With cloud computing looming as the next big thing in higher education, Citrix Systems' recent acquisition of Cloud.com, an open source cloud computing platform, has caught the attention of university CIOs.
To meet the challenge posed by soaring enrollment and widely separated campuses, Texas' Lone Star College System looked to the cloud for a solution. In an interview with CT, Link Alander, LSCS's vice chancellor of technology services, discusses the benefits of cloud-based IT services.
Radiant Logic has launched a new suite that will allow its customers to provide users with access to programs hosted both internally on the network and in the cloud.
All educators today, but especially those in post-secondary roles, need to learn how to make the most of cloud-based resources in their teaching practices, according to education consultant John Kuglin.
A college system in Houston, TX has begun seeing big returns on its three-year long construction of a private cloud infrastructure to expedite delivery of IT services to its 62,000 students and 4,800 employees.
Indiana University and Citrix Systems have partnered to create a “personal cloud” for students, faculty, and staff. Users will be able to access applications and data from any computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Red Hat has launched JBoss Application Server 7, a free and open source Java Enterprise Edition-based application server developed by the JBoss Community.
Citrix Systems has acquired the open source cloud computing platform Cloud.com. The acquisition adds Cloud.com's CloudStack product line to the Citrix cloud infrastructure portfolio, which also includes Citrix's cloud-optimized virtualization platform, XenServer.
Google is increasing the amount of storage it provides to institutions that use its free Apps for Education platform.
Johns Hopkins University is testing out a new virtualized desktop environment in two of its schools. The move is allowing the university to make its computing spaces more collaborative for students and extend software to students' personal computers. In the process, it's also helping to ease some of IT's workload.