Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) is an award-winning public school district in the Greater Houston area of southeast Texas.
It currently serves more than 37,000 staff and students across 48 locations in an area that covers 43% of Fort Bend County—385 square miles, to be exact, making it highly geographically distributed compared to other school districts.
An outdated print management paradigm forced IT staff to manage a heterogeneous fleet of 1,200 printers and their drivers as individual devices.
“I know exactly what is deployed in my infrastructure,” he says. “I know exactly which printers are healthy or not healthy. I know what’s happening on those printers. I know exactly what it’s costing me. That visibility is great.”