TP-Link Brings High-Performance Mesh Wi-Fi to High School

CUSTOMER PROFILE

 

Name: Gymnasium Vilshofen

Industry: Education

Capacity: 50 Classrooms

Users: About 800 daily average users (DAU), 5000 at events

Location: Professor-Scharrer-Str. 19, 94474 Vilshofen, Germany

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

The Vilshofen high school is a scientific, technological, and linguistic grammar school on the Danube in the Passau district in Lower Bavaria. Vilshofen high school is also a seminar school for English, German, history, geography, female sports, social studies, and economics. A team of about 75 teachers teaches approximately 720 students.
 

 

CHALLENGE

 

Vilshofen turned to TP-Link in December 2020 for a reliable networking solution to rebuild their network that would solve the following problems:

 

• Offer high-performance and stable internet access to every student, teacher, staff, and visitor, especially on event and activity days.

• Cover the impossible cable-wired “dead zones” with stable Wi-Fi.

• Easy and centralized management for one staff member.

• Two separate networks, one for students and the other for teachers & administrative staff.

• Meet the high network requirements with a limited budget.

 

 

SOLUTION

 

TP-Link provided a suitable networking solution that met all of the demands and overcame the inconveniences brought about by COVID-19.

 

The Solution Topology of Gymnasium Vilshofen

 

Network Deployment

Sixty EAP245, MU-MIMO dual-band ceiling mount AP, provided a full-covered wireless network to every classroom, conference room, and office. The Mesh function lifts the Wi-Fi coverage effortlessly into “dead zones” without additional wiring.

 

Satisfied High Performance

The entire school enjoys stable and reliable wireless connections when they move between classrooms and offices. As the network gets faster and stable, teachers convert to digital materials even more.

 

Secure, Personalized Access for Teacher and Students

Multiple SSIDs and VLAN functions personalize the network experience for teachers, staff, and students by enforcing specialized access policies that protect all private and sensitive data.

 

Easy Centralized Management

An OC200 centrally managed all EAPs. The network administrator can monitor network traffic in real-time, assign the configurations to EAPs in batches easily. Moreover, no special training or maintenance is required to manage the network, thanks to its easy-to-use interface.

 

Reliable and Timely Services

Even under the coronavirus situation, TP-Link still kept the quality of its service. Our European subsidiary and its local partners guaranteed the delivery and deployment, building a solid bridge between residents and other stakeholders with a strong sense of responsibility.

 

Cost-Effective Solution

TP-Link offered the best value and cost-to-benefit ratio when compared to other brands. With affordability, it delivered high-power Wi-Fi coverage, satisfying network speeds, and unfailing network stability.

 

 

RESULTS

 

The teachers, students, and staff in Vilshofen are delighted with the solution. There has been no downtime since the installation. TP-Link provided a stable, fully-covered, and easily-managed network. It has released the IT administrator from the exhausting and complicated management, brought convenience, and allows them to:

 

• Enjoy an optimized network experience and pay less attention to network maintenance or troubleshooting.

 

• Explores new teaching and learning methods and opportunities, such as using multimedia content during classes.

 

 

 

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