Customer Profile
The University of Malaya (UM) is a public research university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is the oldest university in Malaysia. In 2018, the QS World University Rankings has ranked UM at the 87th place in the world, 24th place in Asia, 3rd in Southeast Asia and the top ranked learning institution in Malaysia.
Challenges
  • Scattered Wi-Fi deployment and aging network equipment (end of support)
  • Old network design and architecture bottleneck
  • Difficult to visualize Wi-Fi user experience and to operate & manage
  • Different vendors in existing network with different AAA systems
  • Difficult to troubleshoot network issue due to large campus size
Ruijie Solutions
  • Ruijie SAM+ provided very flexible network control policy, ideal to address different authentication needs
  • EduRoam feature provided seamless login for other university lecturer/staff visiting University Malaya
  • Ruijie RG-N18000 provided centralized authentication gateway to interop with 3rd party vendor
Customer Benefits
  • Unified authentication gateway to interop with 3rd party vendor
  • Removed single network vendor ‘locked-in’ 
  • Centralized network management & Wi-Fi network visualization 
  • Stable network infrastructure with minimal downtime