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Southern Illinois University Undergoes Network Refresh to Improve Performance and Power Students & Faculty

Published 16 Dec 2020
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a public research university founded in 1869. It is the most longstanding campus within the Southern Illinois University System. Nearly 15,000 students are enrolled from over 100 countries and all 50 states.

Technology Needs
  • Robust, reliable network infrastructure for wireless connectivity across campus facilities
  • Continuous uptime to enable productivity among students and faculty
  • Cost effective implementation options
  • Simplified routing and switching
Results
  • Significant decrease in wireless incidents
  • Improved uptime
  • Better coverage per access point
  • Support calls went from hours over days to first time resolution
  • Successfully positioned network for continual improvement

Tecy Needs
Robust, reliable network
infrastructure for
wireless
connectivity across
campus
facilities
Continuous uptime to
enable
productivity among students and
faculty
Cost effective implementation
options
Simplified routing and switching

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