President Barack Obama has announced the ConnectED initiative to build high-speed digital connections to the country's schools and libraries. The initiative aims to connect 99 percent of students to high-speed Internet within five years.
Hillsborough County Public Schools has begun implementation of a district-wide wireless local area network to support the growing number of wireless devices in use by students, faculty, and staff.
Fort Osage School District in Missouri will upgrade its fiber optic network to connect all district facilities with 10 Gbps of bandwidth.
EnGenius Technologies, a provider of long-range wireless voice and data solutions, has launched a free product trial promotion for qualifying private and public K-12 schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.
Eighty-five percent of educational institutions allow instructors or students to use their own devices on institutional networks according to a new survey from Bradford Networks.
Ruckus Wireless and Sprint's Customer Network Solutions (CNS) group have partnered to offer Ruckus's carrier-class indoor and outdoor Smart Wi-Fi products as part of Sprint CNS's in-building wireless data solutions portfolio.
Impulse Point has launched a new identity-based device registration solution, IdentityConnect, a bundled hardware and software appliance that helps organizations identify, register, and track personal devices on the network.
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.
- By Bridget McCrea
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 School District in Gainesville, GA, will deploy a 10 Gbps private wide area network to connect its 41 locations.