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Safe, smart and connected schools. We equip schools with resilient networks, unified security, rapid communication and immersive audiovisual technology.

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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

Upper St. Clair School District - USC Hi
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Connected Classrooms

For Blended 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.  

  • Interactive Promethean Smart Boards

  • Hybrid Classrooms

  • Remote Desktop at Scale

  • Wi-Fi Infrastructure

Data Racks to Access Points

Safe & Reliable Networks

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

  • In-House Cellular

  • Cybersecurity Fabric

  • Network Management

West Liberty University - Alcatel-Lucent

Audiovisual Integrations

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

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Central Valley School District - Alcatel

Voice 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

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Case Studies

News Articles

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