SIUE Gets Rid Of IPAM Spreadsheets With EfficientIP

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Gets Rid of IPAM Spreadsheets with EfficientIP

Paris, France, July 23th 2014: EfficientIP a leading developer of DDI solutions (DNS/DHCP services and IP Address Management), announced today that Southern Illinois University (SIU) has selected their SOLIDserverTM DDI solution over the competition to manage its IP addresses and DHCP network services, with plans to migrate DNS services in the future. Southern Illinois University had been using numerous spreadsheets to manage their IP addresses, but this was not a powerful enough method to effectively manage the large quantity that they have. By using shared spreadsheets, there was limited network visibility, the risk of error was high, and there was no way to share the IP management administra- tive requirements across multiple teams. With the evolution of BYOD, students and professors are now connecting up to 7 devices each, so managing the steady increase of IP addresses was a challenge for SIU. Initially, when the Uni- versity started looking for a formal DDI solution, the products they tested had issues successfully managing all of their IP addresses. They found that the response time from the user interfaces were too slow and there was very limited workflow functionality built-in to delegate management to their internal teams. “We selected EfficientIP’s SOLIDserver solution after testing other solutions because it was the only one that delive- red the expected performance, even with our large number of IP addresses,” said Kade Cole, Network Engineer at Southern Illinois University. Read More