Wireless Networking

College of the Holy Cross Selects Aruba Networks’ MOVE Architecture, Unifying Wired and Wireless Access

Aruba Networks, Inc. today announced that the College of the Holy Cross had replaced its existing 802.11 a/g wireless network with a new 802.11n wireless network based on the Aruba Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture. The college has also deployed Aruba’s S3500 Mobility Access Switches to enable unified policy enforcement across both wired and wireless networks.

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There's an App for That

Answers to common questions about getting started with institutional apps

Social networking, online banking, entertainment... There’s an app for that—and for everything else you can think of. When it comes to higher ed, there’s an app for that, too. From behind-the-scenes mobile CRM apps to in-your-face athletic program apps, campus administrators are developing ways to make students’, administrators’, and faculty members’ lives a bit easier (or just more fun).

American University Selects Safe•Connect Nac From Impulse Point To Enhance Security Of Campus Network And Support Virtualization Strategy

Impulse Point, provider of the industry’s most scalable and easiest to deploy and maintain Network Access Control (NAC) solutions, today announced that American University has selected Impulse Point’s Safe•Connect NAC to replace Cisco’s Clean Access NAC to expand and secure its network capabilities.

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The State of the Mobile Web in Higher Ed

Mobile solutions and strategies--and the budgets behind them

Is 2011 going to be the "Year of the Mobile Web" for higher education? A few studies have already hinted it. According to a white paper published by The Nielsen Company in December 2010, "Mobile Youth Around the World," 48 percent of the 15- to 24-year-olds in the U.S. now browse the web on their mobile devices?even though only 33 percent own smartphones. The Pew Internet and American Life Project concurred in its own report, "Mobile Access 2010," released in July 2010.

The State of the Mobile Web in Higher Ed

Mobile solutions and strategies--and the budgets behind them

Is 2011 going to be the “Year of the Mobile Web” for higher education? A few studies have already hinted it. According to a white paper published by The Nielsen Company in December 2010, “Mobile Youth Around the World,” 48 percent of the 15- to 24-year-olds in the U.S. now browse the web on their mobile devices--even though only 33 percent own smartphones. The Pew Internet and American Life Project concurred in its own report, “Mobile Access 2010,” released in July 2010.

Behind the News

The stories making headlines in higher education.

Who are you and how did you find us? That's what admissions officers at colleges and universities all over the country are asking this year as "stealth applications" proliferate.

What's New

Looking for higher education technology products and services? Start here.

e2Campus' uTip service from Omnilert enables campus constituents and community residents to report suspicious activity or crime incidents by sending a short message service (SMS) text message. Made to work in conjunction with e2Campus, uTip can deliver anonymous tips sent from a standard cell phone to public safety or campus police's mobile phones and e-mail accounts. Current e2Campus customers can set up the service for either anonymous alerts or auditable alerts.

Take II Tablets

After years of false starts, true tablet computers may actually be ready for primetime.

Back in 2003, University Business ran a cover story that asked, "Is the Tablet PC the Future of Higher Education?"

It was an exciting time, when computers were faster and more powerful than ever, and everyone was still just scratching the surface of how to interact with the internet.

On college and university campuses across the country, people were talking tablets, and students, professors, technologists, and administrators alike thought we might be witnessing the next generation of computers.

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