The challenge: connectivity issues at a China recruitment office
For the University of Hull, China is an important market: the university recruits hundreds of students from the country each year. To help this effort, it has a permanent office in Shanghai with a team of six led by China office director Laura Liu.
To recruit students effectively, the China office needs good, point-to-point connectivity back to the university’s student information system, hosted in Hull. “It needs to have the same access to key business systems that any other office in the university has,” explains the university’s director of ICT, John Hemingway.
But in the second half of 2014, Hemingway became aware that the China office was suffering from outages and connectivity issues – and started looking for an answer.
The solution: assured connectivity from Jisc