Hardware


U Illinois To Deploy Robotic Parking Structure

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will deploy an automated robotic parking system at a 16-story student housing project currently under construction.

Cumberland County College Switches to Cloud-Based Phone System

Cumberland County College in New Jersey has dropped its traditional phone system in favor of a cloud-based communications system.

Stony Brook U Tackles WiFi Bottleneck with 802.11ac in Lecture Center and Sports Complex

Stony Brook University, part of the State University of New York, has upgraded its Javits Lecture Center to the latest WiFi standard, 802.11ac, and is preparing to install the technology in its new indoor sports complex.

NYU, Duke, Chicago, and Florida International Partner with Internet2 To Launch Advanced Network Facility in Singapore

Four universities, in partnership with Internet2, have developed an advanced data and communications network facility in Singapore. The Internet2-operated facility was designed to provide advanced network and computing services, as well as applications, for research and education.

Ohio University Moves to High-Capacity Wireless LAN

Ohio University is deploying a new 802.11n wireless local area network (LAN) with 135 wireless access points to accommodate the explosion of mobile devices accessing the network.

Tulane U Creates 40 Gbit 'Science DMZ' for Off-Campus Researchers

As part of a three-and-a-half-year overhaul of its IT systems, Tulane University in Louisiana has created a high-speed network for researchers working across town and is gearing up to upgrade the campus network to dual 100 gigabit--up from a single 100 megabit connection in 2009. All the while, the university cut data center power use roughly in half.

Broadband, High-Speed Fiber Networking Infrastructure: A Community College Vision

Los Angeles Community College District is making plans for ConnectLACCD: a broadband fiber ring that will link each campus and create a district-wide high-speed network; provide district-wide broadband wireless coverage; facilitate resilient administrative systems and establish regional backup capabilities that can save hundreds of thousands of dollars on backup alone; and establish scalability that will truly meet LACCD's future networking needs.

Central Connecticut State U To Save $100,000 per Year with Fuel Cell

Central Connecticut State University has installed a 1.4-megawatt fuel cell power plant that will reduce the school's energy costs by $100,000 per year.

AIR.U Consortium Looks To Boost Bandwidth in Underserved Colleges

A consortium of higher education groups, technology companies, and non-profits is aiming to upgrade wireless broadband infrastructure in underserved colleges and their surrounding communities.

Tech Flex

At USC, an ambitious campuswide renovation aims to create tech-enabled learning spaces that place a premium on flexibility.