Colleges and Universities are frequently called out as their own vertical for good reason. While all WLAN environments do share some similarities, higher education absolutely brings its own bag of concerns to the Wi-Fi discussion.
Lee Badman is a wireless network architect for a large private university in the US, and he frequently interacts with other schools on a number of network-related topics. He’s been in this game for over 20 years, and this is what he thinks anyone interested in this unique space should know, from the insider perspective. Don’t expect to read about spatial streams and client device drivers in this article. There is a far bigger story to tell.