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How to Improve Mobile Coverage on Campus

Spurred by the BYOD trend, campuses are dealing with the need for enhanced mobile coverage--from basement classrooms to new construction. Three schools share their experiences establishing DAS networks.

Fluke Adds Agentless Device Visibility to Wireless Management

Fluke Networks has introduced new capability in its AirMagnet line that allows an organization to track wireless smart devices without having to deploy client software, such as an agent, on the device.

U Washington Lends Dark Fiber to Seattle Gigabit Project

The University of Washington is lending support to an initiative in its home city of Seattle to deliver an ultra high-speed last-mile fiber network to 50,000 homes and businesses in 12 fairly central neighborhoods.

Milwaukee School of Engineering Upgrades Wireless Network

The Milwaukee School of Engineering has upgraded its wireless network to provide improved Wi-Fi coverage and security for students and faculty.

New Aruba Wireless LAN Designed for Mobile App Delivery

Aruba Networks has announced the Aruba 7200 Series, a new wireless LAN platform with application intelligence and controls to optimize mobile application delivery.

Notre Dame Partners with Agilent for Wireless Research

The University of Notre Dame's Wireless Institute will partner with Agilent Technologies to research and develop multiple-input, multiple-output wireless technologies.



Sinclair CC Managing BYOD with Enterasys Technology

Sinclair Community College, a long-time customer of Enterasys Networks, has implemented an identity and access management application from the company to support its bring-your-own-device program.

Ohio University Moves to High-Capacity Wireless LAN

Ohio University is deploying a new 802.11n wireless local area network (LAN) with 135 wireless access points to accommodate the explosion of mobile devices accessing the network.

Cameroon University Rolls Out WiFi Network Across 11 Campuses

The University of Douala, located in Cameroon, will soon be offering full wireless access to all students, faculty, and staff across its eleven campuses. The deployment makes U Douala the first institution in the West African nation to provide full wireless internet access to its entire campus community.

Tulane U Creates 40 Gbit 'Science DMZ' for Off-Campus Researchers

As part of a three-and-a-half-year overhaul of its IT systems, Tulane University in Louisiana has created a high-speed network for researchers working across town and is gearing up to upgrade the campus network to dual 100 gigabit--up from a single 100 megabit connection in 2009. All the while, the university cut data center power use roughly in half.