GW students, staff cannot use iPad with campus network

George Washington University students who purchase Apple’s iPad will not be able to use the device to connect to GWireless, the campus’s wireless network, reports the GW Hatchet. Although GW Information Technology has yet to receive an iPad to test, initial indications are that the iPad will not work on the university’s wireless network until at least a year from now, said Rachel Blevins, communications and marketing manager for IT. “We are working on an access solution, but it is still in the pilot phase and is not yet available for general use,” Blevins said. She explained that the iPad and other smart-phone and tablet systems “use sign-in security, which is currently not compatible with our systems…”

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