Oct 29 2015
EDUCAUSE 2015: Campuses Cope with a Mobile Device Explosion
With students bringing an average of seven devices onto today's campuses, networks have had to equip themselves with more access points. But sometimes, it's not enough.
Mark Henderson, CIO, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lawrence Dobranski, Director ICT Security, University of Saskatchewan
Michael Richichi, Chief Technology Strategist, Drew University
- The notion of having persistent connectivity is very important.
- Universities must balance the benefits of mobility with the burden these devices place on networks.
- "The students are actually now telling us the wireless is good, which is like being told the cafeteria food is good."