Information Technology


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.

U.S. Computer Market Up in Back to School Season

Despite an ongoing and fairly severe decline in the worldwide PC market, in the United States, computer sales are on the rise. In the third quarter of 2013 — which includes the back-to-school shopping season — PC shipments were up. The only top-5 manufacturer to post a decline for the quarter was Apple.

Moxa Hardens Access Point for Exterior Use

Moxa has released an 802.11n wireless access point for outside usage that works in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies.

Xirrus Intros Dual-802.11ac Access Point

Xirrus has announced its dual-802.11ac radio access point (AP), the XR-630, which features two 802.11ac radios.

Tintri Reveals Next-Gen Virtualization and Cloud Storage Systems

Tintri, a producer of virtualization and cloud storage products, has launched its next generation of products, the Tintri VMstore T600 series, which supports twice as many virtual machines per system than its predecessors.

U Cincinnati Partners with CBTS for IT Education

The University of Cincinnati and CBTS, a technology solutions provider and subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell, have formed a partnership to connect information technology students from the university's College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services with industry professionals from CBTS.

Meru Launches WiFi Bundles for Education with Free Support and Controllers

Meru Networks is launching six new wireless networking bundles designed to cut hardware and support costs for colleges and universities.

The Price Tag for the Internet of Things: $8.9 Trillion by 2020

Someone has put a price tag on the Internet of Things: $8.9 trillion a year by 2020. That's the amount consumers, businesses, universities, school systems, governments, and other organizations will spend on the forecast 212 billion "things" that will make up the Internet of Things within eight years.

Need an IT Revamp? Here's How to Start

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's chief information officer shares seven ways to get your IT organization moving in the right direction.

Aruba Debuts Cloud-Managed WiFi, 1.3 Gbps 802.11ac APs

Aruba Networks has launched a new cloud-managed wireless network solution, which combines the Aruba Central cloud-based management service, the Aruba Instant 155 wireless and wired access point (AP), the Aruba Instant 220 series 802.11ac wireless AP, and a new version of the Aruba Instant operating system (OS), Aruba Instant OS version 3.3.