Networking & Wireless

Monroe City District Ramps Up Network Monitoring

A Louisiana school district has gone public with its February 2011 implementation of a new network management system that's helping its IT crew reduce the amount of travel it needs to do to diagnose network problems.

Aerohive Networks Intros Indoor and Outdoor Mesh-Capable APs

Aerohive Networks, which makes wireless networking hardware for K-12 and higher education, has debuted three new 802.11n access points for indoor and outdoor use in extreme temperature ranges.

New Jersey District Upgrades Wireless Infrastructure

Pemberton Township Schools in Burlington County, NJ has been upgrading its wireless infrastructure.

Maryland District Supports Student-Supplied Mobile Devices

Recognizing the need to provide wireless service to the increasing number of student-supplied mobile devices in the classroom, a school district in Maryland has chosen to overhaul its wireless infrastructure to support greater bandwidth and security.

Houston School System Moving to Wireless IP Phone System

A Houston, TX school system is upgrading its communication infrastructure with the latest release of Microsoft's communication application and new 802.11n wireless gear from Aruba Networks.

Massachusetts District Overhauls WiFi To Support iPad Initiative

As part of a 1:1 iPad initiative, Millis Public Schools in Massachusetts is rolling out a new WiFi network that will support dozens of devices in classrooms and up to 150 in hallways simultaneously.

School Taps NAC Appliance for Virtualized Environment

A boarding school in the UK has adopted a new virtual version of a hardware-based NAC appliance for its VMware environment.

New Jersey District Shifts to Fiber for Tech 'Without Limits'

In an effort to support a slate of school technology initiatives, a district in New Jersey has moved its underlying communications network to high-speed fiber.

D-Link Builds Out Network Line with Switches and IP Cameras

D-Link has let loose a flurry of new network products, including a wireless access point, surveillance cameras, switches, and software--some of which are available now and others to appear over the next several months.

Most Enterprise Networks Not Ready for IPv6

An informal online survey conducted by Ipswitch Inc.'s Network Management Division revealed that 88 percent of enterprise networks are not fully ready for the change to IPv6, and 66.1 percent are less than 20 percent ready.