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Global ad agency goes controller-less for more flexibility

When global advertising and PR agency Havas France centralized its operations and moved to its Paris headquarters, it needed a new Wi-Fi solution. Check out this short video to hear Havas France CIO describe the transformation in mobility and the reasons the company went with a controller-less...

School district chooses 802.11ac to meet technology goals

Similar to many school districts across the nation, Franklin Public Schools was facing the requirement to move to online testing by the 2014-2015 school year. If that wasn't enough, the Massachusetts-based District also built a brand-new 300,000 square foot high school and rolled out a 1:1 program...

Social Login lets school district meet online testing, 1:1 goals

Jeff Davis County Schools is a primarily rural school district based in Hazlehurst, Georgia. Faced with aging infrastructure and the requirement to meet online testing and 1:1 state goals, the District began evaluating vendors who could offer robust Wi-Fi with intuitive network management. As more...

Controller-less Wi-Fi proves ideal for 1:1 classrooms

When a large school district in Indiana rolled out a 1:1 laptop initiative at its high school, the IT team soon realized the existing controller-based Cisco solution was not going to make the grade. Logansport Community School Corporationrealized in order to meet its goals for digital learning...

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,...