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New Aerohive Router Targets Remote Users with Limited IT Support

Aerohive Networks has introduced the next stage of its cloud-enabled enterprise networking infrastructure Branch on Demand product line with a new two-platform router that helps public and commercial enterprises design, build, and support multiple and highly dispersed regional facilities with minimal or no IT support.

On the Wire: How Western Kentucky U Manages 40,000 Ports

The IT team at Western Kentucky University manages 40,000 ports on 700 switches across five campuses. Network Services Manager Jeppie Sumpter said it was a "fairly manual process" until a couple years ago. Dian Schaffhauser explains how the team automated most of that process.

Brandeis U Overhauls Wireless Infrastructure

Brandeis University is upgrading its entire wireless infrastructure, with plans for a comprehensive overhaul by fall 2012.

Texas A&M, Galveston Adopts WAN Optimization To Throttle P2P Sharing

Texas A&M at Galveston has adopted a new wide area network (WAN) optimization solution in an effort to prioritize academic and social traffic over other uses.

Securing Mobile Devices and Their Data

Security systems are moving front and center as campuses tackle the vulnerability of student- and school-owned mobile devices.

ResNet Separation

Kentucky's University of the Cumberlands has extended its network by creating a residence hall network separate from its core campus infrastructure. The results have been improved service for students and more available bandwidth for faculty using data-intensive applications in their classrooms.



Aruba Offers Network Service for Bringing Apple Devices into Fold

Aruba Networks is demonstrating a new technology that enables people to go across IP subnets with their Apple devices to find and use services as easily as they can on their personal networks.

Bonjour Gateway To Make Services Available Across Subnets

Aerohive Networks has begun showing off a new bit of technology that's expected to help organizations--including those in higher education--enable users with Apple devices to exploit other resources on their networks.

Technical College Shifts Internet Security to Cloud

Tri-County Technical College, a 6,800-student school, has placed its Internet security trust in the cloud.

Campus ResNet Services Under Strain

Universities are facing increasing demands for Internet service in student housing (ResNet) while coping with reduced budgets and support staff, according to the first annual State of the ResNet report.