Sistema University Ana G. Mendez in Puerto Rico will be implementing a new WiFi infrastructure on its three campuses and 15 satellite centers.
Brigham Young University-Hawaii is shifting to an appliance-based system for controlling access to its wireless network bandwidth.
While the rest of the world will experience increases in education IT spending this year, in the United States, information technology will be flat through the end of 2010. But, according to research firm Gartner, growth will resume in 2011 and continue at least through 2014.
Google and Verizon this week issued a statement on United States broadband policy, describing an approach that would permit differentiated services.
Remington College, a confederation of private career colleges, has deployed campus wireless networks that are managed centrally through a cloud-based service.
Exinda, maker of computer networking optimization devices and associated software, has released a new network appliance designed to address bandwidth problems in large-volume educational networks, as well as ExOS 5.5, the latest software platform version for use with the appliance and other devices in the company's "x60" series.
Faculty members and campus IT staff aren't exactly in agreement on the necessity of some technologies in education. According to a new survey, some of the key differences in perception are in the areas of virtual education and online collaboration, though those aren't the only differences. On the whole, IT places a much higher importance on technology than educators themselves.
Two universities--one in India and the other in Thailand--have replaced legacy networks with wireless networks running Aruba Networks components.
Columbia Southern University has gone public with an implementation of a program it put into place at the end of 2009 to monitor availability and bandwidth of its network.
The national broadband plan promoted in March by the Federal Communications Commission just received a federal boost. A group of national research and education networking organizations will be the recipients of $62.5 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.