The IT team at Western Kentucky University manages 40,000 ports on 700 switches across five campuses. Network Services Manager Jeppie Sumpter said it was a "fairly manual process" until a couple years ago. Dian Schaffhauser explains how the team automated most of that process.
Brandeis University is upgrading its entire wireless infrastructure, with plans for a comprehensive overhaul by fall 2012.
Texas A&M at Galveston has adopted a new wide area network (WAN) optimization solution in an effort to prioritize academic and social traffic over other uses.
Security systems are moving front and center as campuses tackle the vulnerability of student- and school-owned mobile devices.
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 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.
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.
Tri-County Technical College, a 6,800-student school, has placed its Internet security trust in the cloud.
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.
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.