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IoT to Represent More Than Half of Connected Device Landscape by 2021

The total number of devices connected to IP networks is projected to be three times the global population by 2021. Internet of things (IoT) technologies specifically are expected to represent more than half of the total 27.1 billion devices and connections.

Steve Hargadon Wants Tech — and Individuals — to Revolutionize Education

Steve Hargadon wants a revolution in education. He is the founder and director of the Learning Revolution Project, a social networking website for educators, as well as a vehicle for online and in-person educational conferences. During the ISTE conference in San Antonio, TX, Hargadon will present at three sessions.

Higher Ed Security Org Uses DNS Database to Track Criminal Action

An organization that provides security services to the research and education community at large has gone public with its adoption of an historic DNS database service.

When Students Whine About WiFi on Twitter

The University of Georgia and Arizona State have turned to Twitter feeds to monitor just how satisfied students are with campus wireless. Here's what they've learned.

Internet2 Names New President and CEO

Internet2 today named broadband industry executive Howard Pfeffer as the national research and education organization's president and chief executive officer.

Rasmussen College Opens Learning Center to Help Close Chicago’s Digital Divide

A new, technology-infused learning center from Rasmussen College will offer broadband connectivity, computer workstations and academic coaching to high school students at Chicago Public Schools, college students and local community members.



UMass Implements Centralized Threat Lifecycle Management Platform

The University of Massachusetts system has a new defense against network security threats: a centralized platform from LogRhythm.

House Votes to Repeal Online Privacy Regulations Issued by Obama Administration

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

Wearables, Netflix Streaming Hit Campus Bandwidth Hard

For the first year ever, higher ed institutions have reported that they're feeling the squeeze on bandwidth consumption from wearable devices. And colleges and universities have placed TV and video consumption — and specifically Netflix — at the top of the list as the application contributing most to the growth of bandwidth demand on campus.

Wireless Demand (and Supply) Just Keeps Going Up

It's no wonder students expect comprehensive WiFi when they come to campus. After all, that has become the "ResNet" norm on most campuses. Seventy-seven percent of colleges report WiFi throughout 81 to 100 percent of their campuses. On top of that, 70.5 percent of campuses dedicate at least a gigabit or more per student for ResNet activities; 27 percent offer as much as 7Gb or more.

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