Higher education

What makes a college campus “smart”? A smart campus uses the internet of things (IoT) to link devices, applications, locations and people to enhance and enable new services while improving operational efficiency.

It starts with reliable wired, wireless and mobile connectivity everywhere on campus, indoors and out. At CommScope, we understand that ubiquitous connectivity is just the beginning. By sharing a common technology enabled by our Ruckus Smart Campus solutions, campus IT infrastructure and disparate operational systems can interact to transform student living, learning and safety.

RUCKUS outperforms others in an independently-validated Wi-Fi stress test.

Challenges and opportunities

Smart campus living

Students want a connected living experience including mobile apps, personal student networks for privacy, parking spot location, campus traffic maps, in-building wireless and more.

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Smart campus learning

By integrating physical campus spaces with digital capabilities, students have instant access to real-world data to study and apply to their projects, whenever and wherever it’s convenient.

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Smart campus safety

Build a complete campus security system with multiple components—lighting, surveillance cameras, alarms, smart ID cards and more—all working together to keep everyone on campus safer.

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Smart campus operations

Extend IT visibility and control to utilities and campus assets, and manage them more efficiently—with real-time monitoring and proactive, automated infrastructure management.

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Converged wired and wireless enterprise networks

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Why CommScope?

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Wi-Fi superiority

CommScope’s Ruckus Wi-Fi solutions deliver stronger performance with more connections per access point.

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Converged access networks

A smart campus built with CommScope’s converged access networks allows for simplified, more efficient system management with fewer networks.

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Stackable switching

CommScope’s Ruckus ICX family of long-distance stackable switching, campus fabric port management, and upgradeable uplinks boosts your LAN performance today and ensure seamless migration to the future.

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Additional resources

  • Case Study: Blackpool and the Fylde College

    Blackpool and the Fylde College uses RUCKUS Cloudpath Enrollment System to simplify wireless connectivity in support of the college’s mission to become a college of digital learning.
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  • eBook: RUCKUS Analytics. A great fit for higher education

    IT teams in higher ed often lack the level of staffing seen in corporate environments, so efficiency is critical. Network service issues are notorious for consuming inordinate amounts of time to resolve. Network admins must use multiple data sources, manual processes and lots of guesswork to determine the root causes and troubleshoot connectivity issues. Lack of visibility into network operations is a major inhibitor to IT effectiveness.
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  • Product Guide: Education solutions — India and SAARC

    The document is a product guide focussed on Education vertical solutions
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  • Case Study: Jaypee University

    Mountain-top Jaypee University connects with peak performance
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  • Case Study: Colegio Liceo Europeo de Madrid

    The Liceo Europeo of Madrid commits to secure Wi-Fi for educational innovation
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  • Case Study: St. Jozefs School campus digitized with reliable Wi-Fi - Dutch

    To prepare 1200 students for the future, St. Jozef required a high-performing wireless infrastructure, both for teaching locations as the private boarding school.
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