Arizona State University shut down all of its Web services for about two days during January to address a security breach. That included shutting down online classes for the duration of the outage.
To reduce the illegal downloading of copyrighted material via their networks, colleges are relying on a mix of technology, education, and punishment.
IT managers and engineers can now use their Android devices to survey and troubleshoot their WiFi network.
Aruba Networks has introduced a new indoor 802.11n access point intended for wall mounting in college dorm rooms and smaller classrooms, as well as other multi-tenant environments.
UK's Oxford Brookes University has introduced a controller-less wireless network to its five campuses. The institution has put an Aerohive Networks network in place to deliver connectivity to 18,000 students and 2,500 staff.
The Internet Society has launched an online resource to assist organizations with the switch from IPv4 to IPv6 and implementation of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC).
A company with a program for monitoring network traffic has just upgraded its application to add reporting of Cisco Medianet performance.
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.
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 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.