Information Technology Services


Network Services

The primary responsibility of the Network Services group is to provide technical support in all areas of computer networking technology. This includes the day to day operation of the Miami-Dade County Public School (M-DCPS) Core Network and Wide Area Network (WAN) consisting of approximately 375 school and administrative sites. Major functions include:

District Network Security (firewall devices, intrusion detection etc.)
District Internet Content Filtering for all M-DCPS sites
M-DCPS computer desktop patch management & security
Active Directory architecture design and support for all M-DCPS sites
Critical application server support (District Email, District web servers etc.)
Data communications connection management for all M-DCPS sites
Technical support for M-DCPS school site computer technicians
M-DCPS remote site network security scans


Paul Smith
District Director




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