Networking & Wireless Articles

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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.

Cal State L.A. Implements Campus-Wide 802.11ac Infrastructure

California State University, Los Angeles has upgraded its wireless infrastructure to 802.11ac.

Aerohive Unveils Ruggedized 802.11ac Outdoor Access Point

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.

American University of Sharjah Deploys Campus-Wide Wi-Fi

American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has implemented wireless infrastructure across its 200-acre campus, including lecture halls, student dorms and outdoor green spaces.

Judson University Boosts Bandwidth

Judson University has implemented fiber-based Ethernet services at its main campus in Elgin, IL, to increase the bandwidth available to students and faculty accessing online classes and educational resources, as well as for administrative and recreational network usage.

California Research and Education Network Gets 100-Gigabit Backbone

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California has upgraded the core backbone of the California Research and Education Network to 100 gigabits per second.