University of Wisconsin-La Crosse enlisted the help of HBS when they required a secure and scalable infrastructure.
UWL needed a secure and scalable infrastructure that would provide a foundation for all the next generation devices and applications
UWL is host to the state track and field competitions. As a result, UWL is required to provide a consistent and pervasive wireless experience throughout the grounds. UWL needed high-density wireless experience for the outdoor football and track and field complex in addition to the newly built indoor track facility.
The university needed to enhance video across UWL’s campus and to introduce video into all classrooms for distance learning capabilities and enablement.
UWL required a campus-wide voice system to replace an aging legacy PBX and to increase collaboration for both students and faculty.
UWL trusted HBS because of our experience within the Higher Education
HBS possesses expertise in video collaboration, network, and datacenter infrastructure.
HBS has a trusting, long-standing relationship with UWL because of many successful implementations.
HBS implemented a phased logical redesign, which involved the rollout of new hardware and security solutions along the way.
HBS worked with the IT department along with facilities to create a design leveraging specialized antennas that HBS co-created for stadium applications and was the first to apply them in an outdoor setting.
HBS implemented a highly redundant Cisco Voice solution to include a Contact Center for key departments to improve customer service and enrich the caller experience. Additionally, HBS assisted UWL’s IT department and campus security to implement a variety of security mechanisms, a mass notification system, and introduced lockdown capabilities to rapidly notify designated staff for enhanced campus safety and improve emergency notification times.
HBS has worked through several new construction designs and has been the key partner in the high-density wireless design throughout campus, including the dormitories.
Since the implementation, the first state track and field event exceeded expectations and the deployment is becoming the gold standard for other similar outdoor event spaces.
Leveraging Cisco video technologies, UWL offered remote learning as an option to students ahead of most.
HBS is providing ongoing support for infrastructure and collaboration systems including managed services, staff augmentation availability, and support of new project implementation.
HBS is currently engaged with UWL to provide consulting services to include strategic solution design and future state vision.