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UC Irvine Finally Adding Wi-Fi to Residence Halls

Undergraduates living on campus this coming fall at the University of California, Irvine will finally be able to unplug their devices in the residence halls. The institution is in the process of installing 802.11ac in the residential housing as part of a longer-term campus-wide wireless upgrade.

More Bandwidth Per User: Keeping Up With Student Demand

More Bandwidth Per User: Keeping Up With Student Demand

Houston Community College, already among the fastest schools in Internet speed, still must work to keep up with ever-increasing student expectations.

Enterprise Wireless Shows Signs of Slowing in 2015

Growth of the wireless local area network (WLAN) enterprise market in the first quarter of 2015 slowed significantly compared to preceding quarters but still increased 3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.

Aruba Networks Debuts 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point

The Aruba 320 AP is the company's first to offer dynamic multi-user multiple input/multiple output grouping.

25 Gigabit Ethernet Gaining Traction

Network administrators running data centers where moving directly to 100 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) is too big a leap may have an easier time making the transition with 25 GbE, demonstrated by QLogic and Huawei.

U Montana Speeds Research with Internet2 100 Gbps Connection

The University of Montana has revved up its research network with a new 100 Gbps fiber connection to the Internet2 Network.



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6 ResNet Pain Points and What To Do About Them

Today's students expect high-performance residential networks with plenty of bandwidth and anytime, anywhere wireless access. Here are the top ResNet challenges at institutions across the country.

Barracuda and Aerohive Beef up Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.

How Virtualization Makes BYOD Better

Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).

Hudson Valley Community College Deploys Fiber-Based Internet

Hudson Valley Community College in New York state has implemented fiber-based Internet to its main campus and a dedicated point-to-point Ethernet connection between the main campus and satellite campuses.