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Aruba Networks Debuts 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point

The Aruba 320 AP is the company's first to offer dynamic multi-user multiple input/multiple output grouping.

25 Gigabit Ethernet Gaining Traction

Network administrators running data centers where moving directly to 100 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) is too big a leap may have an easier time making the transition with 25 GbE, demonstrated by QLogic and Huawei.

U Montana Speeds Research with Internet2 100 Gbps Connection

The University of Montana has revved up its research network with a new 100 Gbps fiber connection to the Internet2 Network.

residential network

6 ResNet Pain Points and What To Do About Them

Today's students expect high-performance residential networks with plenty of bandwidth and anytime, anywhere wireless access. Here are the top ResNet challenges at institutions across the country.

Barracuda and Aerohive Beef up Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.

How Virtualization Makes BYOD Better

Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).

Hudson Valley Community College Deploys Fiber-Based Internet

Hudson Valley Community College in New York state has implemented fiber-based Internet to its main campus and a dedicated point-to-point Ethernet connection between the main campus and satellite campuses.

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Upgrades Network

The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has implemented secure private network connections to eight colleges and universities.

University of Kansas Outfits Residence Halls with Cutting-Edge ResNet

The University of Kansas’s newest residential communities will be tricked out with high-speed wired and WiFi services, cable television and 24/7 support .

Report: Big Jumps in ResNet Funding, Bandwidth and Outsourcing

Today's colleges and universities face an ever-increasing demand for bandwidth in residential networks. And as schools upgrade tech infrastructure, increase ResNet funding, bolster bandwidth and/or consider outsourcing, they are increasingly "on the lookout for ways to improve the value and performance of their ResNet to meet student demand," according to the 2015 State of ResNet Report.