Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Back-to-School IT Projects

Back-to-school IT projects reshaping campus life. Many changes show a broader shifts in enterprise and consumer technology.
Not surprisingly, wireless is fast becoming the default network connection for campus users, who typically own two of four wireless-enabled mobile devices. Virtualization and growth in cloud-based services are centralizing and offloading IT functions. This changes, coupled with soaring video traffic, are triggering bandwidth upgrades at all levels. There are five major areas of technology change:
  • 802.11n and all-wireless access,
  • the rising tide of mobile devices,
  • centralization of IT through virtualization,
  • increasing clouds,
  • bandwidth or bust.

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