Networking & Wireless Articles

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U Alabama Enhances Wireless Coverage for Football Stadium

The University of Alabama's new distributed antenna system (DAS) has increased wireless coverage and data speeds to mobile device users at the institution's Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Tuning the Wireless

CT examines the 6 biggest challenges to improving wireless service on campus--and learns how three schools are forging solutions.

Connecting the Dots in DAS

With the use of smartphones soaring, distributed antenna systems (DAS) offer schools a way to improve cellular service, even in the most problematic corners of campus.

Arcadia U Shifts to Aruba for Wireless LAN

An infrastructure upgrade at Arcadia University in Philadelphia has replaced gigabit Ethernet with 10 gigabit fiber optic cabling and a predominantly Cisco-based wireless network with a new one built on Aruba Networks gear.

Community College of Baltimore County Beefs Up 'Fab Lab' Network

CCBC enhances the network services at its Fab Lab to meet the growing bandwidth demands of the students, faculty, and community members using the high-tech digital fabrication workshop.

10 Do's and Don'ts of Outsourcing the ResNet

Students living on campus demand ever-increasing levels of network bandwidth, coverage, and services. When tackling a residential networking overhaul, consider these best practices.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges Revamp Wireless Network for BYOD

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS) are deploying an Aruba wireless LAN that will allow students, faculty, staff, and guests to use their personal mobile devices to access the HWS network and internet campuswide.

New Academic Wireless Research Center to Open at NYU-Poly

Twenty-five engineering, computer science, and medical professors, as well as more than 100 graduate students, and post-doctoral researchers from three New York University schools--Polytechnic Institute of NYU, NYU School of Medicine, and NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences--are part of a new academic research center for the exploration of advanced wireless technologies, computing, and medical applications.

Preparing for Back-to-School BYOD

With the BYOD trend on campus growing ever stronger, an IT network analyst shares his checklist to help ensure that your campus network is ready to manage the onslaught.

Broadband, High-Speed Fiber Networking Infrastructure: A Community College Vision

Los Angeles Community College District is making plans for ConnectLACCD: a broadband fiber ring that will link each campus and create a district-wide high-speed network; provide district-wide broadband wireless coverage; facilitate resilient administrative systems and establish regional backup capabilities that can save hundreds of thousands of dollars on backup alone; and establish scalability that will truly meet LACCD's future networking needs.