University Center of Lake County (UCLC), a satellite campus facility serving 19 colleges and universities in Illinois, has made it easier for students, faculty and corporate visitors to access copy and print services, while reducing administrative overhead for its staff.
Cornell University has formally wrapped up a three-year network connectivity upgrade project at its Ithaca, NY campus, which came in faster and considerably less expensive — $19 million vs. $34 million — than a prior plan.
Software-defined networking is gaining momentum and is forecast to experience a massive increase in adoption by data centers and enterprise networks, according to a new report.
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The University of San Diego has implemented a data deduplication appliance with backup software for virtual environments to significantly reduce its disk storage needs for backing up the school's virtual machine data.
SAIT Polytechnic in Alberta, Canada has switched to a unified help desk application for its academic and administrative departments to improve technical support across the campus.
As new Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac begins to make inroads into schools, Fluke Networks is introducing updated editions of its tools for designing and troubleshooting wireless networks.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has drastically increased the speed of its on-campus residential network, with an upgrade that has brought 250 Mbps connections to each resident in all five of its residence halls.
The University of Sussex in the United Kingdom has implemented a new software-defined storage system to improve network performance and support future expansion of its IT infrastructure.
Campus IT is a disjointed effort at most campuses. For example, in more than four out of five colleges and universities, IT professionals report that they do not regularly develop joint plans with academic departments for IT initiatives. These are some of the results that came out of a survey of 152 higher ed IT people in June by MeriTalk, a government-focused Web site.