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Empowering Schools With Insight That Helps Protect Their Communities

Empowering Schools With Insight That Helps Protect Their Communities

With the Parkland school shooting trial making headlines and the memory of the recent Uvalde, Texas, shooting in mind, there’s no more pressing a time than now to focus on school district campus-wide safety protocols. At Eastern DataComm, we’re as committed as ever to empowering school districts across the country to take proactive steps in […]

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Back-To-School: Considerations For Safety + Security In The New School Year

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A new school year is upon us. In light of the continuous string of headlines speaking to mass shootings and acts of violence taking place on campuses across the country, it’s important to focus on what can be done to ensure safety and security as we enter this academic year. Whether that means updating an […]

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Technology and the School Safety Ecosystem: Fostering Safer Schools

Technology and the School Safety Ecosystem: Fostering Safer Schools

There are a variety of channels that encompass the ‘safety ecosystem’ in schools. School safety and police officers, training, threat assessment, procedures and protocols for emergencies, compliance, and technology infrastructure essentials like emergency notification systems, video surveillance, and access control systems can all play a vital role in keeping schools and districts safe before, during, […]

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How Effective Emergency Notification Technology Responds To A Variety Of Emergencies

How Effective Emergency Notification Technology Responds To A Variety Of Emergencies

While we may hear about active shooter-related lockdowns most often, there are a variety of potential challenges for which a school can employ an emergency notification system. In fact, according to The U.S. Department of Education’s Building Blocks to School Safety Report, schools should have an emergency operations plan in place that considers all threats […]

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Paging, Bells, and Clocks: Synchronized Solutions for Educational Facilities

Paging, Bells, and Clocks: Synchronized Solutions for Educational Facilities

In a school community, each day is driven by the clock and bell schedule. That schedule can shift each day with special schedules, early dismissals, and other events. That’s why at Eastern DataComm, we provide comprehensive solutions for educational facilities to enhance daily communications and keep the daily routines your school depends on in sync. […]

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Is Your School District’s Phone System Compliant With New FCC Regulations?

Is Your School District’s Phone System Compliant With New FCC Regulations?

In light of two recent federal laws strengthening the effectiveness of emergency calls, many schools are taking a more critical look at their multiline telephone systems. Today, we’re sharing some of the key aspects of these two laws and an opportunity to better understand their impact while implementing changes that help ensure the safety and […]

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Honored With Mitel’s Education Partner Of The Year Award

Mitel’s Education Partner of the Year 2021

Eastern DataComm is proud to announce that we’ve been named Mitel’s Education Partner of the Year! Mitel, a global leader in business communications with users in over 100 countries, helps businesses and service providers connect and provide innovative services to their customers. Each year, Mitel recognizes the organizations that are leading the way with their […]

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Case Study: Park Ridge (NJ) School District

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District Implements Leading-Edge Communication And Emergency Notification Systems With Help From Eastern DataComm. The Park Ridge School District comprises three schools with more than 1,200 students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Events like Superstorm Sandy and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were shocking demonstrations of the need for reliable emergency notification and communications systems. […]

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Our Approach: How Eastern DataComm Is Transforming The Way Our Customers Leverage Safety And Communications Technology

Our Approach: How Eastern DataComm Is Transforming The Way Our Customers Leverage Safety And Communications Technology

Eastern DataComm provides schools, businesses, and municipalities nationwide with end-to-end solutions that are the right fit for their ever-evolving safety and communications needs. We have over 30 years of experience designing, installing, and maintaining safety and communications solutions for hundreds of our customers in the education, government, and business sectors. Whether you’re exploring: Telecommunications platforms […]

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Al Harnisch Interviewed on WCBS Newsradio’s Small Business Report with Joe Connolly

Al Harnisch, President of Eastern DataComm was recently interviewed by Joe Connolly of WCBS Newsradio’s Small Business Report. Connolly’s reports, described as “business news for everyone” are heard on weekdays on WCBS. Anyone can deliver the numbers but what makes Joe stand out, is his ability to distill financial and business information in a consumer-friendly […]

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