Information Technology

Researchers at Brown U Develop Terahertz Wireless Multiplexing

A Brown University-led team of researchers has developed a system for multiplexing and de-multiplexing terahertz waves, solving one of the technical challenges of terahertz wireless networking, which could potentially deliver data at rates that are up to 100 times faster than current wireless technology.

Why Higher Ed Needs to Step Up Its IT Security Game

With colleges and universities becoming an ever more tempting target for hackers, there is a growing demand for c-level leadership in the realm of cybersecurity. But do institutions know what to look for in a CISO?    

Aerohive Returns Network Management to On-Premise

Aerohive Networks has introduced a version of its network management system that can be run from an on-premises appliance as an alternative to cloud network management.

Indiana U Expands Remote Support for IT Help

Indiana University has gone public with its multi-year usage of a remote support application to deliver IT help.

Smartphones Find Use as Campus Safety Tool

Although 98 percent of students say they feel somewhat or very safe on campus during the day and 81 percent report they feel the same at night, six in 10 students say they would use an app for personal safety, according to a new survey from Bandwidth and BlueLight.

West Virginia State U Implements 10-Gigabit Switch, Other Network Upgrades

West Virginia State University has upgraded its network infrastructure to include a 10-gigabit core switch, an advanced router, power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switches and PoE access points in an effort to support researchers and to attract and retain top-notch students, faculty and administrators.

IT partnerships

Extending IT Collaboration Beyond Traditional Higher Ed Borders

Lasell College's shared IT model includes a small, non-competing college as well as a continuing care retirement community and skilled nursing home.

IT budget innovation

Fueling Campus IT Innovation on the Cheap

Cutbacks, downsizing and realignment might just be a recipe for delivering better, more strategic information technology.

Box Ramps Up Reach into Higher Ed

Several institutions have signed on as new customers for Box, which provides content collaboration through cloud storage.

NSF Gives U Minnesota $500K for New Research Network

A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a data-intensive network that will connect University of Minnesota researchers with others around the world.