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North Dakota State U Rolls Out Certificate-Based WiFi

In an effort to improve usability, manageability and security of its WiFi network, North Dakota State University has implemented XpressConnect Enrollment System, automated device enablement technology from Cloudpath Networks.

Mid-Atlantic Crossroads, Fujitsu Test 800 Gbps Network

Mid-Atlantic Crossroads and Fujitsu Network Communications have partnered on a field test that has transmitted data from Baltimore, MD to McLean, VA at 800 gigabits per second.

Bellevue College Upgrades Network to Support Mobile and Classroom Tech

Faced with an escalating number of mobile devices on campus, Washington State's Bellevue College has deployed a unified wired and wireless access network based on Aruba's Mobile Virtual Enterprise architecture.

802.11ac Consumer Adoption Outpacing Enterprise Adoption

Consumer adoption of 802.11ac access points is set to accelerate drastically this year. In 2013, about 8 percent of consumer APs supported 802.11ac. That figure is expected to swell to 45 percent this year.

IDC Predicts Continued Growth in Worldwide WLAN Market

An increase in mobility applications and the continued emergence of 802.11ac have made the enterprise WLAN market one of the fastest growing networking market segments worldwide, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

NIH and George Washington University Tapping Internet2 for High-Speed Genomics Research

Scientists at George Washington University's Colonial One High Performance Computing Center are piloting ultra-high-speed 40 Gigabit per second data transfers from the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NLM), thanks to both organizations' links to the Internet2 network.



What's on Your IT Agenda for 2014?

Here's what's on the IT table for three different institutions during the coming year.

NSF Funds Next-Gen Network Research

The National Science Foundation has granted seven awards of $300,000 each to university research projects that aim to develop next-generation network technologies.

BYOD Pressures Oral Roberts U to 10-Fold Network Capacity Upgrade

Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma has upgraded its network infrastructure to support virtualization, mobility and a bring-your-own-device environment.

Cloudpath Networks Intros Automated Device Enablement Framework

Cloudpath Networks has introduced the XpressConnect Enrollment System 3.0, an automated device enablement (ADE) platform that combines secure device onboarding and certificate management.