University of St. Francis Fits New Science Building with State-of-the-Art Network Equipment

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The University of St. Francis is a small university located in Joliet, Illinois, serving more than 3,900 students. The University is consistently ranked among the best when it comes to quality education, affordability, and accessibility. One of their notable strengths is the technology made available to students, faculty and staff. USF was focused on extending their network infrastructure to optimize the availability of technology to students and faculty through wireless, particularly in consideration of the increasing predominance of BYOD and IoT. Given the computing-intensive environment, it was time to enhance the network and strengthen the overall security posture.



  • Weak security posture
  • Strong need to extend network infrastructure
  • Policies implemented at the network edge were vital to directing traffic and keeping assets secure
"What made an impression on me was the fact that I was concerned about the interoperability with our legacy equipment. the Extreme engineering ream demonstrated to us that their products would connect and work seamlessly with the network assets we already had installed."
Mark Snodgrass
Director of Network Support Services

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