Cloud Computing & SaaS


What Is the Cloud?

The easiest way to understand the cloud is to think of it as a utility, like electricity.

Providing Anywhere Access

How the cloud enables collaboration and efficient transmission of information at two universities.

Improving System Reliability

A shift to cloud-based operations can help ensure high service availability and solid data recovery.

How the Cloud Can Improve Campus Operations: Data Analysis

Every major cloud-based service builds reporting into its product, allowing colleges and universities to base decisions on solid data--and hopefully improve both their products and the customer experience.

How the Cloud Can Improve Campus Operations: Increasing Agility and Speed

Whether a school uses a public or private cloud, one of the big upsides is the ability to implement solutions quickly in response to customer requests.



Diving Into the Cloud

In a two-part series, CT provides IT administrators with an easy-to-understand primer to help them educate campus constituents about the cloud and what it can do for their institutions.

Microsoft MAP Toolkit 6.5 Beta Program Now Open

Microsoft has opened its Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 6.5 Beta review program.

U New Brunswick Looks To Advance Learning Technologies Through Collaboration with Cisco

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.

LoudCloud Adds Virtual Classroom, E-File Cabinet

LoudCloud Systems has added a pair of modules, virtual classroom and e-file cabinet, to its learning management system (LMS) for higher education.

Oracle To Merge RightNow Customer Service into New Oracle Public Cloud

Oracle has entered into an agreement to buy RightNow Technologies, a provider of cloud-based customer service to call centers, the Web, and social networks.