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Networking & Wireless


Exinda Beefs Up Network Optimization

Exinda, maker of computer networking optimization devices and associated software, has released a new network appliance designed to address bandwidth problems in large-volume educational networks, as well as ExOS 5.5, the latest software platform version for use with the appliance and other devices in the company's "x60" series.

Texas District To Extend Wireless into Low-Income Neighborhood

Dawson Independent School District in Texas has overhauled its campus wireless network and is now looking to expand it beyond campus boundaries, reaching out into the homes of students living in low-income neighborhoods.

South Carolina District Blankets 50 Campuses with WiFi

South Carolina's Horry County Schools is rolling out WiFi across 50 campuses in an effort to boost student learning opportunities.

Coppell ISD Upgrades to 802.11n Wireless

Coppell Independent School District in Texas has overhauled its network, upgrading to high-speed 802.11n WiFi. The move was part of an effort to support the district's 1:1 initiative with increased capacity while reducing costs.

InfoComm 2010: Rich Media Driving the 'Evolution of the Network,' Cisco Exec Declares

Collaborative technologies like video and telepresence aren't just changing they way people work, learn, and communicate. They're also having an enormous impact on networks and will, in the near future, force radical changes in architecture, according to Cisco's Marthin de Beer, who delivered the opening keynote address at the InfoComm 2010 conference Tuesday in Las Vegas.

Memphis District Overhauls Network, Moves to Hosted VoIP

Memphis City Schools (MCS) in Tennessee has completed two major upgrades to its technology infrastructure, both aimed at improving overall efficiency and subsequent cost savings and creating enhanced educational opportunities offered by advancing technology.

Fighting Viruses from Outside the Network

A persistent virus is what drove George Thornton to look for a different solution. No, not the type of virus that sends school administrators running to their emergency alert systems to warn parents about an H1N1 outbreak, but the other kind--the ones that show up on computers and drag down network operations.

Turning the Page

Did you hear what James Tracy did? If you haven’t, you should consider spending more time at the faculty watercooler, where Tracy has been a trending topic since last summer...

Enter the iPad (or not?)

WiFi: Seeing Through Walls

Getting a strong WiFi signal can be challenging enough without having to worry about 5-foot-thick walls standing between your laptop and the signal source. But that's exactly what teachers and administrators at Lyons Township High School in La Grange, IL, were grappling with when trying to access the institution's existing 802.11g WiFi infrastructure.

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