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Budapest U Establishes IPv6 Training and Research Lab

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.

Taking College IT Out of the Hardware Business

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.

VMware and Cisco Launching 'Extensible LAN for the Cloud'

VMware and Cisco are rolling out enhancements to their combined virtualization solutions, along with improvements to several desktop virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. The companies have also debuted the new Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) architecture, which forms the basis of a scalable LAN for the cloud.

UT Knoxville Pilots Virtualized Desktops

In an effort to provide on-demand computing services to its campus community, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville is phasing in a program called Apps@UT, which will provide virtual desktops to students, faculty, and staff.

MIT Lays Out Crestron AV Backbone in E62

MIT's most energy efficient building, E62, isn't skimping on technological capacity. This new home for the Sloan School of Management has implemented a media infrastructure to support multiple forms of smart classroom operations.

Creating a Smart Classroom from Scratch

When Mark Jones learned that South College's burgeoning medical programs were going to be moving into a new home, he saw the expansion as a chance to introduce a host of new classroom technologies on campus.

Survey Finds Strong Support for Educational Technology

An international survey revealed that administrators see educational technology as critical to preparing students for the networked economy.

Cisco Launches Cross-Device Unified Communications App

At the Enterprise Connect 2011 trade show last week, Cisco debuted Jabber, a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging, voice, video, voice messaging, desktop sharing, and conferencing into a single, consistent interface on PCs, Macs, tablets, and smart phones, including iPhone and Android.

Cisco TelePresence Now Connects to Homes

Cisco is extending its umi line of video communication and collaboration tools so that home users will be able to connect with businesses using TelePresence.

Planning for Disaster

One community college system stages a yearly event to help member institutions hone their emergency-management skills.