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Bradford Networks Revs Network Sentry with Microsoft Hyper-V Server and MaaS360 Support

Bradford Networks unveiled the latest version of Network Sentry at the Educause 2013 conference in Anaheim Wednesday. Network Sentry 6.2 adds support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server and integration with MaaS360 mobile device management.

iOS 7 Release Caused Huge Traffic Spike on Campus Networks

As thousands of students updated their Apple devices to iOS 7 last month, some wireless networks struggled to handle the traffic surge, while others were smooth sailing.

Stony Brook U Tackles WiFi Bottleneck with 802.11ac in Lecture Center and Sports Complex

Stony Brook University, part of the State University of New York, has upgraded its Javits Lecture Center to the latest WiFi standard, 802.11ac, and is preparing to install the technology in its new indoor sports complex.

Moxa Hardens Access Point for Exterior Use

Moxa has released an 802.11n wireless access point for outside usage that works in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies.

Xirrus Intros Dual-802.11ac Access Point

Xirrus has announced its dual-802.11ac radio access point (AP), the XR-630, which features two 802.11ac radios.

Meru Launches WiFi Bundles for Education with Free Support and Controllers

Meru Networks is launching six new wireless networking bundles designed to cut hardware and support costs for colleges and universities.



The TCO and ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Calculating the TCO and ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Cost savings is one of the main arguments made for desktop virtualization. Here, the CIO of Lone Star College System shares how to calculate the TCO and ROI of your virtualization project.

Aruba Debuts Cloud-Managed WiFi, 1.3 Gbps 802.11ac APs

Aruba Networks has launched a new cloud-managed wireless network solution, which combines the Aruba Central cloud-based management service, the Aruba Instant 155 wireless and wired access point (AP), the Aruba Instant 220 series 802.11ac wireless AP, and a new version of the Aruba Instant operating system (OS), Aruba Instant OS version 3.3.

Gigabit WiFi: Aerohive Ships 802.11ac APs

Aerohive Networks has released two new wireless access points (APs) that support the leading edge 802.11ac gigabit wireless standard.

Rice Researchers Developing Optical Network To Master Big Data Management

A grant-funded network initiative at Rice University will be researching development of high-performance, low-power, optical networking devices and programmable packet switches at the same time it provides a new way for researchers on campus to manage the piles of data they're generating in their projects.