Feeding the Bandwidth Beast: Addressing Demand and Reducing Cost through a Collaborative Network Redesign Project
Six colleges in Boston and their IT leadership grappled with the reality of how to meet the growing demand and requirements by students, faculty, and staff for additional bandwidth while maintaining reliability and improving flexibility, redundancy, and scalability. Additional focus was placed on reducing unit costs and leveraging resources for both the common and individual needs of the campuses.
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Senior Director, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Sean PhilpottCIO/VP, Information Resources and Planning, Emmanuel College
Justin RagsdaleDirector of Network Operations, Wentworth Institute of Technology