Networking & Wireless Articles

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Using Social Media to Manage the BYOD Wave

A device-management tool is helping Seton Hill University administer its mobile network via social media--using plain English.

IPv6 Now Enabled by Default on Thousands of Web sites and Many Home Routers and ISPs

The Internet Society held its World IPv6 Launch event last week, with participating companies making the switch to IPv6 permanent.

Breaking Mobile Down

Institutions need to take a dual approach to their mobile strategy.

Prince George's CC and Alabama A&M Upgrade Wireless with Aruba

Two institutions of higher education--one in Maryland and the other in Alabama--have chosen to deploy Aruba Networks wireless equipment to keep pace with student demand.

Building a Statewide Enterprise Active Directory

Virginia's Community College System connects its 23 institutions with a new, single sign-on Enterprise Active Directory.

Regent U Secures Network with Cloud-Based OpenDNS

Regent University has implemented a new Internet security application intended to block user access to Web sites known to carry malware and to stop infected machines from being able to access the network.

Texas AM Upgrades Network to 802.11n

Texas A&M University is deep into an upgrade of its legacy wireless network with a shift off of 802.11b/g provided by Cisco and onto 802.11n and Aruba Networks hardware.

Purdue University Simplifies Wi-Fi with Connection Wizard

Purdue University has implemented a software wizard to help students, faculty, and staff quickly and easily connect their computers, laptops, smartphones, and tablets to the campus network.

Georgia Health Sciences U Launches Virtual Private Network for Researchers

The College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University is home to a new virtual private network (VPN) created specifically to help universities and private researchers share data related to patent-pending antimicrobial technology.

Augmenting the Campus IT Budget

Greenville Technical College had traditionally funded its central IT infrastructure projects through the school's internal budget. Databases, servers, firewalls, and wireless technologies were all taken care of out of pocket. That changed in 2010 when the need arose for a more robust wireless setup to replace an existing WiFi hotspot system that was reserved only for common areas.