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Network Outage Hits Western Michigan U on Last Day of Finals

The last day of finals week wasn't a good one for students at Western Michigan University. Two failed routers that were meant to provide redundancy to each other created an "unprecedented computer network failure" at the campus, preventing many students from logging into the network, taking online exams or turning in last-minute assignments.

How Low-Cost IoT Solutions Can Improve the Student Experience

Modest investments in the Internet of Things can have a significant impact on students' journey through college. Here's how one institution implemented IoT tech to provide extra student supports in key areas.

Researchers Say It's Time to Build an IoT Engineering Discipline

Three researchers argue in a recent article in the IEEE magazine that it's time to create an engineering discipline in more colleges and universities as well as vocational schools focused on the Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems.

Edge Computing Experiments at Carnegie Mellon Get Lift from Azure

Microsoft is the latest company to join a program at Carnegie Mellon University to experiment with "edge" computing, the idea of bringing computing and storage resources closer to the user to reduce latency and data traffic. The university's Open Edge Computing Initiative is running a set of projects to help researchers and industry understand the benefits and limitations of this technological approach.

Liberty U Upgrades Network, Stadium in Move to NCAA Division I

Virginia's Liberty University has updated its stadium network infrastructure as part of an overall remodel undertaken as part of its decision to move its football team into a new NCAA division for the start of the 2019 season.

Talari Launches SD-WAN Solution for Connecting Multiple Cloud Services

Talari Networks announced a new offering targeting the growing software-defined wide-area-network space, highlighting connectivity to multiple cloud services.



OpenDaylight Releases Updates to SDN Controller, Network Functions Virtualization Platform

The ninth release of the OpenDaylight software-defined networking and network functions virtualization platform is out, adding new functionality and marking adoption gains.

Organizations Struggling to Keep Pace with SDN, Networking Trends

A new study found that organizations across sectors, including education, are hard put to keep pace with new developments in the networking industry.

Valdosta State U Increases Bandwidth by 150 Percent

In response to greater faculty and student demand for faster internet speeds, Valdosta State University has expanded its bandwidth capacity from 2 gigabits per second to 5.

ResNet Costs Growing, Yet Fewer Institutions Have a Strategic Plan

A recent survey among IT, housing and business people at colleges and universities found that the number of schools with a strategic plan incorporating the ResNet has fallen from 62 percent in 2017 to 52 percent this year.

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