Ohio University is deploying a new 802.11n wireless local area network (LAN) with 135 wireless access points to accommodate the explosion of mobile devices accessing the network.
The University of Douala, located in Cameroon, will soon be offering full wireless access to all students, faculty, and staff across its eleven campuses. The deployment makes U Douala the first institution in the West African nation to provide full wireless internet access to its entire campus community.
As part of a three-and-a-half-year overhaul of its IT systems, Tulane University in Louisiana has created a high-speed network for researchers working across town and is gearing up to upgrade the campus network to dual 100 gigabit--up from a single 100 megabit connection in 2009. All the while, the university cut data center power use roughly in half.
California State University is upgrading to a new, energy-efficient, high-speed network with the option to add cloud computing technology in the future.
Bloxx, a company that produces Internet, email, and media filtering tools, has released an updated version of its Bloxx Web Filter for North America.
Barry University implements a new phone system designed to simplify phone communications for its faculty and staff.
Internet2, an advanced technology community of research and educational institutions in the United States, has announced plans to include the eduroam (education roaming) wireless Internet service as a membership benefit for the 221 universities and research labs that belong to the organization.
As South Arkansas Community College CIO Tim Kirk considers strategies that will serve his institution well into the future, he naturally scans the horizon for trends in IT. Here, Kirk shares some thoughts about IT trends that will be particularly important for community colleges and explores opportunities for positive change.
Security firm ForeScout Technologies has expanded its functionality to work with security products from McAfee.
Aruba Networks has released a new controllerless WiFi solution, Aruba Instant Enterprise, a software solution for distributed enterprises that requires no physical or virtual controllers.