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Case Study: Universidad EAFIT

Enhancing educational experiences

Universidad EAFIT is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Colombia; and includes a 30-acre main campus with 28 buildings and eight annex houses as well as six smaller remote branches each with its own IT infrastructure. EAFIT partnered with Cisco to securely connect its campus.

Summary

Challenges

  • Enabling growth and delivering academic excellence
  • Accelerating the deployment of its technology infrastructure with agility
  • Enhancing educational environments to deliver innovative learning opportunities
  • Keeping budgets in line with strategic priorities

Solutions

Results

  • Improved BYOD connectivity, efficiency, and safety with a connected campus
  • Empowered educators and students with connected classroom learning
  • Delivered consistent, secure access with reliable, highly available networking to meet constantly changing demands

What they’re saying

"In higher education, demands change fast and we wanted the best technology available. Cisco gave us what we needed for today and for tomorrow."

Hugo Giraldo, Head of IT Infrastructure, Universidad EAFIT

Who is Universidad EAFIT?

Industry: Higher Education
Location: Antioquia, Colombia
Size: 16,600 students