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RIT App Measures Cellular Coverage and Download Speeds

Telecommunications engineers at the Rochester Institute of Technology have created a new smartphone app that maps cellular coverage areas and measures the actual download speeds of different carriers.

Babson Lab to Experiment with IoT for Social Good

Babson College's Lewis Institute for Social Innovation has launched the IoT For Good Lab to encourage the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) for social good.

Emory & Henry College Turns to Managed WiFi for Wireless Revamp

In an effort to boost recruitment and retention as well as enhance the student and faculty experience, Emory & Henry College has upgraded its wireless network with a managed WiFi service from Apogee.

Bandwidth Optimization Leading Reason for Software-Defined WAN Adoption

An IDC survey found that bandwidth optimization (36 percent), consistent application security (31 percent), integration with existing WANs (28 percent) and improved automation and self-provisioning (28 percent) were the most common reasons enterprises are considering SD-WAN adoptions.

Survey: E-mail, Storage Are Top IT Functions in the Cloud

Fifty-nine percent of IT and network managers in a recent survey use the cloud to support e-mail at their institution, and 41 percent for data file storage.

Florida Atlantic U Advances Research with 10 Gbps Network

Large data transfers, cross-campus collaboration and information sharing are advancing research at Florida Atlantic University, thanks to 10 Gigabit-per-second Ethernet from Comcast Business.



Netherlands College Fixes Empty Classroom Problem with IoT Platform

The solution? Drenthe College installed hundreds of Bluetooth-enabled sensors around campus connected to an Azure IoT Hub, which lets administrators measure classroom capacity as well as update the campus’s scheduling system to allow more on-the-fly-meetings.

'Smart' Campuses Invest in the Internet of Things

Forward-thinking CIOs are exploring the potential of IoT technologies in higher education and heading off challenges along the way.

FCC Auction to Fill in Rural Broadband Gaps

The Connect America Fund Phase II auction (otherwise known as "Auction 903") will award up to $198 million annually for 10 years to service providers that commit to offer deliver 10 Mbps-caliber voice and broadband services to fixed locations in unserved high-cost areas.

NC Community College System Modernizes IT Infrastructure at 40 Campuses

The 58-campus North Carolina Community College System recently selected Fujitsu M10 servers and Ellucian software to be implemented at 40 colleges. As a result, NCCCS is experiencing a 50 percent decrease in power consumption using the energy efficient green technology, in addition to faster response times.

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