Wednesday, September 27 | 12:00PM–1:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | Take the Pain Out of Your Campus Network: Is NaaS the Answer?

This webinar is a part of the EDUCAUSE Industry Insights series.

Eliminating capital expenditures for access network infrastructure and reducing operational burden for IT staff continues to be a priority for many, if not all, higher education institutions. Traditional approach to enterprise networks calls for a packaging and financial exercise to wrap legacy products under a Network as a Service (NaaS) offer and hide the complexity away. Is the answer really that simple?

Join IT leaders from University of the Arts and Stanford University, as well as our host, former Chief Infrastructure Officer for California State University system as they share how they transformed their IT infrastructure to tackle latest generation of digital initiatives in the middle of a balancing act of recruiting and talent retention across their IT teams.


  • Establish a clear understanding of what to do and what to avoid as they invest in next generation of Wi-Fi and wired access networks in their environment.
  • Gain firsthand experience on how other institutions have begun their transition to NaaS.
  • Learn the unique benefits this approach brings to recruiting and staff retention.


  • Michel Davidoff

    Chief Strategist, Education, Nile
  • Andrej Krevl

    IT Manager, Stanford University
  • Len Lipkin

    AVP for IT, The University of the Arts

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    1 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/21/2024

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