Cloud Computing & SaaS


Planning for Disaster, Some Schools Seek Safety in the Cloud

For schools looking to minimize risk, cloud solutions offer a cost-effective way to achieve a range of disaster-readiness goals.

User Storage Shifting to the Cloud

The arrival of the "post-PC" era is leading users to turn to the cloud for their storage needs. In fact, by 2016, about a third of consumer digital content will be stored on cloud-based services.

Lone Star College System

The six-campus Lone Star College System (TX), in the suburbs of Houston, has developed a sophisticated private cloud that offers greater flexibility, lower hardware costs, and improved performance.

Indiana University

For the hundreds of IT staff across Indiana University's departments and campuses, virtualized on-demand software delivery is the model of the future.

Gartner: Mobility, Big Data on the Rise; Cloud Not so Much

Mobile devices and data-driven decision-making tip the scales in Gartner's midyear re-evaluation of top IT trends.



SpiderOak Offers 'Completely Private' Cloud Storage Higher Ed

A cloud storage company has released a version of its product specifically designed for colleges and universities.

Cisco Networking Academy Moves to Cloud-Based LMS

Teachers, administrators, and students who are part of the Cisco Networking Academy will soon have access to a cloud-based LMS.

How Much of the Cloud Is Dirty Smoke?

A Greenpeace report on the environmental impact of the biggest cloud service providers is prompting some campuses to rethink their clean-energy options.

An Instructional Design Toolkit and Strategies for the Community College

Today, instructional designers at community colleges have exciting opportunities to improve instruction and service to students, as their toolkit has grown to include an amazing array of Web 2.0 tools and new media. CT asked Michael Medlock, the director of Instructional Design and Technology at Rio Salado College how instructional designers and a team of faculty, subject matter experts, and media developers follow instructional design principles and strategies that leverage technology and new media to create robust learning designs that advance instruction at Rio Salado College.

34 Washington Colleges Migrate to Cloud-Based LMS

The 34 institutions that make up the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges are dropping their legacy LMS and moving to a cloud-based system.