Columbia College Chicago Leverages Cutting-edge Dark Fiber Solution to Greatly Expand Bandwidth Availability

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

For many colleges, students downloading videos, photographs, music and other media-rich content is an activity that strains the network and the patience of IT staff. However, at Columbia College Chicago, the largest private arts and media college in North America, accessing and editing media content in real time is vital to students and their studies, but the college had an aging network that limited their access to critical course materials. Working with CDW Government LLC (CDW-G), a leading provider of technology solutions to government, education and healthcare customers, the college is implementing a dark fiber solution that will significantly expand bandwidth to all campus locations.

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