University upgrades to all-802.11ac network to enable collaborative learning and support more than 27,000 students, faculty, and staff


gigabit-networkCalifornia State University, Los Angeles (Cal State L.A.) has deployed a campus-wide Aruba Gigabit Wi-Fi network.

While many of the 23 California State University campuses have started to upgrade to 802.11ac, Cal State L.A. is the first to implement an infrastructure that is completely 802.11ac.

The new network will accommodate the surge in wireless devices and mobile applications being used on campus and provide the performance necessary to support new education technologies while enhancing classroom collaboration.

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