Hardware


Meraki Enters Wired Market, Introduces Network as a Service Pricing

Meraki is taking Cisco head-on and entering the wired networking gear space with the release of two new routers intended for branch deployment. However, the company, which up until now has specialized in catering to the wireless space, continues its practice of pushing device management into the cloud.

Eastern Mennonite U Adds Largest Solar Block in State of Virginia

Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA recently flipped the switch on a new solar installation that has the capacity to generate 104.3 kilowatts of electricity.

NetApp Launches Address Cloud IT Requirements

NetApp has launched a parade of products and other new technologies intended to provide customers with the components they need to build the kind of shared IT infrastructure that's inherent to cloud computing operations.

Meraki WiFi APs Boost Performance, Drop Price

Meraki has released a couple of new access points (APs) in its 802.11n family, boosting performance and lowering cost.

Stanford Dedicates Green Engineering School Home with Major Solar Installation

Engineering students at Stanford have a new home. The university recently dedicated the Huang Engineering Center, which will house 270 faculty, staff, and students from the Management Science and Engineering, the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, and the Stanford Technology Ventures Program.

Santa Clara U Adds Major Solar to Rooftops in Zero-Capital Outlay Deal

Santa Clara University has just gone live with a new 967.68 kilowatt solar energy system financed through Perpetual Energy Systems. Perpetual, a division of Alliant, funds renewable energy projects. The system, which is the second one added to the university's solar array, is expected to generate an estimated 1.42 million kW hours of energy in its first full year of operation.

Campus Spotlight: Rebuilding IT from the Ground Up

What do you do with an aging IT infrastructure that's preventing your school from accomplishing its technology goals? If you're American International College's CIO, you tear down the whole thing and start from scratch.

Purdue U To Deploy 4G as Part of Wireless Rollout

Purdue University will be one of the early recipients of Verizon Wireless' rollout of a 4G network starting this year.

Yale Sets Sustainability Mission for Next 3 Years

Yale is going "all in" with a set of sustainability goals that reach into all operational aspects of the New Haven, CT university. President Richard Levin has formally accepted the recommendations of the "Sustainability Strategic Plan 2010-2013" set forth by Yale's Sustainability Task Force.

Law School Goes Without Controller in New Wireless Network

A public university with nearly 315,000 students has implemented a new wireless infrastructure in its law school.