Jefferson County

by Jan 19, 2017Government


NIS assisted Jefferson County, Oregon with the design and specifications of telecommunication services for their offices and new jail. We assessed the County’s technology needs and designed a converged voice and data network, and supported the County by defining options and providing cost estimates for the infrastructure and equipment. NIS also provided project management of the equipment and systems installation.

NIS worked with the County on the procurement process for the required wiring infrastructure and communications equipment, including development of the specifications and RFP and evaluation of the vendor responses.

NIS was also responsible for designing and procuring the equipment and implementing a wide-area network (WAN) for the County to provide data networking for all County locations within the Madras city limits. The WAN supports both voice and data communication between all of the County facilities.

As part of this project, NIS designed the Ethernet connectivity and configured, installed, and tested the Ethernet switches. NIS also designed IP/WAN routing and security and configured, installed, and tested Internet and private WAN routers and an Internet firewall for the County.


"NIS is a passionate team of professionals that we consider more as a partner in our work, than just a vendor. After working with NIS for more than a decade, I would highly recommend their expertise in many areas from network infrastructure and wireless projects to upgrading our Data Center to current standards.  We have hired NIS for various projects and have found that from planning to integrating, their experience and expertise complements our internal staff to deliver high-value services to our school district, every time."

"The background and knowledge they can bring to the table, especially when it comes to working in the field of education with network telecommunications, is far superior to any other consulting company I have worked with."
Karl Grandlund Jr., Beaverton School District 
"NIS is more than a consultant the college hires to assist with various projects. They have become a partner who understands Portland Community College and participates with the best interest of PCC in mind."
"When we started exploring a possible purchase of VoIP systems, we found the process and information to be very overwhelming. We cannot thank you enough for the assistance of NIS, and the work of Mike and Diane, in particular, in helping us navigate these complicated waters."
Janice R. Morgan, Executive Director,  Legal Aid Services of Oregon


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