Networking & Wireless Articles

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OpenDNS Enterprise Insights Supports Microsoft Active Directory

Network security provider OpenDNS has launched OpenDNS Enterprise Insights, a new service that expands on the existing OpenDNS Enterprise service to include visibility and control through Microsoft Active Directory.

Researchers Tackle How Cars Can Share Data via WiFi

As automakers continue working on the best approach for adding communications technology to their cars, a project involving researchers from MIT, Georgetown University, and the National University of Singapore will help ensure that WiFi has a fighting chance against other pricier offerings.

AIR.U Consortium Looks To Boost Bandwidth in Underserved Colleges

A consortium of higher education groups, technology companies, and non-profits is aiming to upgrade wireless broadband infrastructure in underserved colleges and their surrounding communities.

Using Social Media to Manage the BYOD Wave

A device-management tool is helping Seton Hill University administer its mobile network via social media--using plain English.

IPv6 Now Enabled by Default on Thousands of Web sites and Many Home Routers and ISPs

The Internet Society held its World IPv6 Launch event last week, with participating companies making the switch to IPv6 permanent.

Breaking Mobile Down

Institutions need to take a dual approach to their mobile strategy.

Prince George's CC and Alabama A&M Upgrade Wireless with Aruba

Two institutions of higher education--one in Maryland and the other in Alabama--have chosen to deploy Aruba Networks wireless equipment to keep pace with student demand.

Building a Statewide Enterprise Active Directory

Virginia's Community College System connects its 23 institutions with a new, single sign-on Enterprise Active Directory.

Regent U Secures Network with Cloud-Based OpenDNS

Regent University has implemented a new Internet security application intended to block user access to Web sites known to carry malware and to stop infected machines from being able to access the network.

Texas AM Upgrades Network to 802.11n

Texas A&M University is deep into an upgrade of its legacy wireless network with a shift off of 802.11b/g provided by Cisco and onto 802.11n and Aruba Networks hardware.