Colleges expand VPN capacity, conferencing to answer COVID-19

Colleges expand VPN capacity, conferencing to answer COVID-19

Colleges that moved from on-campus classrooms to remote learning due to COVID-19 had to quickly upgrade networks to support new VPN connections for remote access. Fortunately, many online-learning platforms rely on cloud-based applications that don’t put additional strain on campus networks. For example, The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., added extra VPN […]
Coronavirus challenges capacity, but core networks are holding up

Coronavirus challenges capacity, but core networks are holding up

As the coronavirus continues to spread and more people work from home, the impact of the increased traffic on networks in the US so far seems to be minimal. No doubt that web, VPN and data usage is growing dramatically with the influx of remote workers.  For example,...