COUNTRY FOCUS : EGYPT
Aruba is supporting The Knowledge Hub Universities ( TKH ), an Egyptian education investment and management company , in its mission to be a hub for world-class education through the use of cutting-edge digital learning tools , delivered in a convenient , secure and reliable manner . Hossam Ismail , IT Network Lead , Information Technology at The Knowledge Hub Universities , explains to Intelligent CIO Africa , why it was important to implement this project .
TKH utilises Aruba solution provide world-class digital le
The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan , Cairo , Egypt
The Knowledge Hub Universities ( TKH ) is an Egyptian education investment and management company established with the purpose of offering quality learning experiences , through the development of sustainable world-class educational institutions with state-of-the-art facilities to maximise community impact .
With the objective of offering world-class higher education centred around the principles of innovation , inclusivity and accessibility , TKH established the first campus of the Knowledge Hub Universities in New Cairo .
Hossam Ismail , IT Network Lead , Information Technology at The Knowledge Hub Universities , said : “ Our flagship initiative has been setting up a multidisciplinary educational hub that host branches of leading international universities , delivering the same academic programmes offered at their mother campus and thus leading to the same , exact qualification and degrees .“ Providing students with the same quality of experience is pivotal to this and technology is a fundamental enabler of these world-class experiences .”
Clear long-term vision
Recognising that mobility and pervasive connectivity would be essential to implementing the innovations they intended to roll out at the university , TKH ’ s IT team selected Aruba as its networking technology partner .
“ We needed exceptional wireless coverage across the entire campus ,” said Ismail . “ To protect the digital identities and activities of our students and staff , security was also a key requirement and Aruba was a clear industry leader in both these areas .” Moreover , having used networking solutions from one of the largest international vendors at factories it owned , the El Sewedy Group , of which TKH is part of , was aware
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