3Com Case Study: Three-Gorge University (China)
Three-Gorge University is a public full-time undergraduate university in China. It has three main schools - medical, teachers' and engineering - with 15 departments teaching 45 undergraduate and special disciplines. The university's various departments have a growing number of Local Area Networks (LAN) and applications running on them. This is creating an increasing need to share information and resources between the various departments. There is also a challenge to provide the appropriate information and statistics to the right people to allow them to take full advantages of the existing technology. Three-Gorge University campus network deployed Gigabit Ethernet technology from 3Com. The core campus network is connected with fiber and uses Gigabit Ethernet technology, providing necessary backbone bandwidth.