Wireless Networking

Creating the Mobile Campus

A University Business virtual roundtable discussion, sponsored by Verizon

10 college and university CIOs from a diverse group of institutions around the country joined University Business on July 17 for an online roundtable discussion about bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environments, data security in the mobile age, the biggest challenges they face, and what it takes to create the mobile campus. 

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Hey, Auburn University Football Fans - We Have You Covered

New Wi-Fi Network to Provide Connected, Interactive Experience for Thousands of Visitors and Sports Fans

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Exinda Edge WAN Optimization Solution Powers Today’s Dynamic Learning Network

Exinda, a global provider of next-generation WAN optimization and application assurance solutions, today announced the first solution specifically designed to assure the performance of the Learning Network – networks at schools, colleges, and universities that must meet the academic requirements of their institution as well as the social interaction of the students that study, live, and play within it.

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Wireless Network Upgrade Expands Mobile Device Usage

Wireless Network Upgrade Expands Mobile Device Usage Technology improvements expand indoor and outdoor Internet access

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Smartphones At School: Seton Hall To Give Freshman Class Free Phones In New Program

Seton Hall University professors shouldn’t be surprised if they catch freshmen texting in class this fall.

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Move your campus to the mobile age

Universities deploy AT&T Campus Guide to create a smartphone app integrating almost all system data.

With  smartphones and mobile devices everywhere on campus, students expect complete mobile access to everything from course assignments and grades to events and sports news. This web seminar, originally presented on April 11, 2012, explored how two schools use AT&T Campus Guide, enabling them to keep students and staff connected, informed and engaged while on the go.

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Education Industry Solutions Consultant

Wireless Backhaul Saves Campus About $400K

As with anything that sounds too good, there’s a catch with 4G. The towers and antennas that provide it require backhaul support, typically leased fiber that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to install. The good news is there is a much cheaper solution available.

4G: Is It Time for an Upgrade?

Why institutions are making the switch to 4G

Faster than 3G and not range limited like Wi-Fi, 4G is very attractive to campus administrators and technology users alike.

"Students, faculty, and staff expect quick communication wherever they go," says David Morton, director of mobile communications at the University of Washington. Upgrading to 4G is about participating in the expansion of faster broadband mobile coverage and reaping the benefits. Early adopters and experts reveal the benefits campuses with 4G are realizing today and how they are achieving them.

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"Managing the Unmanageable: Digital Governance in Higher Education" at UBTech 2012

Higher education presents many unique challenges that make it difficult to fully leverage the power and potential of the digital, which includes the web, social and mobile.

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Network Support After Dark

Most institutions not offering 24/7 helpdesk support

Few students—traditional or nontraditional—complete their work within the 9-5 work day. Rather, libraries and dorm rooms are bustling late into the night with students burning the midnight oil. But, according to findings from the 2012 ACUTA (The Association for Information Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education) ResNet Survey, only 9 percent of colleges and universities offer 24/7 network support.