With a ‘students-first’ philosophy, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff knew a network upgrade would be necessary to support a student, staff and faculty BYOD policy and provide fast, secure and reliable network access. With BYOD and mobility on the rise, security was a key challenge for the University. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff needed a way to track users and see what they were doing on the network. With everything from email to LMS to ERP to video conferencing and more running over the network, it was crucial to have a reliable network that could handle bandwidth intensive applications while providing fast, reliable service to users and high-availability to critical educational apps across their 320 acre campus.
The Extreme network upgrade allowed the University to simply manage a wide variety of applications running over the network, improve productivity for their small network staff and reduce costs.