A new industry forecast is predicting that cloud computing will account for 33 percent of all data center traffic by 2015--triple the current percentage and about 12 times the total current volume.
New York's Sarah Lawrence College spent two years selecting and rolling out a new enterprise resource planning system--one that, unlike its legacy system, wouldn't require pulling staff out of retirement to maintain.
Cisco has created a new TelePresence solution for small to medium-sized organizations with limited budgets and IT staff.
The University of New Brunswick is establishing a new Cisco Chair in Advanced Learning Technologies to promote, support, and lead innovation at the university through industry-linked projects.
Cisco has released Lecture Vision, a solution to help educators capture and share educational materials with students. Cisco Lecture Vision is a suite of modular solutions backed by a set of services created specifically for education institutions.
Cisco and Citrix have formed a strategic alliance for large-scale desktop virtualization deployments. The first deliverable of this collaboration will be the optimization of Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) for Citrix XenDesktop.
Cisco has debuted two new Cisco Virtualization Experience Client (VXC) endpoints that enable high-quality voice and video in virtual desktop environments.
Polytechnic University in Bucharest (UBP) has developed a high-performance grid platform to increase research capacity and enable students and teachers to collaborate more closely in national and international research projects.
Budapest University of Technology and Economics has established a laboratory for training and research in Internet protocol version 6 (IPv6). The purpose of the lab is to provide an open environment for validating solutions, network setups, and applications built on IPv6 and to provide onsite and online training.
Babson College in Massachusetts has overhauled its back-end computing operations with a $1.7 million "datacenter in a box." The move is part of what CIO Sam Dunn characterized as a long-term vision to shift his college out of the hardware business and bring greater agility to his IT team to address the college's growth and corresponding resource management challenges.