4ipnet, Inc., a leading networking device provider for manageable, reliable, and secure wireless access, today announced that the Computer Science Department of Brigham Young University (BYU) has implemented 4ipnet Access Points and WLAN Controller to provide instant wireless access and central network management for its students, faculty members and visitors.
Brigham Young University (BYU) is recognized as one of the largest private university in the United States. It offers a wide range of academic programs each year such as, liberal arts, engineering, life sciences, management, education and law. To provide a convenient, high-tech wireless learning environment for all users, BYU’s IT staff has decided to implement 4ipnet WHG505 Secure WLAN Controller, and EAP200 Indoor Access Points in its Computer Science facility; 4ipnet’s effective network solution has helped BYU upgrade its existing network infrastructure and improve the student’s on-line learning experience.
4ipnet Wi-Fi solutions deliver choices of convenience and outstanding performance to all users, providing downtime to a minimum when moving from one access point to another. Consistent and reliable wireless coverage is delivered throughout the facility for online streaming video and audio, a feature demanded in various handheld devices on campus.
All users undergo an authentication process before gaining network access. Once access is granted, users in different categories obtain different levels of service based on pre-configured network policies. All deployed EAP200 Access Points are centrally managed by the WHG505, providing a central point of administration and monitors of all access points. 4ipnet WHG505 WLAN Controller (4ipnet.com) manages up to 200 4ipnet APs, users and network services through a single, integrated platform from where integrating all configurations of network specifics — customizable login/logout portal, Service Zones to minimize the total cost of ownership effectively. Furthermore, centralized management of authentication and traffic logging gives the facility an added level of security, control and monitoring over user access and traffic information (compliant with anti-terrorism laws.)