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Meru Launches WiFi Bundles for Education with Free Support and Controllers

Meru Networks is launching six new wireless networking bundles designed to cut hardware and support costs for colleges and universities.

The TCO and ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Calculating the TCO and ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Cost savings is one of the main arguments made for desktop virtualization. Here, the CIO of Lone Star College System shares how to calculate the TCO and ROI of your virtualization project.

Aruba Debuts Cloud-Managed WiFi, 1.3 Gbps 802.11ac APs

Aruba Networks has launched a new cloud-managed wireless network solution, which combines the Aruba Central cloud-based management service, the Aruba Instant 155 wireless and wired access point (AP), the Aruba Instant 220 series 802.11ac wireless AP, and a new version of the Aruba Instant operating system (OS), Aruba Instant OS version 3.3.

Gigabit WiFi: Aerohive Ships 802.11ac APs

Aerohive Networks has released two new wireless access points (APs) that support the leading edge 802.11ac gigabit wireless standard.

Rice Researchers Developing Optical Network To Master Big Data Management

A grant-funded network initiative at Rice University will be researching development of high-performance, low-power, optical networking devices and programmable packet switches at the same time it provides a new way for researchers on campus to manage the piles of data they're generating in their projects.

U Kansas Rolls Out Distributed Antenna Systems to Boost Wireless Coverage

KU's three-year, multi-million dollar DAS rollout aims to improve wireless coverage and capacity across the 1,000-acre campus.



Hacking the Classroom: Purdue U's Approach to Augmented Learning

Informatics Director Kyle Bowen explains how Purdue U is once again "hacking the classroom" by tying together the disparate apps and devices students bring with them, all in an effort to improve the ways in which technology can enhance teaching and learning.

Bradford Networks Launches Cloud-Based NAC Service for Schools

Bradford Networks, a provider of secure network access control (NAC) solutions, has launched its new Network Sentry cloud service.

802.11ac: Future-Proofing the Wireless Campus

Determined not to be caught off-guard by changing technology needs on campus, the University of Houston is revamping its wireless infrastructure and piloting the upcoming 802.11ac WiFi standard.

The Community College as a Portal to Everything Else

Community colleges have always served their communities beyond traditional academic programs and course offerings. Here, a CIO talks about his opportunities to influence the future of broadband access in his region.