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Networking & Wireless


Facing Down Network Issues in a Massively Mobile District

With nearly 8,400 school-owned and bring-your-own devices (BYOD) running at any given time, the IT team at Eanes Independent School District knows a thing or two about the value of high uptime. In fact, this Austin, TX-based district has spent the last three years tweaking its WiFi setup to the point where it currently boasts 99 percent uptime and widespread access across nine schools.

ASCI Connect Launches Cloud-Based Network Monitoring

ASCI Connect has launched a new cloud-based network monitoring and reporting service, Network Monitoring Centre, which is designed to provide visibility into network traffic from a single dashboard interface.

Hall County District in Georgia Plans 10 Gbps Fiber WAN

Hall County School District in Gainesville, GA, will deploy a 10 Gbps private wide area network to connect its 41 locations.

Google Uses TV White Spaces To Provide Wireless Broadband to 10 Schools

Google is launching a new pilot that will tap unused portions of the TV spectrum to provide wireless broadband to 10 schools in South Africa. The test follows an earlier, smaller pilot in the United States back in 2010 in Ohio that involved a single hospital.

Bradford Networks Launches Open Platform for BYOD Security

Bradford Networks has introduced Network Sentry SmartEdge Platform, a new open platform designed to help security, mobile device management, and network infrastructure vendors integrate their products with Network Sentry, the company's network access control solution.

Council Rock District Boosts Network Visibility with Team of Monitoring Tools

Council Rock School District has added several applications to help improve network security.

SETDA Appraises Broadband Speed Testing Tools

A national organization of state education technology directors has published the results of a comparison of tools that schools can use to assess their broadband capabilities in preparation for coming online Common Core assessments and the use of other digital resources.

Texas School District Launches Fiber-Optic WAN Plan

Lovejoy Independent School District , located north of Dallas, TX, will implement a new fiber-optic wide area network, which will provide a minimum of one Gigabit of communications bandwidth to each site in the district.

ForeScout Integrates NAC with Citrix XenMobile MDM Edition for Enterprise BYOD Security

ForeScout Technologies will integrate its ForeScout CounterACT network access control solution with Citrix XenMobile MDM Edition.

South American Schools Get Satellite-Delivered Wi-Fi

Six hundred rural schools in Venezuela are gaining access to the Internet through a new Wi-Fi deployment designed to give teachers and students access to academic and teaching materials from around the world.

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