Kaltura will integrate its open source video management platform with Cisco's WebEx videoconferencing service.
Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia has invested $14 million to build an intelligent network with advanced mobility and video technologies to support innovation, collaboration, and efficiency.
The new college sports network, launching next month and slated to deliver 850 live sporting events, will be powered by Cisco.
The University of Hawaii has upgraded its videoconferencing setup for high-definition production across all of its campuses.
Cloud and managed services provider Netelligent has partnered with desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) provider Desktone to offer cloud-hosted virtual desktops as a service.
Kentucky's University of the Cumberlands has extended its network by creating a residence hall network separate from its core campus infrastructure. The results have been improved service for students and more available bandwidth for faculty using data-intensive applications in their classrooms.
Traditional vendor-higher education relationships were built on the premise of giving out money in exchange for goods. Today's competitive funding environment requires a more creative approach and finds more colleges turning to IT manufacturers for funding, support, and resources. In this series we'll look at how three different schools have successfully funded IT infrastructure changes with the help of their vendors, explain how the process worked, and show the benefits they've reaped as a result.
Students in the Middle East and United States discuss social and cultural issues, in real time, thanks to telepresence technology.
Adoption of enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence is accelerating. The market grew by 20.5 percent to reach $2.7 billion in 2011, compared to 16.6 percent growth in 2010. The largest increase occurred in the single-codec telepresence segment, which now accounts for 55 percent of the total enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence market.
Cisco has introduced a new "reimagined" firewall that adds a level of security smarts that could eventually show up in the company's line of switches and routers, as well as other hardware.