It's time to reconsider voice over IP: Benefits
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There was no better test of Western Kentucky University's emergency notification system than the events that happened on Oct. 22, 2008, when 911 dispatchers received a mid-day cell phone call of shots being fired and sightings of gunmen on the Bowling Green university's community college campus.
When a crisis occurs--and it will occur sometime--is your campus prepared to notify the stakeholders?
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland is replacing stand-alone wireless access points(APs) on its campus with a centrally controlled wireless network. Theuniversity, known in Polish as Uniwersytet Miko_aja Kopernika (UMK), is usingequipment Meru Networks to provide secure wireless Internet access.
The Department of Higher Education Policy Planning and Coordination (HEPPC), part of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is making progress on creating a national data warehouse that will integrate data from all segments of higher education in the country, as well as other data sources.
No matter how solid your disaster recovery plan, the consequences of true disaster languish for years. For the individuals and institutions involved, a catastrophe changes assumptions, priorities, behaviors, and expectations.
Inova Solutions, which sells emergency message displays, has upgraded its visual mass notification system, Inova OnAlert. The enhanced system offers e-mail-based message delivery, audible tones to complement visual messages, and a synchronized timekeeping function.
Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ has completed deployment of a commercial satellite communications system that will provide distance learning for its students.
Cooper Notification has launched Cooper Desktop Notification, which allows users to send real-time emergency alerts to computer desktops across the network. The new release is powered by the company's Roam Secure Alert Network emergency text and voice alerting system.
Southern Adventist University, a 2,500-student school in southern Tennessee, has deployed ADC's InterReach Fusion in-building cellular system to improve connectivity in student housing and enable the decommissioning of wired telephone service for students.