Universities today are competing to attract and retain students, who are ‘Digital Natives.’ IT teams have a role to play in helping institutions compete by creating and delivering a great student experience through innovative network design. To do this they must address the needs of ‘Digital Natives.’
- Home-away-from-home experience
- Hassle-free access
- Engage students in campus life
Of course, Wi-Fi has to be fast and reliable and meet IT needs for security, visibility and control. When this all comes together, students stop taking to Twitter to complain, IT burden is relieved and their reputation on campus improves.