Networking & Wireless Articles

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Washington Upgrades State Network with Juniper Gear

Washington State's K-20 Education Network recently completed an upgrade of its network infrastructure to encompass annual bandwidth growth that had reached 40 to 50 percent.

4 Cost-Cutting Cloud Strategies for Campus IT

Hands tied by budget cuts, Westmont College's first CIO has introduced the institution to cloud computing in an effort to enhance IT services without additional financial resources. Here Westmont CIO Reed A. Sheard shares details on four cloud-based projects he implemented to do just that.

InterDigital and Calit2 To Launch Wireless Technology Research Competition

InterDigital will launch a new wireless technology engineering contest in collaboration with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology at the University of California at San Diego.

eIQnetworks Security Tool Gives Taste of Situational Awareness

eIQnetworks has released a beta version of a new security utility for maintaining "situational awareness." SecureVue Express is a free download with a five-node perpetual license that allows a security administrator to stay informed about security and compliance through multiple channels.

Xirrus Unveils New Wireless Arrays

Xirrus will release a pair of new wireless arrays appropriate for dormitories and classrooms, which allows for increased deployment flexibility.

Juniper AP Addresses High-Density Wireless Environments

Juniper Networks has released a new access point designed specifically for high density WiFi environments, such as in a lecture hall filled with users on mobile devices.



Campus IT Spotlight: UA Ramps Up WiFi

University of Alabama Deputy CIO Scott Montgomery reveals how the institution is responding to the growing need for wireless connectivity on campus.

With New WLAN, Mobile Devices Are Not Left to Their Own Devices

Faced with a surge in mobile devices, Utah State University and Morrisville State College have deployed cutting-edge wireless networks that act like air traffic-control systems, managing flow and optimizing performance.

Utah State Overhauls Wireless Infrastructure

Utah State University has gradually upgraded its wireless infrastructure and stuck with the same vendor it chose back in 2007 for a campus-wide wireless deployment.

Columbia College Chicago Boosts Network with Dark Fiber

Columbia College Chicago, a private arts and media college with 12,000 students, has upgraded its network to tap into dark fiber maintained by Sidera Networks.