The Procera booth was humming with activity as video streaming, device proliferation, and VoD are driving schools to seek more scalable and intelligent tools for managing the increasing bandwidth demands from students and faculty.
My days were booked with customer meetings and it quickly became apparent that our Smart Campus suite’s unique capability to integrate with NAC devices such as Impulse Point, Cisco Clean Access, and Bradford Networks was one of the key points that everyone was impressed with.
There was a very positive buzz at the show and when all is said and done, I keep coming back to four key areas that customers were very interested in:
Device-aggregated Consumption Quotas - innovative schools such as University of Dayton are using Procera’s Smart Campus feature to roll up bandwidth consumption over multiple devices associated with a single student and apply a rolling time-based quota that dynamically moves abusers into a “penalty box” where they experience reduced bandwidth. Read more [+]