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University of Johannesburg

University of Johannesburg
Industry: Education
Country: South Africa
Download: University of Johannesburg Short Case Study

The university was formally established in January 2005 and has four campuses spread over Central Gauteng with 49,000 full-time students and 5,800 permanent employees, and is one of the largest residential universities on the African continent.




Challenges

  • Availability – 24/7/365 uptime to be offered
  • Needed a secure WiFi network spanning over all four campuses plus outside areas and student quarters, offering network collaboration and user experience as good as a physical network connection
  • Resilience to cut back in case of failure
  • Integration to 3rd party networks and open standards

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Solutions


Benefits

  • Cost effective solution compared to competition
  • No loss of features at good cost
  • Ease of central management and customer experience