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Fitnet: Mobile Technology Enabling Better Health and Fitness

In our first few posts about  US Ignite, a nonprofit organization working to foster the build out of high-speed GB broadband and to activate a developer community that will create transformative applications that can leverage that high-speed broadband, we talked about some of the exciting new applications that are being developed by US Ignite partners. As we mentioned, US Ignite’s goal is to transform how Americans receive healthcare, access education,

BYOD is the new Normal for 21st Century K-12 Schools

As students in Maryland and Virginia headed back to class this month, some brought something previously forbidden with them: mobile devices. In years past, cell phones were routinely banned in many schools in the classroom and even on school grounds. However, as more schools embrace digital learning, some K-12 are embracing the devices rather than banning them. Many school districts are investing in laptops and tablets, but others are realizing

Next-Generation Classrooms Need Next-Generation Firewalls

Digital learning has transformed K-12 education. Today’s classrooms require significant amounts of bandwidth to support education applications, online assessments and virtual and blended learning.  Schools must be able to offer a wider array of digital education offerings while, at the same time, protecting their network, student records and other district information. To support these dual goals, school districts need more control over the applications and traffic on their networks. The

Federal Tech Trends Podcast – Juniper’s Brian Roach on the Top Technologies of Interest to Federal IT Decision Makers Today

Despite the fact that fall is upon us and temperatures are set to tumble, it’s heating up in the Federal Government. That’s because the fall is also the end of the Federal Fiscal Year. This means that Federal Agencies are looking to use remaining budget dollars to acquire the IT services and solutions they need to make their operations more effective and efficient – and make their personnel more productive

US Ignite Fostering New Apps through Test Beds of Creative Technology

In today’s podcast interview, US Ignite’s Dr. Glenn Ricart, founder and chief technology officer, and Bill Wallace, executive director, talk about the non-profit organization, the milestones it has reached, how they define next-generation networks and how they are working with communities across America to encourage developer involvement and innovation. In previous posts, we have heard from Juniper Networks’ Mike Marcellin, senior vice president of Product Marketing, who is on the

Newark Public Schools CIO Shares Insights on Disaster Recovery

Children across the country have headed back to schools that are ready and waiting for them. They have no idea all that it takes to prepare those schools for their arrival. While students are enjoying the summer, school districts never stop working, particularly when it comes to technology infrastructure. From applications students use in the classroom to payroll systems for school staff to collaboration platforms to keep parents informed, administering

Deploying Open, Converged Wired and Wireless Networks for Federal Agencies

On September 10, 2014 Juniper Networks and Aruba will be presenting a Webinar entitled, “Open, Converged Wired and Wireless Networks for Today’s Agency Workforce.” The Webinar is designed to highlight the partnership between the two companies, and the benefits that it will enable for federal agencies looking to design and deploy secure, resilient wired and wireless networks. Deploying converged wired and wireless networks is a priority for many federal agencies