Magazine article University Business

Monterey Bay Welcomes High-Speed Network

Magazine article University Business

Monterey Bay Welcomes High-Speed Network

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There's a new high-speed network in Monterey Bay, Calif., and it is open to the entire community. With much pride and fanfare, California State Monterey Bay launched a high-speed network this spring that will not only help its students and faculty, but the entire municipality.

Cal State's Networked University project provides a gigabyte of connectivity to a number of users in the area, including staff at 30 other research institutions on the peninsula, the K-12 school district, employees at city hall, EMS workers, and several hundred area nonprofit agencies.

The new network, which uses Cisco technology, replaces other technology that first linked all the institutions two years ago. The network allows for the university and all related agencies to share data more quickly, along with rich media and video clips. The latter is important to Cal State's service learning initiatives. Many students earn academic credits by interning at local social service agencies, maritime research centers and environmental organizations, explains Gil Gonzales, CTO of Cat State Monterey. …

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