Cloud Computing & SaaS


6 Pitfalls of Cloud Service Contracts

6 Pitfalls of Cloud-Service Contracts

Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure your school has sorted out the legal aspects of any cloud-service contract. Here are six areas to consider.

U of Southern California Implements Private Cloud Collaboration Solution

The University of Southern California has plans to implement a private cloud collaboration solution with a unified data storage appliance.

Making the Case for Desktop Virtualization

Making the Case for Desktop Virtualization

The CIO of Lone Star College System shares his experience in evaluating the potential of virtual desktops.

Tulane Adopts Cloud-based Admissions System

Tulane has reduced response time for acknowledging receipt of documents and applications from six weeks to 48 hours, thanks to its new cloud solution.

Colorado Business School Connects Students to Mentors with Updated Mentor Software

New updates to Chronus's mentor software enable Leeds School of Business to efficiently manage its three mentor programs.



Red Hat Debuts Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform for OpenStack-Powered Clouds

Red Hat has launched two new products designed to help organizations build private or public cloud environments or implement infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions.

Bournemouth U Consolidates Systems with IT Service Automation Suite

Bournemouth University has consolidated numerous IT systems to increase automation and provide a self-service option for faculty, staff, and students.

Iowa State Looks for $600k in Annual Savings Through Internet2's NET+ SIP Program

Citing a need for improved telecommunications capabilities, reliability, and cost efficiency, Iowa State University has joined Internet2's NET+ SIP program and will migrate 8,000 phones to the cloud beginning next month.

How Cloud Backup Can Save IT Big Bucks

Moving your data storage, backup, and disaster recovery to the cloud can cut costs and improve functionality for both end users and tech personnel.

Google Apps Vs Microsoft Office 365

Google Apps vs. Office 365

In choosing between Microsoft's and Google's cloud offerings, schools must weigh a raft of issues ranging from regulatory compliance to interoperability--and no one solution may fit the bill.