As the college basketball tournament known as March Madness begins today, campus IT officials are preparing for what could amount to a huge spike in network traffic. College students watching NCAA Tournament games on CBS's live online video streaming service have not caused network disruptions in recent years, some campus IT officials told eCampus News--but schools whose basketball squads make it deep into the tournament should be wary of a drastic jump in web traffic on the school's web site.

CBS broadcasts all 10 days of NCAA Tournament games on its television network and web site for free, drawing nearly 5...

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