Adtran is reaching across the cloud to teach college students at Ranger college in Texas. Ranger college is able to recieve this information through gigabit broadband and streaming service. It's a winning combination for all involved, It focused network equipment costs are held down for the college. Also the college students are able to study and learn through state of the art IT equipment without paying the cost of an overpriced institution.
Most students today expect to have fully connected devices everywhere they go, so colleges need to have a high end wireless network to accomodate these expectations. This puts enormous pressure on the colleges and universities to ensure they are able to provide this service. Ranger college has been outsourcing its Wi-Fi and LAN services through ADTRAN ProCloud Services, this enables the college to provide all connectivity needs, including inside the classroom and inside administrative offices.
Ranger college has been using ADTRAN’s professional services, including student and staff help desk, and full system management. This integrated approach accessed through the cloud has really helped their IT help desk and lowered calls to around 10% of the previous numbers recorded.
Before the switch to using Adtran services, they had a collection of different access points. When they had downtime it was difficult to figure out where the problem was, and it took precious time to get the problem resolved. Adtran cloud-managed service allows colleges time to focus on their students needs, and reduces the cost of providing the critical network infrastructure needed to allow them to keep their students ahead of the game.