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Eshowe High

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Eshowe High, an Ex Model-C school in Eshowe, Zululand, gains connectivity through Wizzy Digital Courier

The official website for Eshowe High School is http://eshowehigh.org.za .

School Eshowe High School
Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
IT Administrator
Bernard Thomas
bernard at eshigh.wizzy.org.za
Existing equipment
17 used computers, from 486 32Meg RAM, to P3 800Mhz 64Meg RAM
New equipment
  • 18 used reconditioned computers, P1 166Mhz 64Meg RAM
  • 2 new Thin Client Servers, 2.4Ghz 1Gig RAM
  • 1 used WDC Internet Server, 566Mhz, 512Meg RAM
  • 2 new 100 base T 24 port switches, 1000 baseT uplink
  • 2 used WDC Internet Servers (one spare), 566Mhz, 512Meg RAM

Existing Computer layout
New Computer Layout
35 client computers in one room, with one remote unit in a classroom elsewhere in the school.
Number of users
400 students, each with their own email account
  • Delayed Dialup, 7 Rand for 200Meg to 250Meg download per night.
  • Full LINUX applications distribution on thin-client.
  • up to 40Gig of Web Cache of websites requested by the administrator.