IT Services for Higher Education

We provide tailored IT solutions to higher educational institutions of all sizes. Our team of responsive and friendly IT experts allows you to meet your IT needs quickly and smoothly. Contact us today for a complimentary IT assessment!

Higher Education IT Services

Hardware Installation and Sales

Our partners such as Dell, Fortinet, Check Point, Juniper, and many more allow us to get steep discounts on switches and devices. We can also handle the entire installation process so they seamlessly integrate into your environment.
  • Device Sales
  • Consulting
  • Data Center Installations
  • Network Installations
  • Firewall & Security Camera Installations
  • Structured Data Cabling
  • Audio/Video – Conference & Classroom Setups

Network Services

Need assistance with a network project? We have a team of engineers on-staff that can help with any networking needs your university or college has, including:
  • Wired & Wireless Assessments
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Upgrades & Implementations
  • Routing, Switching, & Firewalls
  • VPN Services
  • Wireless Heat Mapping

Data Center Services

Whether you need assistance on a data center project, need hardware, or anything in between, we can support data centers of all sizes to keep it running smoothly. Some of our data center services for higher education include:
  • Backup & D/R & Consulting
  • Data Center Upgrades & Installs
  • Database Engineer Expertise
  • Data Center Hardware Sales
  • Storage & Server Upgrades
  • Virtualization

Cloud and Hosted Services

Stop worrying about your data and gain peace of mind with our cloud and hosted services for higher education. We have a Tier 3, SOC 2 Type II data center that allows us to securely store data for colleges and universities of all sizes. Some of our most popular services include:
  • Backup Solutions
  • Disaster Recovery Solutions
  • Hosted Computing/Servers
  • Hosted Phones/Email/VoIP
  • Cybersecurity, Network, and Data Center Monitoring

Cybersecurity Services

Feel confident in your data’s security with our CISSP-designed cybersecurity services. Our Tier 3, SOC 2 Type II data center complies with major compliance mandates like FIRPA so you can have peace of mind. Our cybersecurity services include:
  • 24/7 Cybersecurity Monitoring
  • Cybersecurity Consulting
  • EDR/AV/SIEM Solutions
  • External and Internal Penetration Testing
  • Disaster Recovery and Remediation
  • Continuity Planning and Awareness Training

Structured Network Cabling

Seamlessly complete your cabling project with our structured cabling services for all projects and sizes. We are a bonded and insured licensed general contractor and are skilled in coax, ethernet, and fiber projects, including:
  • Data Center Projects
  • Network Implementations
  • Existing Building Upgrades
  • IDF & MDF Closet Clean Ups
  • New Build Projects & Various Data Drops
  • Coax, Ethernet, Fiber

IT Without Obstacles

One Partner for All Your IT

With us, you can save the time and energy you’ve spent managing multiple IT vendors and put it towards accomplishing your school’s goals. Our team of IT professionals are able to tackle any IT need you have, from network installations to disaster recovery. Some of our top services include:

  • Hardware Sales and Installation
  • Network and Data Center Services
  • Cloud and Hosting Services
  • Cybersecurity Services
  • Structured Cabling Projects

Skip the Contract Process

We like to streamline processes and help you accomplish your IT projects efficiently to your standards. That’s why we are on multiple contracts, including the NCPA, TIPS, Equalis, and more.

  • Access Points: Aruba, Cisco/Meraki, Extreme, Fortinet, Juniper, Ruckus
  • Firewalls: Check Point, Fortinet, Palo Alto, SonicWall
  • Switches: Aruba, Cisco/Meraki, Extreme, Fortinet, Juniper, Ruckus
  • Servers/Computing: Dell, HP
  • and more!

Our Partners

We've partnered with dozens of vendors to be able to give you competitive discounts and the best experience.
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  • ACTi
  • Ambit
  • Audio Enhancement
  • Check Point
  • Cisco
  • Clear Winds Services
  • Dell
  • Eaton
  • Extreme
  • Extron
  • Fortinet
  • GoGuardian
  • HP
  • HPE Aruba
  • Juniper
  • LearnSafe
  • Lenovo
  •  Mitel
  • Newline Interactive
  • Palo Alto
  • Ruckus
  • Tripp Lite
  • Valcom
  • Vertiv Liebert
  • ViewSonic

Your Higher Education IT Partner

Clear Winds technician working in data center

Universities, colleges, trade schools – they all need an IT partner they can trust. At Clear Winds, we work to be the perfect blend of expertise and customer service for those we work with so they can succeed.

Feel confident in every IT project with our IT solutions tailored to fit your needs. We offer a variety of competitive IT services for higher education and are on several vendor contracts in Alabama, the Southeast, and nationwide.

Education IT Sales Rep

Our Process

Let's Talk

We will meet with you to understand your needs, pain points or projects you are considering.

Design A Strategy

We will provide a tailored solution to help you achieve your business and IT goals.


Our team will work with you until the completion of your project and ensure you are satisfied.

Partner & Support

We’re committed to your success and want to be your IT partner for any future needs.

What Others Are Saying.

 Our work speaks for itself. Here’s what our customers have to say about our IT services for higher education.

We can't wait to serve you.

Schedule a call today to get started on a free IT consult.