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Large urban school district paves the way for Gigabit Wi-Fi

Pulaski County Special School District (PCSSD) is the second largest district in the state of Arkansas, and had plans in place to roll out a 1:1 iPad initiative across all 36 district schools. The District had deployed Cisco in several schools, but when it looked at expanding the Cisco solution...

Accounting firm says goodbye to WLAN controllers

Grant Thornton is the sixth largest public accounting firm in the nation, with offices throughout the United States. The company had a limited Cisco deployment in a handful of offices, but the controller was very difficult to manage and the access points were becoming burdened and overwhelmed...

Global media group gets creative with Wi-Fi solution

When global media company Haymarket Media Group decided to overhaul its Wi-Fi solution, it did its homework. After all, the company's digital business alone represents some of the world's best-known brands, producing apps, live events and online publications. Wi-Fi was mission-critical.  Haymarket...

California school district makes the switch

Fullerton School District is one of the largest in Orange County and was well ahead of the digital education curve, deploying its first 1:1 laptop initiative over 12 years ago. As the District grew and added five times as many school-issued Apple devices to the network, the existing Cisco solution...

University moves away from controllers for better Wi-Fi

When Naropa University wanted to add additional Cisco licenses, the Boulder-based academic institution quickly learned it would have to overhaul its entire network solution, not the sort of information that's easy on the IT budget. Since a full Cisco rip and replace was out the question, the...

Aerohive Wi-Fi lets school district deploy state-of-the-art WLAN

Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) is a large school district, serving 16,000 students and employing more than 1,500 faculty and staff. When its existing Cisco solution was at end-of-life and desperately outdated, it did not have the budget to adequately address its network needs,...

School district cuts ties with controllers

What happens when a power line is cut at your school and you're facing a network outage across three of your schools? In the case of Carlsbad Municipal Schools, that was the last straw. The IT team had to take a hard and fast look at replacing the Cisco and HP wireless solution with a controller-less...

Long-term care provider deploys mobile patient care

When long-term care provider Daybreak Venture wanted to expand its wireless network across its 75 facilities, it realized its existing Cisco solution was not going to meet its needs. With facilities in Texas and MIssouri, the sites are geographically distant, and the healthcare provider operated...

California school district goes wireless, supports online testing

Like many schools feeling the effects of severe budget cuts, Snowline Joint Unified School District only had a hardwired, interconnected network infrastructure in place with zero wireless access. It also was facing state mandates for converting to online testing and wanted to deploy more devices...

Wi-Fi rollout helps school district implement 1:1 digital learning program

When consumer-grade access points became unreliable and difficult to manage, North Carolina School District Rowan-Salisbury began to investigate better options. As a large district with over 20,000 students, BYOD was exploding at all 35 schools in the District and the schools also had plans in place...