

Posted by DCHASE On 13 September, 2017 at 2:52 PM  

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