Today's students expect high-performance residential networks with plenty of bandwidth and anytime, anywhere wireless access. Here are the top ResNet challenges at institutions across the country.
Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.
Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).
Hudson Valley Community College in New York state has implemented fiber-based Internet to its main campus and a dedicated point-to-point Ethernet connection between the main campus and satellite campuses.
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has implemented secure private network connections to eight colleges and universities.
The University of Kansas’s newest residential communities will be tricked out with high-speed wired and WiFi services, cable television and 24/7 support .
Today's colleges and universities face an ever-increasing demand for bandwidth in residential networks. And as schools upgrade tech infrastructure, increase ResNet funding, bolster bandwidth and/or consider outsourcing, they are increasingly "on the lookout for ways to improve the value and performance of their ResNet to meet student demand," according to the 2015 State of ResNet Report.
The volume of data captured by the Internet of Things (IoT) will exceed 1.6 zettabytes by 2020, according to a recent forecast from ABI Research.
At the Internet2 Global Summit taking place in Washington, DC April 26-30, researchers in the life sciences will meet with engineers and technology leaders in the research and education community to discuss the advancement of IT infrastructure and applications for big data.
When cellular carriers cannot solve coverage problems on campus, universities turn to signal boosters to fill in the gaps.