In addition to deploying the ClearPass Access Management System, SDSU is also in the process of upgrading all of its access points (APs) to the 802.11n standard. When this upgrade is complete, the SDSU WLAN will include nearly 2,000 Aruba APs, Aruba Mobility Controllers and the AirWave Network Management System, which delivers comprehensive visibility across the entire SDSU access network. The upgraded WLAN will enhance SDSU's campus-wide wireless network access and will support a wide range of instructional applications including Structural Technology Services, which manages and supports the classroom and its academic content, and Blackboard.
“San Diego State University is a great example of how institutions of higher education can use Aruba WLANs with ClearPass to reliably support and manage the avalanche of mobile devices that are accessing their networks,” said Robert Fenstermacher, Director, Product and Solutions Marketing for Aruba Networks. “ClearPass allows universities to provide robust, reliable and secure network access for all of their users – students, faculty, staff and guests.”
About San Diego State University
San Diego State University is the oldest and largest higher education institution in the San Diego region. Since it was founded in 1897, the university has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas (Ph.D., Ed.D., Au.D., and DPT). SDSU's approximately 34,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu .About Aruba Networks, Inc. Aruba Networks is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company’s Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture unifies wired and wireless network infrastructures into one seamless access solution for corporate headquarters, mobile business professionals, remote workers and guests. This unified approach to access networks enables IT organizations and users to securely address the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon, dramatically improving productivity and lowering capital and operational costs.