Hardware


Cornell, Technion Partner To Build Net-zero Academic Building

Cornell University plans to use geothermal and solar power to build the fourth largest net-zero energy building as the centerpiece for its proposed New York City Tech campus on Roosevelt Island.

U North Texas Health Science Center Attacks Energy Usage

The University of North Texas has been doing $8.6 million worth of energy improvements in its Health Science Center.

U Tennessee Knoxville Nears Completion of Latest Wireless Upgrade

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is nearing completion of a campus-wide move to 802.11n wireless network.

U Mass Amherst Completes Shift to Wireless in Residence Halls

Following two years of effort, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has fully replaced its Ethernet network in residence halls with an 802.11n wireless network.

Wireless Network Upgrades Will Be Top Priority in 2012

Colleges and universities are growing their wireless networks and scaling back on wired LANs, according to findings from a survey released Tuesday.

La Salle U Upgrades Networking with Sidera Gear and Services

La Salle University has expanded its networking capacity by replacing edge devices and cutting over to a new Internet service provider.

Sustainable Endowments Institute Launches Billion Dollar Green Challenge

The Sustainable Endowments Institute, along with 15 partner organizations, has launched the Billion Dollar Green Challenge to encourage higher education and nonprofit institutions to invest a total of $1 billion in green revolving funds to finance energy efficiency improvements.

Romanian University Builds Network for Collaboration in Research

Polytechnic University in Bucharest (UBP) has developed a high-performance grid platform to increase research capacity and enable students and teachers to collaborate more closely in national and international research projects.

Internet2 and ESnet Span Country with 100 Gigabit Network

The promise of 100 Gbps data transfer in the United States just got more real with completion of a transcontinental network that delivers 8.8 terabits of capacity.

Xirrus Intros Modular Wireless Switch Family

Wireless network vendor Xirrus has launched what it's promoting as the "first modular chassis-based wireless switch." The new XR series of wireless arrays allows IT staff to perform both radio and software upgrades, giving the devices a potentially longer life in the enterprise.