Case Studies

In these case studies, we focus on how end-users have deployed and managed various security products or services. These profiles include interviews with both the vendor and customer and can run either as support for features or independently. If you have ideas, please email Managing Editor Greg Masters.

Network Rx: Health care security

Network Rx: Health care security

With the addition of 15,000 mobile devices accessing its network, a medical center found assurance - and met compliance mandates, reports Greg Masters.

Case study: Easing learning

Case study: Easing learning

Connection issues prompted an educational service in Illinois to find a solution to speed distribution of teaching materials. Greg Masters reports.

Case study: Wire transfer

Case study: Wire transfer

Students in Georgia were given iPads, but a firewall was impeding network connections...until a solution was found, reports Greg Masters.

Case study: Network clarity

Case study: Network clarity

A critical infrastructure company in Northern California gained visibility into its network...while securing its clients, reports Greg Masters.

Case Study: Lifeline for the help desk

Case Study: Lifeline for the help desk

Enabling students to reset their own passwords relieved IT staff - and network congestion - at a North Carolina college. Greg Masters reports.

Campus access: Case study

Campus access: Case study

A Utah university found a solution to enable secure access to the campus network - while cutting down on help desk calls, reports Greg Masters.

Case study: Class cloud - Rochester School Department and Dell

Case study: Class cloud - Rochester School Department and Dell

A school district in New Hampshire needed to enable its students and faculty to use mobile devices wirelessly, while retaining security and performance control over its network.

Higher calling: Case study

Higher calling: Case study

A U.K. college provides its "digital natives" with a secure environment that can be accessed anywhere from any device. Greg Masters reports.

Case study: Huntsville Independent School District and Network Box USA

For one school system in Texas, getting up to speed meant replacing legacy systems to meet ever-evolving demands from the students, faculty and staff who were not only requiring connectivity from on-premises desktops, but a whole range of laptops and personal mobile devices as well.

Give and go: New Orleans Hornets and Array Networks

Give and go: New Orleans Hornets and Array Networks

The NBA's New Orleans Hornets needed to provide its off-the-court, but highly mobile staff with a secure method for communicating. It found an enterprise remote access solution that could help.

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