Higher Education Races Towards 802.11ac
It’s no secret that mobile devices are playing a larger part in today’s businesses. With the fast pace of mobility adoption by consumers, network usage has started to outrun the infrastructure of most enterprises’ mobile networks. Enterprise IT managers are struggling to keep up with mobility’s effects on workplace productivity and requirements.
Among the growing trends that weigh heavily on the minds of most network IT professionals is bring your own device (BYOD). The growth of bandwidth-intensive applications, like video streaming, and the user expectations of always-on network and application performance also place heavy demand on organizational infrastructure.
802.11ac is the next generation of Wi-Fi, designed to give enterprises the tools to meet the demands of BYOD, high-bandwidth applications, and the always-on connected user. This Wednesday we will be hosting a workshop to discuss the benefits of 802.11ac, and how to optimize it for high density and high bandwidth to benefit higher education. Students, typically early adopters of wireless technology, usually bring 802.11ac in the form of the latest laptop, smartphone, and tablet that support this new technology.
In this workshop, Cisco Mobility Product Manager Mark Denny will explore the features and the benefits of 802.11ac with a special guest speaker from The University of New South Wales.
Whether you are an IT manager or an administrator, this webinar can provide you with valuable information on benefits of 802.11ac, and how to best use this emerging technology.
Join us on July 24 at 3 p.m. Pacific for this live discussion. Our panel of experts will be available live to answer all your questions.