Hurricane-force winds and pelting rain can wreak havoc on a campus's IT infrastructure. At Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., where tropical storms are common, acting IT director John Duff and his staff maintain an off-site data center that keeps the school's computer systems running during and after the most vicious storms.

Eckerd's attention to data backup, as well as the expanded wireless access in its academic and residential buildings and its practice of fixing student and faculty computers free of charge, helped earn the college a top-10 spot last year in a list of "America's top wired colleges," published by...

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