Thousands of students, faculty, staff and visitors at Lamar University in Texas now have access to super-high-speed wireless thanks to a campuswide WiFi infrastructure upgrade. The university rolled out an 802.11ac WiFi network from Ruckus Wireless as part of an effort to infuse technology into the teaching and learning experience.
The University of San Diego has virtualized nearly all of its IT infrastructure and has now dramatically reduced the backup times and storage requirements for its virtual environment, all while saving money.
OneCommunity announced that it will offer, in 2015, the first 100 gigabit, commercially available network services. CT talked with OneCommunity CEO Lev Gonick and Case Western Reserve University CIO Sue Workman, to find out how the work might serve as a model as high speed networking technologies mature.
California State University, Los Angeles has upgraded its wireless infrastructure to 802.11ac.
Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.
American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has implemented wireless infrastructure across its 200-acre campus, including lecture halls, student dorms and outdoor green spaces.
Judson University has implemented fiber-based Ethernet services at its main campus in Elgin, IL, to increase the bandwidth available to students and faculty accessing online classes and educational resources, as well as for administrative and recreational network usage.
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California has upgraded the core backbone of the California Research and Education Network to 100 gigabits per second.
A new transatlantic network will allow research and education users to transfer data between North America and Europe at speeds previously only possible within the continents.
A University of Arizona research project hopes to figure out how to stop the eavesdropping that can take place in wireless transmissions.