Extreme and Palo Alto Integration Provides Faster Troubleshooting, Enhanced Security for a Better Student Experience

Founded in 1846, the University of Mount Union is a four-year private institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Receiving consistent top rankings from U.S. News & World Report, the mission of the University of Mount Union is to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work and responsible citizenship. To meet the growing mobile demands of their students, faculty and staff, Mount Union partnered with Extreme Networks to upgrade their infrastructure and with Palo Alto Networks to provide the firewall to secure it. The integrated solution has allowed Mount Union to double the size of their network, increase technology in the classroom and enhance network security despite the challenges of tightening higher education budgets and staff decreases.

The combination of Palo Alto and Extreme Networks at The University of Mount Union resulted in:

  • Secure, reliable high-performance network
  • Central management, visibility and control of the entire network
  • Better user experience
  • Improved decision making
  • Cost savings