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Saturday, July 30, 2005

3Com's Gigabit solution Now Powers University of Bahrain's Network

Founded in 1986 through the merger of the University College of Arts, Sciences and Education and the Gulf Technical College, the University of Bahrain (UoB) comprises two campuses located near Manama, and offers a variety of academic courses from chemical engineering to business and education.



Previously, the university had struggled to provide adequate access for its burgeoning student body and faculty. There had been complaints about the speed and reliability of the network as the volume of data expanded exponentially. It was clear the university needed to take steps to improve the network to provide better usability and scalability so that the infrastructure could meet the current demands of the users and cope with future developments, according to Dr. Yousif Al-Bastaki, head of IT at the university.




Using the 3Com Gigabit solution, comprising of a 7700 Switch, SuperStack 3 Switch 4924 and 48-Port SuperStack 3 Switch 4400, UoB now has the networking power it needs to drive all its administrative and e-learning applications without downtime or interruption. Backed by 3Com’s XRN (eXpandable Resilient Networking) technology, the solution offers the university reliable performance and scalability. Read More ....



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