WASHINGTON, January 10, 2023 — Networking For Future, Inc. (NFF), a performance-focused IT  solutions provider, today announced the formal launch of their Education Practice.

NFF’s education technology practice offers immediate value to clients by providing a variety of education-focused services, including E-Rate, vCIO and vCISO and advisory services, network and security professional services and comprehensive security and digital transformation roadmap development.

Chief Strategy Officer of NFF, Chris Peabody said, “Based on strong demand and our twenty-five years supporting teaching and learning clients, building an education technology practice was a logical next step. The NFF Education Practice is helping institutions meet students where they are and in the way they are served. That is unparalleled digital transformation and we’ve got three seasoned education experts to support our clients throughout their journey.”

  • Mike Rogers leads the Higher Education consulting efforts for NFF. Before joining NFF, Mike was the Executive Director of Information Technology at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) for nine years. Previous to his leadership role at UDC, Mike held engineering leadership roles at the Washington Research Library Consortium and the Office of Naval Research and was a Solutions Architect with Dell/EMC. He is a frequent speaker at education and technology conferences.
  • Pete Cevenini began his career as a Principal of Charles County Public Schools and Director of STEM programs, and leads the K-12 consulting efforts for NFF. Before joining NFF, Pete was the Associate Superintendent for Technology and CIO for Montgomery County Maryland Public Schools, for five years. Previous to his role at Montgomery County, Pete held CIO roles at Charles County Maryland Public Schools and the Maryland State Board of Education.  Pete was the Director, Workforce and Education Practice Lead, the Internet Business Solutions Group at Cisco Systems from 2007 –  Pete is a frequent speaker at education and technology conferences.
  • Alan Edwards started his career as a teacher in the UK then East Africa/Kenya. Alan will support NFF and its clients by providing strategic cyber security consulting and managed services with a focus on the state and local government and education markets. Before joining NFF, Alan was the Chief Information Officer and Information Security Director for Computerware, Inc. for eight years. Previous to his role at Computerware, Alan was the President & Virtual CIO/CTO for Whitehorse Technology Solutions for ten years.  Alan held numerous leadership and engineering roles before that, including an engineering role with the United Nations, where he was recruited to run the IT systems for their large humanitarian and peacekeeping missions in post-conflict Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia.

About Networking For Future, Inc.

Networking For Future, Inc. (NFF) is a Washington, DC-based company offering a performance-focused approach to delivering transformational IT solutions. We take pride in keeping users productive and engaged by providing business and IT teams with the solutions they need to improve their performance in a dynamic, connected world.

Since 1996, NFF has delivered architecture, design implementation, professional support services, and hardware and software sales pertaining to Network Infrastructure, Data Center and Cloud, Cyber Security, Application Assurance, Collaboration and Mobility, and Staff Augmentation.

In addition, NFF, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, is a Cisco Gold Partner, Rapid7 Partner, Riverbed Premier Partner, Splunk Partner, NetApp Gold Partner, VMware Enterprise Partner, Microsoft Certified Silver Partner, Dell Solution Provider Partner, Gigamon Partner, F5 Networks Partner, and Coresite Partner. NFF also holds GSA Schedule 47QTCA21D0047 and other government contract vehicles.

For more information, visit www.nffinc.com, call 202-783-9011, or email sales@nffinc.com.

Networking For Future Contact:
Chris Peabody

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Education Technology Practice Leadership Team Announcement