Internet2's new cloud partnership hopes to kick-start collaboration and shared research across higher ed institutions nationwide--and globally.
BMC Software has released Remedy OnDemand for Public Sector, a cloud-based IT service management solution.
Toronto, Ontario-based York University's Schulich School of Business is bringing in a new cloud-based collaboration tool in an effort to expose students to new trends in business communication and to lower IT expenses and improve efficiencies in the process.
As the new year begins, education technology experts look at what's ahead for learners and educators.
The University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando has gone public about its adoption of a budgeting application implemented at the beginning of 2010.
Hands tied by budget cuts, Westmont College's first CIO has introduced the institution to cloud computing in an effort to enhance IT services without additional financial resources. Here Westmont CIO Reed A. Sheard shares details on four cloud-based projects he implemented to do just that.
Cisco has introduced CloudVerse, a new framework for building, managing, and connecting public, private, and hybrid clouds.
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.
Cloud initiatives appeal to many campus technology leaders because they off-load services that are seen as commodities and free IT staff to work on higher-priority projects. As with any other application or infrastructure outsourcing, though, CIOs have to weigh potential risks and trade-offs.
The terms cloud computing and virtualization are often--and mistakenly--used interchangeably. They are not the same.