Behind every incredible school are safe classrooms and connected learning experiences. We equip schools with powerful networks, unified security, rapid communication and immersive audiovisual technology.

Safe, Smart & Connected Schools 

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“Thanks to the unified access design by DES, we now have a flexible, reliable and high-performing network that will meet the needs of our students and faculty in the years to come ”

Security & Surveillance

Keeping Kids Safe


A unified security platform is transformational for your facility operators. Gain complete visibility of cameras and door access. Combine that with your fobbing system, and control it all from a single pane of glass. 

  • IP Surveillance Cameras

  • Access Control & Intrusion Detection

  • Electronic Visitor Management

  • Wireless Locks

  • Automated School Lockdown

  • Emergency Mass Notifications

  • Networked Vape Detectors

Connected Classrooms

For Hybrid Learning


In the wake of COVID-19, schools are developing a contingency plan for a disruption-proof education. Our multimedia technology is designed to be versatile for both in class and remote learning.  

  • Promethean Boards

  • Hybrid Classrooms

  • Remote Desktop at Scale

  • Wi-Fi Infrastructure

Safe & Reliable Networks

From Data Rack to Access points

Classrooms, sports fields, parking lots, auditoriums. School campuses have a diverse areas, each with unique data requirements. We integrate the full product cycle: we install the structured cabling and the access points, and then overlay a robust cybersecurity fabric. As schools depend on remote learning, we ensure secure and accessible connectivity.   

  • Structured Cabling 

  • LAN & WAN Access Points

  • IP Phone Systems

  • In-House Cellular

  • Cybersecurity: Firewalls & Email security

Signage & Notifications

Communicate everywhere

Communicate easily with networked signage. Unify communications with clear signage including way-finding, news and alerts. Instantly deploy your communication channels for emergency notifications with a networked mass notification system.  

  • Video Walls  

  • Digital Signage

  • Mass Notification Systems


Connecting People & Places


Unify your staff and buildings with a networked phone system. Ensure fail-over routing and provide a seamless voice experience for parents, faculty and students. 

  • IP Phone Systems

  • In-House Cellular

  • Remote Users 

  • Conference Calls

  • Fail-over Protection


Case Studies

  • Central Valley School District's relationship with DES beyond buying products, services

    Dagostino Electronic Services is the trusted technology provider and systems integrator for the Central Valley School District in Beaver County.

  • Highly accessible camera system keeps Upper St. Clair School District secure

    DES has a longstanding and ongoing relationship with the Upper St. Clair School District and today is their preferred integrator of security and surveillance.

  • Unified network enhances student learning at Shady Side Academy

    Shady Side Academy replaced its aging multi-vendor environment with a robust and scalable unified wired and wireless network from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.

News Articles

  • How About a Career in STEM? DES High School Booth Goes Virtual

    What technology skills go into gameday experiences? Discover your options at Junior Achievement's Virtual Career Fair.

  • Ten K-12 Technologies Covered by CARES

    A listing of 10 strategic technology implementations that transform the school campus into a safe, sustainable, and educationally advanced environment. 

  • The DES Solution Toolkit for K-12

    What does the re-imagined school look like? It's a space that is seamlessly connected, with smart IP security and a versatile hybrid network.

  • STEM Students Use School Lab Software Virtually

    The computer lab is loaded with heavy software. The students are home with iPads. A network solution that provides seamless and systematic access to the school lab.

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