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Huawei aids Calicut University to go all digital with campus wi-fi solution


Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions source has collaborated with Calicut University, in an effort for the latter to go all digital. Calicut University from its barrio has arrayed Huawei Campus Wi-Fi solution with the intention of providing free high speed Wi-Fi connectivity and to be able to make the university accessible to the internet, anytime, anywhere.

The Huawei Campus Wi-Fi solution supports the integration of both wired and wireless networks. The Batch configuration comprises of upto 200 access points and centralized Access Controller supporting about 10,000 users on a single Policy Center Server having capacity to support upto 1 Lakh users. The network entails features like Real time location topology, followed by Wireless Network Security Detection, Built-in reporting tools and also customized reports.

Key features of the Campus solution takes account of:

  • A New Generation of Antenna for Indoor AP
  • New WLAN Chip Technology
  • Indoor Distributed Access Point for uniform Radio Coverage
  • Exclusive Local Forwarding to resolve the Bandwidth and Security Issues
  • User-Friendly Engineering Design to Improve the Efficiency of Device Installation and Maintenance

Braced with the deployment of this solution, which is set to be inaugurated at the University by Minister P.K. Kunjalikutty, the Calicut University will attain the status of complete Wi-Fi enabled University, thus making it the first e-enabled University in the state of Kerala.

The Wi-Fi deployment will be followed by the setting up of 160 access points. These access points are set to be arrayed at the seminar complex for visitors to the University; in the library complex as well as in hostels and individual education departments, to make available 24×7 internet facilities to students. The University aims to get 16,000 online, in its efforts to afford each person affiliated with the University online.

Suresh S. Reddy, VP, Huawei Enterprise Business Group, India alleged that, “A University campus network connects many departments and residential branches and plays an important a crucial role in any educational institution. But increasing network demands can quickly become unmanageable. For an institution aiming to deploy such an extensive network in one go, the Huawei Campus Wi-Fi solution is the ideal solution, in that it allows for reduced operational cost, whilst boosting efficiency in terms of control, access and manageability. The single solution allows access for over 10,000 users to a highly reliable and seamless wireless (or wired) experience.”

Dr. Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor, Calicut University held that , “We are delighted to be inaugurating the Huawei Campus Wi-Fi solution in the Calicut University, since it provides us with a centralized internet connection facility, thereby boosting access and connectivity to each person in the campus. Our aim is to get 16000 online, through the deployment of this solution and digitize our entire campus. The Huawei Campus Wi-Fi solution exhibits features that simplify the process of connecting so many users at once. The friendliness and ease in connectivity will bring new efficiencies to the lives of faculty, students and visitors alike.”

Jawed Akhtar

A Journalist by interest and a Music Enthusiast by passion. Wedded to Mother Nature, Jawed indulges his aesthetics in travelling and reading books of varied genres. Having covered News stories for top Dailies in his formative years, that is, he is game for tryst with Technology at Techmagnifier.

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