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4 Tips to Remember When Updating Your School’s Aging Wireless Network
Mobility

4 Tips to Remember When Updating Your School’s Aging Wireless Network

Today's classrooms literally breathe connectivity, and because of the increasing numbers of mobile devices on campus wireless has become a mission-critical resource for colleges and universities everywhere. However,  this has created a real problem if your network isn't performing. Even the slightest downtime will cause huge disruptions in today's classrooms. So what do you do when your schools wireless network can’t seem to keep up? It may be time for an update.

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3 Easy Ways Bandwidth Shaping can Boost Campus Wi-Fi Performance
Mobility

3 Easy Ways Bandwidth Shaping can Boost Campus Wi-Fi Performance

It doesn’t matter if you’re the IT manager of a private college, large public university or smaller community college, every day is a challenge to support your student’s and faculty’s Wi-Fi needs and expectations. Campus IT departments are in charge of a very complex ecosystem where they're in a constant struggle to manage increasing device numbers and mission critical applications. 

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How To Transition Your College Bookstore To E-Textbooks
Strategy

How To Transition Your College Bookstore To E-Textbooks

For students growing up in the mobile age, digital textbooks make so much more sense considering their constant use of tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices in and out of the classroom. However, transitioning the college bookstore from print to e-textbooks poses a myriad of challenges for colleges and universities, with most not even knowing where to start.

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Going Mobile: How Student Demand is Changing Campus Wi-Fi Networks
Strategy

Going Mobile: How Student Demand is Changing Campus Wi-Fi Networks

You will never find a Millennial without a gadget or two in tow. This is hardly a surprise. What’s noteworthy however, is how college students are favoring the use of mobile devices over dedicated platforms like desktops. The shift to mobile has seen an astounding 81% of higher-ed students used smartphones and tablets for studying in 2014, up 40% since 2013, according to McGraw-Hill Education.

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