Hardware


Chicago Art Institute Moves to Gigabit Wireless Network

To accommodate growing demand for bandwidth, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has upgraded its campus network that uses gigabit wireless technology.

Texas College System Builds Private Cloud

A college system in Houston, TX has begun seeing big returns on its three-year long construction of a private cloud infrastructure to expedite delivery of IT services to its 62,000 students and 4,800 employees.

U Pittsburgh Ups Research Capacity with Linux Cluster Named Frank

The University of Pittsburgh has expanded its high performance computing resources used by researchers across campus.

UK's Somerville College WiFi Expands Campuswide

Oxford University's Somerville College reported it's on track to become the first college in the Oxford system to blanket its campus with wireless networking.

Aerohive Networks Intros Indoor and Outdoor Mesh-Capable APs

Aerohive Networks, which makes wireless networking hardware for K-12 and higher education, has debuted three new 802.11n access points for indoor and outdoor use in extreme temperature ranges.

Northwestern To Update Campus Police Communications

Northwestern University is moving to an IP-based 900 MHz voice and integrated data system for the Evanston and Chicago campus police, facilities management, events staff, sports facilities management, and other support and operations staff.

Texas A&M To Save $1.1 Million Annually Through Efficiency Upgrades

Texas A&M and Siemens have entered a $15.1 million performance contract guaranteed to save the university $1.1 million dollars in annual energy and operational costs.

Butte College Goes 'Grid Positive' with Solar Energy

Butte College in Oroville, CA said it has made history this week by becoming the first institution in the United States to go "grid positive." The Northern California college, which has about 14,000 students, now generates more electricity from its solar arrays than it consumes and will deliver power back to the electric grid.

Internet2 and Level 3 Team To Deliver 8.8 Terabit to Schools

Advanced networking consortium Internet2 will be working with Level 3 Communications, which develops fiber-based communications services, to deliver 8.8 terabit capacity to support institutions nationwide, including community colleges.

Stanford's Knight Management Center To Receive LEED Platinum

Using solar power generation, recycled materials, and a water-efficient sewage system, Stanford University's new Knight Management Center will achieve a LEED Platinum rating for environmental sustainability, according to information released by the school.