Networking & Wireless Articles

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La Salle U Upgrades Networking with Sidera Gear and Services

La Salle University has expanded its networking capacity by replacing edge devices and cutting over to a new Internet service provider.

Romanian University Builds Network for Collaboration in Research

Polytechnic University in Bucharest (UBP) has developed a high-performance grid platform to increase research capacity and enable students and teachers to collaborate more closely in national and international research projects.

Internet2 and ESnet Span Country with 100 Gigabit Network

The promise of 100 Gbps data transfer in the United States just got more real with completion of a transcontinental network that delivers 8.8 terabits of capacity.

Xirrus Intros Modular Wireless Switch Family

Wireless network vendor Xirrus has launched what it's promoting as the "first modular chassis-based wireless switch." The new XR series of wireless arrays allows IT staff to perform both radio and software upgrades, giving the devices a potentially longer life in the enterprise.

The Eye of the Storm

Consumer IT and student expectations are bearing down on higher ed, whether it’s ready or not.

Florida State Improves User Experience with New Aruba Wi-Fi

Florida State University (FSU) is in the midst of upgrading its Wi-Fi network to 802.11n. The 40,000-student university is upgrading its wireless infrastructure to optimize the user experience and gain control over network security.



Tennessee Wesleyan College Extends Connectivity on Campus

Tennessee Wesleyan College has rolled out a new, high-performance converged mobile network that will give students, faculty, and staff access to secure, reliable wired and wireless Internet access.

Extreme Networks Unveils 'Snap-on' WiFi Access Points for Colleges

Extreme Networks has released the Altitude 4511 Wallplace Access Point.

Meru Invites Guest Management Firm Identity Networks into the Fold

A major wireless vendor with a presence in the education market has purchased a small technology firm for its expertise in network guest management. Silicon Valley-based Meru Networks has acquired UK-based Identity Networks, which sells guest and device access management applications. Neither company disclosed the terms of the deal.

VMware and Cisco Launching 'Extensible LAN for the Cloud'

VMware and Cisco are rolling out enhancements to their combined virtualization solutions, along with improvements to several desktop virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. The companies have also debuted the new Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) architecture, which forms the basis of a scalable LAN for the cloud.