• Network Services

    Olympic ESD Network Services provides a variety of services to school districts, as well as other local governmental agencies such as a fire departments, port districts and libraries.  The department is the primary data and video contact for the K-20 network for greater Olympic Peninsula schools.   Network Services provides yearly contract and hourly-rate services.  Network Services staff are based in Bremerton and Port Angeles.

    • Local area network infrastructure component installation and support: routers, switches, firewalls.
    • Use of protocol analyzers and traffic meters to measure network system health and perform troubleshooting.
    • Troubleshooting and maintenance of fiber optic equipment.
    • Wireless, with expertise in Ruckus and Ubiquiti solutions. 
    • Software installation and troubleshooting.
    • Operating system installation and upgrades.
    • PC, Chromebook and Macintosh platforms.
    • SBAC, MAP online assessment client software installations. 
    • Microsoft Windows Server and Linux products supported.
    • Basic file and print server support is included in a Network Services contract.
    • Applications servers supported include Destiny library software, Success Maker, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft System Center.
    • Microsoft Office 365.
    • Needs assessment, configuration, installation, logging services and maintenance. Specializing in Fortinet solutions.
    • Network Services provides district-wide or school-wide top-down analysis of network, server, and desktop infrastructure, providing a set of written recommendations for growth and restructuring.
    Network Tech Staff Forums and Technical Training Sessions
    • Network Services provides technology forums and technical training sessions periodically throughout the school year. These are held on a variety of subjects which are targeted toward both field-level technical support level and end-users. Past technical support oriented subjects covered have been wireless networking, server technologies, firewalls, security, and student data access.  Examples of user-level trainings are Microsoft Excel, Google Classroom, Sharepoint and Zoom videoconferencing.