Networking & Wireless Articles

Welcome to Campus Technology's article listing page for networking / wireless in higher education institutions.

SUNY Buffalo State

Why We Outsourced Our ResNet

When SUNY Buffalo State's residential network infrastructure couldn't keep up with student demand, the institution looked to a ResNet provider for a much-needed overhaul.

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Staying Ahead of Wireless Demand with 802.11ac

Faced with the ever-growing wireless needs of students and faculty, savvy colleges and universities are future-proofing their networks with the new 802.11ac standard.

U Connecticut Upgrades to 100 Gbps Fiber Connection

The University of Connecticut has implemented a 100 gigabit per second Layer 2/Layer 3 fiber connection through the Internet2 network backbone to support data intensive research collaboration and exchange between UConn researchers and their peers around the world.

Marywood U Streamlines Account Provisioning with Tools4ever

Looking for a more efficient way to provision user accounts for its 3,200-plus students, faculty and staff, Marywood University in Pennsylvania has rolled out the User Management Resource Administrator from identity and access management provider Tools4ever.

OpenCloudMesh Project Connects Private Research Clouds To Facilitate Collaboration

ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.

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Feds Warn of Risks to Sensitive Data on University Servers

The United States Department of Homeland Security is warning universities that their information-filled IT infrastructures might give hackers access to sensitive federal networks.

Washington State U Deploys Optical LAN for Campus Housing

Washington State University plans to upgrade its broadband infrastructure for on-campus housing with a passive optical LAN solution.

Campuswide WiFi Upgrade Enhances Learning at Lamar University

Thousands of students, faculty, staff and visitors at Lamar University in Texas now have access to super-high-speed wireless thanks to a campuswide WiFi infrastructure upgrade. The university rolled out an 802.11ac WiFi network from Ruckus Wireless as part of an effort to infuse technology into the teaching and learning experience.

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University of San Diego Implements Deduplication Appliance to Back Up Highly Virtualized Environment

The University of San Diego has virtualized nearly all of its IT infrastructure and has now dramatically reduced the backup times and storage requirements for its virtual environment, all while saving money.

OneCommunity: Opening 2015 with 100 Gigabit Network Services

OneCommunity announced that it will offer, in 2015, the first 100 gigabit, commercially available network services. CT talked with OneCommunity CEO Lev Gonick and Case Western Reserve University CIO Sue Workman, to find out how the work might serve as a model as high speed networking technologies mature.