IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

April 14, 2015

UW Wi-Fi Gets Positive Ratings in Survey of Students, Faculty

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UW students and faculty are much more satisfied with Wi-Fi on campus and in instructional spaces compared with students and faculty at peer institutions, according to a 2014 survey about technology experiences at the UW and other universities. UW students also rate ease of login and network performance higher than students at other colleges. The survey is conducted…

November 3, 2014

UW Wi-Fi: Fast, Free, for Visitors

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The UW Wi-Fi network provides fast connections. To keep it that way, with more people connecting, UW-IT is continually upgrading the more than 9,281 Wi-Fi access points to meet demand. Just last week, 175,759 unique devices connected to our Wi-Fi network, with more than 6.7 million sessions transmitting a whopping 113+ Terabytes of data. Learn more…

January 10, 2014

UW Wireless: New Authentication Service Will Support Encryption, Better Device Sharing

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A new solution for authenticating to the campus Wi-Fi network will enable future service enhancements, including an encrypted Wi-Fi service and better management and sharing of wireless printers and devices, specifically AppleTV and Google’s Chromecast for HDTV content. The change, made in December, was transparent to users; no re-authentication or registering of devices was required….