Apple DEP streamlines MDM for institutionally owned devices, and integration with MobileEther adds an additional layer of security by transparently binding each device with user-specific Web and application security policies.
- By Christopher Piehler
Proximity-based mobile interactions are moving out of the realm of science fiction and into the education, healthcare and retail markets.
Software-defined networking is gaining momentum and is expected to experience a massive increase in adoption by data centers and enterprise networks, according to a new forecast from the International Data Corp.
As new Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac begins to make inroads into schools, Fluke Networks is introducing updated editions of its tools for designing and troubleshooting wireless networks.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The state of Arkansas has joined a pilot that aims to deliver high-speed broadband to all K-12 schools. Arkansas is now the second state to be named to the pilot program.
Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland has implemented a new wireless network to support the growing number of personal and district-issued mobile devices and applications.
Comcast is offering up to six months of free Internet service to qualifying low-income families in Atlanta as part of its Internet Essentials program. The company will also donate free laptops to all students in grades 4 and 5 at Peyton Forest Elementary School.
Reynoldsburg City School District in Ohio has upgraded its wireless network from 802.11n to the latest 802.11ac standard, which is designed to provide more reliable, faster and higher capacity WiFi service than its predecessor.
Windmill Primary School in Telford, UK, has implemented a 802.11ac wireless network to provide school-wide connectivity for students and staff.
Here's how a North Carolina district responded to a denial-of-service attack that came from one of its own schools.