Meeting Reminders:

The next Technology Advisory Committee Meeting is Thursday December 3rd, 2015 at 9:00am. 


Cisco Phone Upgrade Program

Due to the large number of older handsets currently being utilized by our consortium, Cisco has put together a special program offering greater than 50% discounts on specific new phone models when trading in an old Cisco 7900 series phone.  This program is available to all NEOnet customers through our group purchasing program.  For additional information please reach out to zolla[at]neonet[dot]org.


Automated Student Account Creation

After many years of discussion and multiple requests from our customers, NEOnet is now offering automated student account creation for any district currently utilizing NEOnet’s free hosted Active Directory service.  This automated process monitors DASL for new student accounts being created, and will in turn create a student account inside Active Directory.  When coupled with our Google AD sync and password sync, the account process can be completed automated.  If you are not currently utilizing NEOnet’s free hosted Active Directory service and are interested in more information, please reach out to zolla[at]neonet[dot]org.


Google AD Sync and Password Sync

As part of our free hosted Active Directory service, NEOnet is now offering Google AD sync and password sync.  This service allows us to synchronize the Active Directory organizational unit structure, usernames and passwords between AD and Google Apps for Education.  This free managed service takes the burden off the school district and simplifies the administration of accounts.  The synchronized Organization Unit structure between AD and Google Apps for Education also makes account management simple and familiar in both environments.  All password resets, either by the user or the district administrator, can be done in AD making in the single source of account management.  If you are currently a NEOnet hosted Active Directory service customer and would like to implement this, please reach out to networkhelp[at]neonet[dot]org and we will get that started for you.


If you have any questions or need any additional details please don’t hesitate to reach out to me via email zolla[at]neonet[dot]org.

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