Networking & Wireless Articles

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Internet2 SDN Network Adds Multi-Tenancy

Internet2 has added a new resource that enables its national education network to be divided into segments that can be allocated for use as multiple, discrete private networks by specific research or other user communities.

Researchers Demonstrate Faster Data Transmission Over New Kind of Fiber

A team of researchers at universities in Florida and the Netherlands may have developed a new kind of optical fiber that can transmit data at more than 20 times current top speeds.

New Data Security Pressures Driving Next Generation Firewalls

The firewalls and intrusion protection systems in use by educational organizations to protect their enterprise networks may not be keeping up with the new security demands of virtualized data centers.

Researchers Propose Application To Bypass Internet Traffic Jams

Researchers from Cornell University, the University of Southern California and University of Massachusetts have proposed an application to help network operators find the best routes for their data and bypass Internet traffic jams.

Ithaca College Updates Wi-Fi

Ithaca College in New York is upgrading to an 802.11ac wireless network to provide improved bandwidth, density and coverage campus-wide, including 29 academic and administrative buildings.

Internet of Things

How Will Campus Networks Handle the Internet of Things' 26 Billion Devices?

The exponential growth of the Internet of Things will challenge college and university wireless networks with large quantities of data, security concerns, bandwidth demands and more.



Radboud U Adopts New Identity Management Software for 25,000 Students

Radboud University has turned to identity management software to gain control over user access to network resources, including secure data.

Illinois State U Updates Network To Support Classroom Tech

Illinois State University has upgraded its network to the latest 802.11ac wireless technology to support more than 30,000 mobile and wireless devices, including collaboration tools and classroom technology.

Buffalo State Outsources ResNet

Multiple institutions that are part of the State University of New York System are choosing to outsource the build out of wireless connectivity in their residence dorms. SUNY Buffalo State, with nearly 11,000 students, will be working with Apogee, a company that specifically manages campus residential networks.

U Wisconsin Adopts 100Gb Packet Filtering

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has gone public with its choice of switch technology to perform packet filtering and traffic aggregation on its research network.