Are You Ready for BYOD?

Raths, David
May 2012
T H E Journal;May2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p28
The article presents information on how schools can prepare their wireless network infrastructure for the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement. The author discusses issues related to network preparedness including determining necessary capacity, device registration, and application-level filtering. The article also profiles the transition to BYOD education in several schools such as gradual improvements to the wireless network at Hanover Public School District in Hanover, Pennsylvania, using network design tools in Jordan School District, Utah, and running upgrades on the technology at Park Hill School District in Kansas City, Missouri.


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