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Ryerson U Upgrades and Expands Network with 802.11ac

Ryerson University in Toronto is installing 802.11ac wireless networking in its new Ted Rogers School of Management and is upgrading many of its existing access points to the new technology.

Dell Unveils W-Series 802.11ac Networking Solutions

Dell has unveiled new enterprise storage and networking solutions designed to help campuses meet increasing demands for IT performance and network access, including new W-Series gigabit wireless access points, which offer data rates up to 1.3 gigabits per second for end-to-end 802.11ac wireless networks.

How Georgia Tech Serves Up High-Performance WiFi to 40,000-Plus Devices

Large concentrations of mobile devices can cause interference and connectivity issues. Early adopter Georgia Tech is solving the problem with focus-beamed antennas for its large-capacity classrooms.

Wittenberg U Revamps Network To Support BYOD and Flipped Classrooms

Wittenberg University in Ohio has upgraded its networking hardware and network management system to support its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and flipped classroom initiatives.

Student Reporters Use Mobile App for Video Newsgathering

Student reporters are using a new tool to provide news coverage of campus events for their campus television station.

MIT, Notre Dame, UT San Antonio Help Build Hybrid Cloud Environment for Education

Researchers at MIT, UT San Antonio and Notre Dame are collaborating with Internet2 and Rackspace Hosting to build a new OpenStack-optimized hybrid cloud environment designed to help the research and education community use the cloud for big data research.



Report: Gig.U Broadband Projects Offer Lessons for Gigabit Deployments

For universities looking to start or accelerate their own next-generation network efforts in their communities, Gig.U is offering up lessons learned from its members broadband projects. In its latest report, "A Gigabit Garden Begins To Grow: Lessons from the First Planting," the group outlines efforts to build networks with gigabit speeds in 18 university communities around the United States.

AIR.U Intros Program To Boost Broadband Networks with Unused TV Frequencies

The AIR.U Consortium has introduced a Quick Start Network Program intended to help AIR.U member institutions improve broadband network coverage and capacity.

Midwestern State U Outsources Campus ResNet To Support Proliferation of Wireless Devices

Midwestern State University, a public liberal arts college located in Wichita Falls, TX, has outsourced its campus residence network (ResNet) to support the rapid increase in wireless devices students are bringing on campus.

UC Berkeley Boosts WiFi and Mobile Broadband Service

University of California, Berkeley has installed technology to improve WiFi and mobile broadband service across campus, including its residence halls, academic and administrative buildings, and football stadium.