Telecommunications


Texas A M To Migrate Operations to VoIP

Texas A&M University has signed a three-year $20 million renewal of an agreement with Verizon Business to provide traditional voice and data network services, cabling, and managed services. Under separate agreements, Verizon Business will also migrate the majority of Texas A&M's operations to voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) while providing the university with advanced audio-conferencing services.

Carnegie Mellon To Deploy Self-Healing Wireless Mesh Network for Emergency Notifications

Metis Secure Solutions has launched a new location-based emergency notification system, developed in cooperation with Carnegie Mellon University and aimed at addressing the perceived shortcomings of other alert systems.

eOn, Esnatech Partner To Develop UC Platform for Education

eOn Communications and Esna Technologies have paired up to release a unified communications suite for education aimed at helping institutions automate and streamline "core processes."

e2Campus Adds Desktop Alert Integration

Omnilert has expanded the capabilities of its emergency alert system for education, e2Campus. The system now integrates with SpectraRep's desktop alert platform, ActiveAccess.

Texas A&M Goes AtHoc for Campus Notification

Texas A&M University has selected AtHoc IWSAlerts software for its integrated mass notification system to provide campus-wide emergency alerting.



Thunderbird, Kentucky State Go Live with e2Campus Emergency Notification Service

Thunderbird School of Global Management and Kentucky State University are among a number of higher education institutions that have recently implemented an e2Campus emergency notification system from Omnilert.

He Who Hesitates Fears Cost

He Who Hesitates Fears Cost

It's time to reconsider voice over IP: Benefits abound, drawbacks are fading and, in the long run, VoIP is cost-effective.

The Many Modes of Emergency Notification at Western Kentucky U

There was no better test of Western Kentucky University's emergency notification system than the events that happened on Oct. 22, 2008, when 911 dispatchers received a mid-day cell phone call of shots being fired and sightings of gunmen on the Bowling Green university's community college campus.

Emergency Mass Notification Revisited

When a crisis occurs--and it will occur sometime--is your campus prepared to notify the stakeholders?

Polish University Centralizes Campus Wireless with Meru Equipment

Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland is replacing stand-alone wireless access points(APs) on its campus with a centrally controlled wireless network. Theuniversity, known in Polish as Uniwersytet Miko_aja Kopernika (UMK), is usingequipment Meru Networks to provide secure wireless Internet access.