Networking & Wireless Articles

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Hacking the Classroom: Purdue U's Approach to Augmented Learning

Informatics Director Kyle Bowen explains how Purdue U is once again "hacking the classroom" by tying together the disparate apps and devices students bring with them, all in an effort to improve the ways in which technology can enhance teaching and learning.

Bradford Networks Launches Cloud-Based NAC Service for Schools

Bradford Networks, a provider of secure network access control (NAC) solutions, has launched its new Network Sentry cloud service.

802.11ac: Future-Proofing the Wireless Campus

Determined not to be caught off-guard by changing technology needs on campus, the University of Houston is revamping its wireless infrastructure and piloting the upcoming 802.11ac WiFi standard.

The Community College as a Portal to Everything Else

Community colleges have always served their communities beyond traditional academic programs and course offerings. Here, a CIO talks about his opportunities to influence the future of broadband access in his region.

Gwynedd Mercy College Upgrades Wireless Network

Gwynedd-Mercy College in Philadelphia has replaced its legacy wireless local area network with a new system to provide students, faculty, staff, and guests with reliable Wi-Fi access across all four of its campuses.

B&K Rolls Out Dual-Channel Arbitrary Waveform Generators

B&K Precision this month launched a new line of dual-channel arbitrary waveform generators capable of generating waveforms up to 50 MHz.



It Takes A Community

There's good reason to step back--even when things are ticking along smoothly--and examine where we really stand in the world of broadband technologies. As comfortable as we might be when things seem to be working, there are visionary leaders who are reminding us that we could do better.

North Carolina State Rolls Out Automated BYOD Onboarding System

North Carolina State University has announced plans to automate mobile device registration and provide secure onboarding of devices connecting to its wireless network.

Gigabit Internet Service Coming to Student Housing at UT Austin

This fall, students housed in a new freshman residence by the University of Texas at Austin will connect to the Internet at speeds about 115 times as fast as the average home connection in the United States. Each user in each room in the Callaway House will be provided with a gigabit Internet amenity service, covered as part of the students' rent.

Network Access Control That Users Won't Hate

Even as schools strive to keep their networks and school data secure, they also want students to have a carefree, Starbucks-style wireless experience. NAC can help.