(November, 13, 2007)
For more information, contact Scott Merritt, Director of Information Technology, Centenary College of Louisiana, at 318-869-5708.
Centenary College Enlists Apogee for Residential Data Network
Apogee (www.apogeenet.net), the leader in providing innovative technology solutions and services to higher education, announced that Centenary College of Louisiana has enlisted Apogee to deploy and manage its state-of-the-art residential data network, including customer support available 24 hours per day.
Centenary College, with an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, is regularly rated one of the top universities in the south. Centenary was searching for a network solution that would offer students better services and support, while keeping costs stable and predictable. After considering other providers, Centenary decided that Apogee had the only customized solution that fit the unique needs of the college.
"We looked at several options before we decided on Apogee," said Scott Merritt, Director of Information Technology, Centenary College. "Ultimately we decided that Apogee was best fit to the serve the needs of both the college and our student body because they understand the specific opportunities and challenges we face in higher education."
Apogee's comprehensive services are customized for the higher education community and are designed to meet the growing needs of college campuses, including the growing number of bandwidth intensive applications and increased mobility demands.
"Centenary saw the success that other schools had experienced by partnering with Apogee," said Apogee CEO and Founder, Chuck Brady. "They are a perfect example of how a college or university can implement a cost-effective solution that is able to meet the increasing student technology demands."
About Centenary College
Centenary College of Louisiana is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South. Located in Shreveport, LA, Centenary is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South and is considered one of the nation's "Best 361 Colleges" by The Princeton Review.
Apogee offers complete communication services - digital cable, digital phone, wireless and wired broadband - specializing in developing and operating customized data network solutions for colleges and universities. With an Apogee Powered ResNet, colleges and universities can enhance their network infrastructure, while offloading the growing volume of administrative responsibilities associated with managing student networks.
As a trusted network partner and the ISP of record, Apogee lets universities focus on their true academic mission while developing a competitive technological edge for student residents.