Wireless Networking

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.

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College of the Holy Cross Selects Aruba Networks’ MOVE Architecture, Unifying Wired and Wireless Access

Aruba Networks, Inc. today announced that the College of the Holy Cross had replaced its existing 802.11 a/g wireless network with a new 802.11n wireless network based on the Aruba Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture. The college has also deployed Aruba’s S3500 Mobility Access Switches to enable unified policy enforcement across both wired and wireless networks.

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AIRAYA ships secure multipoint versions of WirelessGRID-300 and WG300s enabling up to 300 Mbps wireless performance on private outdoor wireless networks

AIRAYA's new WirelessGRID-300 and WG300 multipoint radio products provide best in class performance for secure, proven, predictable and private outdoor wireless multipoint systems.

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There's an App for That

Answers to common questions about getting started with institutional apps

Social networking, online banking, entertainment... There’s an app for that—and for everything else you can think of. When it comes to higher ed, there’s an app for that, too. From behind-the-scenes mobile CRM apps to in-your-face athletic program apps, campus administrators are developing ways to make students’, administrators’, and faculty members’ lives a bit easier (or just more fun).

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American University Selects Safe•Connect Nac From Impulse Point To Enhance Security Of Campus Network And Support Virtualization Strategy

Impulse Point, provider of the industry’s most scalable and easiest to deploy and maintain Network Access Control (NAC) solutions, today announced that American University has selected Impulse Point’s Safe•Connect NAC to replace Cisco’s Clean Access NAC to expand and secure its network capabilities.

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The State of the Mobile Web in Higher Ed

Mobile solutions and strategies--and the budgets behind them

Is 2011 going to be the "Year of the Mobile Web" for higher education? A few studies have already hinted it. According to a white paper published by The Nielsen Company in December 2010, "Mobile Youth Around the World," 48 percent of the 15- to 24-year-olds in the U.S. now browse the web on their mobile devices?even though only 33 percent own smartphones. The Pew Internet and American Life Project concurred in its own report, "Mobile Access 2010," released in July 2010.

The State of the Mobile Web in Higher Ed

Mobile solutions and strategies--and the budgets behind them

Is 2011 going to be the “Year of the Mobile Web” for higher education? A few studies have already hinted it. According to a white paper published by The Nielsen Company in December 2010, “Mobile Youth Around the World,” 48 percent of the 15- to 24-year-olds in the U.S. now browse the web on their mobile devices--even though only 33 percent own smartphones. The Pew Internet and American Life Project concurred in its own report, “Mobile Access 2010,” released in July 2010.

Behind the News

The stories making headlines in higher education.

Who are you and how did you find us? That's what admissions officers at colleges and universities all over the country are asking this year as "stealth applications" proliferate.

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