Wired Solution Increases Bandwidth for Educational Apps while Reducing Costs

To ensure their campus was equipped with state-of-the-art technology to train the next generation of industry leaders, the Mass Maritime Academy was in need of a network upgrade. In order to meet the ongoing bandwidth demands of ERP, eLearning, streaming live video, virtual desktops, video surveillance and other such uses, Massachusetts Maritime Academy looked to refresh their existing 7-year old Cisco infrastructure. It was crucial to have a reliable network that could provide fast, reliable Internet access to users and high-availability for critical educational apps.

The Extreme Networks wired network upgrade allowed the Massachusetts Maritime Academy to easily manage a wide variety of applications running over the network and improve productivity for their small network staff while reducing costs.