DENVER, Aug. 20, 2009 – Cherry Creek School District No. 5 (CCSD) will upgrade its schools and administrative offices to a dedicated fiber network designed by Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q). Using Qwest’s data networking solution, CCSD plans to consolidate existing technologies while offering students, parents, teachers and administrators greater access to the district’s resources to prepare students with 21st century skills.
Ben Startzer, chief information officer for Cherry Creek School District No. 5: "CCSD needed a network platform capable of delivering multiple technologies throughout the school system. With a dedicated fiber network, students and teachers can access the district’s educational resources from anywhere, at any time. The extra bandwidth will keep us at the forefront as technology continues to change how we educate."
Sharon Montgomery, vice president, Qwest Government and Education Solutions: "Technology is an essential part of today’s classroom experience, allowing teachers and students to approach learning in ways that previously were not possible. But it takes bandwidth, and Qwest’s data networking solutions help school districts promote innovative learning by giving students and teachers access to online learning resources."< RESOURCES
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