Nortel network helps solve City University network problems.
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See: New York Stock Exchange : NT) (TSX: NT) channel partner Redstone Converged Solutions, a member of the London-headquartered Redstone Plc group of companies, has used Nortel network equipment to deploy an upgraded network for City University, London City University London is a British university based at Northampton Square in Finsbury, London (). Its official name is The City University. The University is famous for its excellent graduate employment records. .
City University has over 10,000 students in addition to its faculty members and presents courses in business, health, law, computing, engineering, journalism and the arts. The University claimed it was struggling to cope with student demands on its previous network with modern students expecting to be connected anywhere and anytime using a large variety of devices.
Many of City University's students originate from overseas and are responsible for their own course fees. The existence or absence of a fully capable IT network at a university is one facility that a potential student might use to differentiate between alternative education providers, so City University sought to increase its potential to attract revenue generating overseas students by installing a new network.
The new LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network that serves users within a confined geographical area. The "clients" are the user's workstations typically running Windows, although Mac and Linux clients are also used. at the University has Nortel's Ethernet Routing Switch 8600 at its core, able to support 384 1Gb or 24 10Gb ports. The ERS 8600 provides QoS capabilities and Nortel's Split Multi-Link Trunking Split Multi-Link Trunking (SMLT) is a link aggregation technology in computer networking designed by Nortel in 2001 as an enhancement to standard Multi-Link Trunking (MLT) as defined in IEEE 802.3ad. provides sub-second redundancy for link and switch.
Nortel Ethernet Switch 5520 is used for the server stacks and edge devices providing high-density Gigabit desktop connectivity and Power over Ethernet Power over Ethernet or PoE technology describes a system to transmit electrical power, along with data, to remote devices over standard twisted-pair cable in an Ethernet network. (PoE) capability. Nortel Secure Network Access Nortel Secure Network Access (Nortel-SNA or NSNA) in computer network is a Network Access Control system designed by Nortel to guarantee endpoint security policy compliance and remediation (also known as comply to connect allows students to use their normal windows login but actually be authenticated to the University network at the same time.
The network is administered by Nortel Enterprise Network Management System enabling network administrators to identify and resolve problems and performance bottlenecks before they impact network services.
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