Networking & Wireless Articles

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Network Access Control That Users Won't Hate

Even as schools strive to keep their networks and school data secure, they also want students to have a carefree, Starbucks-style wireless experience. NAC can help.

U of Arizona Plans Distributed Antenna System for Improved Cellular Coverage

The University of Arizona has plans to implement a distributed antenna system to improve cellular voice and data coverage and capacity for its stadium and surrounding areas.

Report: Computing Infrastructure Resources at Academic Institutions Up Substantially

Bandwidth availability and high performance computing is on the rise nationally on college campuses, according to data from the National Science Foundation's latest Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities.

San Diego State Deploys Access Management System To Deal with Growing BYOD

In an effort to deal with "exponential growth" of personal devices on its campus, San Diego State University is rolling out Aruba Networks' ClearPass Access Management System.

Flinders U Upgrades Campus Network To Support Advanced Mobility and Video Technologies

Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia has invested $14 million to build an intelligent network with advanced mobility and video technologies to support innovation, collaboration, and efficiency.

Identity Management in the Cloud

Identity Management in the Cloud

With students and faculty now accessing applications in the cloud, IT departments should consider the merits of federating, centralizing--and even outsourcing--identity management. The rewards? Greater security, convenience, and lower costs.



How to Manage Mobile Device Mayhem

How to Manage Mobile Device Mayhem

When it comes to mobile, can campus users be left to their own devices? Universities are increasingly turning to mobile device management solutions to create some order--and security--whether the devices are BYO or institutionally owned.

Limerick Institute of Technology Manages Data Increase with Ethernet Storage Area Network

The Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) in Ireland has implemented an Ethernet storage area network (SAN) featuring high performance arrays with serial-attached-SCSI (SAS) disks.

U Cincinnati Implements 100 Percent Wireless Coverage on Main Campus

The University of Cincinnati has upgraded its wireless network and now provides secure wireless coverage across its main campus to support more than 38,000 simultaneously connected mobile devices on a daily basis.

Network Research Lab at U Illinois Adopts Open Switches

The Ocean Cluster for Experimental Architectures in Networks (OCEAN) laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has implemented open switches to support its research in software-defined networks (SDN), security, cloud computing, and low-latency networks.