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Carnegie Mellon To Save $2 Million Annually from IBM Smart Building Initiative

Carnegie Mellon University expects to save about 10 percent on utilities costs -- nearly $2 million annually -- by installing a smart building system in 36 facilities on its Pittsburgh campus.

Fast, Fair and Open: FCC Proclaims Internet a Utility

The Federal Communications Commission today chose to keep the Internet open. In a three-two vote split down party lines, the FCC officially reclassified broadband Internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act.

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The Web's About To Get Faster

Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2 is, at long last, a done deal.

SUNY Buffalo State

Why We Outsourced Our ResNet

When SUNY Buffalo State's residential network infrastructure couldn't keep up with student demand, the institution looked to a ResNet provider for a much-needed overhaul.

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Staying Ahead of Wireless Demand with 802.11ac

Faced with the ever-growing wireless needs of students and faculty, savvy colleges and universities are future-proofing their networks with the new 802.11ac standard.

U Connecticut Upgrades to 100 Gbps Fiber Connection

The University of Connecticut has implemented a 100 gigabit per second Layer 2/Layer 3 fiber connection through the Internet2 network backbone to support data intensive research collaboration and exchange between UConn researchers and their peers around the world.



Marywood U Streamlines Account Provisioning with Tools4ever

Looking for a more efficient way to provision user accounts for its 3,200-plus students, faculty and staff, Marywood University in Pennsylvania has rolled out the User Management Resource Administrator from identity and access management provider Tools4ever.

OpenCloudMesh Project Connects Private Research Clouds To Facilitate Collaboration

ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.

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Feds Warn of Risks to Sensitive Data on University Servers

The United States Department of Homeland Security is warning universities that their information-filled IT infrastructures might give hackers access to sensitive federal networks.

Washington State U Deploys Optical LAN for Campus Housing

Washington State University plans to upgrade its broadband infrastructure for on-campus housing with a passive optical LAN solution.