Universities are facing increasing demands for Internet service in student housing (ResNet) while coping with reduced budgets and support staff, according to the first annual State of the ResNet report.
Bronxville-based Concordia College has made energy efficiency upgrades designed to save the school nearly $100,000 per year.
The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), part of the Open University (OU), is upgrading its storage infrastructure to support the growing needs of academic researchers at the institute.
Yuma-based Arizona Western College has begun generating its own electrical power through a solar installation that uses five different types of technologies.
Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA has completed two solar systems that will save the school as much as $1.6 million over the next 20 years.
Mission College in Santa Clara, CA has completed a solar system designed to save the school approximately $8.5 million in electricity costs over 25 years.
University of Alabama Deputy CIO Scott Montgomery reveals how the institution is responding to the growing need for wireless connectivity on campus.
Columbia College Chicago, a private arts and media college with 12,000 students, has upgraded its network to tap into dark fiber maintained by Sidera Networks.
Utah State University has gradually upgraded its wireless infrastructure and stuck with the same vendor it chose back in 2007 for a campus-wide wireless deployment.
Cornell University plans to use geothermal and solar power to build the fourth largest net-zero energy building as the centerpiece for its proposed New York City Tech campus on Roosevelt Island.