Expanding network access campus-wide and enabling BYOD.
GUEST COLUMN | by Tim Stuart
The largest private comprehensive university in northwest Ohio, the University of Findlay (UF) recently expanded its network infrastructure to a unified wired and wireless access network with the assistance of valued partnerships with Aruba Networks and CBTS. The new infrastructure delivers secure, campus-wide wireless access and allows us to accommodate Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) for students, faculty, staff and guests.
The network is also enabling 100 percent of our faculty to integrate technology into their classrooms and incorporate real-time, multimedia instructional materials into their lessons, improving the students’ educational experiences. There were many added drivers for this project including the exponential increase in connected devices, increase in use of cloud and Web-based systems, the need for increased capacity, replacement of older equipment, streamlining the user experience and improved system security.
At UF, we are experiencing a…
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