There's good reason to step back--even when things are ticking along smoothly--and examine where we really stand in the world of broadband technologies. As comfortable as we might be when things seem to be working, there are visionary leaders who are reminding us that we could do better.
North Carolina State University has announced plans to automate mobile device registration and provide secure onboarding of devices connecting to its wireless network.
This fall, students housed in a new freshman residence by the University of Texas at Austin will connect to the Internet at speeds about 115 times as fast as the average home connection in the United States. Each user in each room in the Callaway House will be provided with a gigabit Internet amenity service, covered as part of the students' rent.
Even as schools strive to keep their networks and school data secure, they also want students to have a carefree, Starbucks-style wireless experience. NAC can help.
The University of Arizona has plans to implement a distributed antenna system to improve cellular voice and data coverage and capacity for its stadium and surrounding areas.
Bandwidth availability and high performance computing is on the rise nationally on college campuses, according to data from the National Science Foundation's latest Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities.
In an effort to deal with "exponential growth" of personal devices on its campus, San Diego State University is rolling out Aruba Networks' ClearPass Access Management System.
Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia has invested $14 million to build an intelligent network with advanced mobility and video technologies to support innovation, collaboration, and efficiency.
With students and faculty now accessing applications in the cloud, IT departments should consider the merits of federating, centralizing--and even outsourcing--identity management. The rewards? Greater security, convenience, and lower costs.
When it comes to mobile, can campus users be left to their own devices? Universities are increasingly turning to mobile device management solutions to create some order--and security--whether the devices are BYO or institutionally owned.