Cloud Computing & SaaS


Report: Gartner Says Computing is Shifting to the Personal Cloud

A new report from Gartner suggests that by 2014 users will store more of their data in the cloud than on their personal computers.

Weighing the Cloud: OpEx versus CapEx

Cloud vendors tout the benefits of paying for cloud services as operating expenses, rather than raising capital funds for infrastructure projects on campus. But the calculus is not as simple as that.

7 Keys to a Successful Cloud Contract

A college attorney explains seven legal issues that institutions need to consider before signing a cloud computing contract.

Alamo Colleges Shift to Cloud-Based LMS in Near-Million Dollar Deal

Five colleges in San Antonio will be migrating to a new learning management system over the next 10 months.

Desire2Learn Forms Alliance with Microsoft To Extend Cloud-Based Products

Desire2Learn, a provider of enterprise teaching and learning platforms for K-12 and higher education institutions, has signed a four-year Windows Azure global alliance agreement with Microsoft.



Google's Apps for Education and the New Privacy Policy

Will Google's new privacy policy affect the agreements the company has with universities and colleges? According to Google, the short answer is no, but with a nuance.

5 New Schools Sign on for Microsoft's Office 365

Microsoft is attracting higher education to the cloud as schools begin deploying Office 365, Microsoft's paid follow-on act to Live@edu.

Internet2 Pursues Collaboration in the Cloud

Internet2's new cloud partnership hopes to kick-start collaboration and shared research across higher ed institutions nationwide--and globally.

Sitting on Cloud Mine

In a mobile world, cloud-based personal-storage services make it easier to manage documents across devices, and to collaborate with peers and students.

BMC’s Remedy OnDemand for Public Sector Cloud Service Provides Regulatory Compliance

BMC Software has released Remedy OnDemand for Public Sector, a cloud-based IT service management solution.