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Securing Mobile Devices and Their Data

Security systems are moving front and center as campuses tackle the vulnerability of student- and school-owned mobile devices.

ResNet Separation

Kentucky's University of the Cumberlands has extended its network by creating a residence hall network separate from its core campus infrastructure. The results have been improved service for students and more available bandwidth for faculty using data-intensive applications in their classrooms.

Aruba Offers Network Service for Bringing Apple Devices into Fold

Aruba Networks is demonstrating a new technology that enables people to go across IP subnets with their Apple devices to find and use services as easily as they can on their personal networks.

Bonjour Gateway To Make Services Available Across Subnets

Aerohive Networks has begun showing off a new bit of technology that's expected to help organizations--including those in higher education--enable users with Apple devices to exploit other resources on their networks.

Technical College Shifts Internet Security to Cloud

Tri-County Technical College, a 6,800-student school, has placed its Internet security trust in the cloud.

Campus ResNet Services Under Strain

Universities are facing increasing demands for Internet service in student housing (ResNet) while coping with reduced budgets and support staff, according to the first annual State of the ResNet report.



Increasing ROI by Putting NAC to Use

Marquette University's security analyst found that the network access control tool already in place could deliver much more value with just a bit more effort.

Georgia Southern U Uses Packet Shaper To Decrease Bandwidth Consumption

Georgia Southern University is tapping a traffic shaping appliance to help optimize bandwidth use on its wired network. The result so far, according to the university, has been a 22 percent decrease in bandwidth consumption on its campus and residential networks.

Laird Tech Releases 4G Antenna for Ceiling Use

Laird Technologies has come out with a new 4G antenna for in-building installation as part of an amplifier/repeater system.

Cisco Ramps Up Firewall Options

Cisco has introduced a new "reimagined" firewall that adds a level of security smarts that could eventually show up in the company's line of switches and routers, as well as other hardware.