Cloud Computing & SaaS


Windows Azure (Finally) Takes Infrastructure into Cloud

Microsoft wants to stop giving Amazon headway in the cloud race. The Redmond company announced live production of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, first previewed starting in June 2012.

Red Hat Opens Early Adopter Program for Enterprise OpenStack Distribution

Red Hat has elevated its Red Hat OpenStack distribution from a preview version to an Early Adopter Program.

3 Ways to Improve Collaboration via the Cloud--for Less

Moving to the cloud can help schools boost collaboration among students, faculty, and staff--while still cutting costs. CT looks at 3 cloud-based tools that can make a difference.

Architecting Student Success: Integrated Software for the Community College

Known primarily for its success as a recommendation engine, Sherpa is actually South Orange County Community College District's "sandbox" of integrated software systems that provides many new tools for student success.

Mastering the Move to Google Mail

After migrating its entire campus to Google Mail, Santa Clara University shares its experience and offers advice to schools considering a similar move.



4 Reasons Why Admissions Should Be in the Cloud

For schools taking their first steps into the cloud, the admissions department may be the perfect place to start. Here's why.

Google Docs Restored at Oxford Following Brief Banishment by Security Team

Citing concerns over phishing attacks, University of Oxford's network security team recently took the unusual measure of blocking Google Docs campuswide. The team has since restored access to the service and apologized to end users for the disruption.

Storage, Conferencing Drive Campuses to the Cloud

Cloud computing in colleges and universities is growing and is expected to consume up to a third of the IT budget within the next four years.

Small Colleges Take Giant Steps into the Cloud

Small schools with limited IT resources are discovering that cloud-based services can give them a competitive edge.

Cost Savings in the Cloud

Cost Savings in the Cloud

For any institution looking to shift ERP systems to the cloud, big savings can be achieved--but only if the school has properly prepped before negotiations begin. These 3 steps can help.