The Influx of iPads, Tablets and Wi-Fi Enabled Devices on Campus
— Is your Wireless Network prepared?

Colleges and universities see value in intelligent wireless networking. Mobility is the new norm, faculty and students expect to connect without wires. They depend on it to support faculty and to prepare students for an increasingly mobile world, educational organizations must fully integrate wireless into their connectivity strategy. If you have any questions about your wireless network infrastructure, please send an email to

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GigaOM Report: Deploy a Wireless Network at Wired-like Speed : Industry Report

This paper follows the ascent of Wi-Fi and looks at how its expanding role within the enterprise — including public or private organizations in the education, health care, government and safety sectors.

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10 Steps to Getting IT Learners Job Ready: White Paper

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How Institutions Are Meeting The Coming Bandwidth Tsunami: White Paper

A massive growth in network bandwidth requirements in higher education is underway, driven by factors ranging from e-learning to research needs to rapidly growing residential networks. High-performance managed optical fiber networks are in use already by governments, commercial carriers, large enterprises, and many higher education and research institutions. As the bandwidth wave sweeps forward, how can you best position your institution’s network to serve your users? Campus Technology interviewed a panel of experts in education technology networks, asking them to share their strategies for meeting future network demand.

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  • iPads in the Classroom: Understanding Wi-Fi Performance and Device Management for BYOD

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    The Gartner Group recently commented "Without proper planning deploying iPads will require 300% more Wi-Fi." That statement reflects the dramatic impact the iPad has had on networks. It is not just iPads though – over 1 million wireless-only mobile devices (tablets, smart phones, etc.) are being activated every day. The majority of Wi-Fi networks are just not designed to support these loads.
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