Bookshare just celebrated its 10th anniversary as a provider of digital accessible materials to students with print disabilities. More than 190,000 people--mostly students--have access to the cloud-based library and its 135,000 titles.
Organizations are putting more of their IT budgets into software as a service (SaaS). According to a report from market research firm Gartner, spending on SaaS will reach nearly $15 billion this year and will grow to more than $22 billion in 2015.
A new report from Gartner suggests that by 2014 users will store more of their data in the cloud than on their personal computers.
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.
A college attorney explains seven legal issues that institutions need to consider before signing a cloud computing contract.
Five colleges in San Antonio will be migrating to a new learning management system over the next 10 months.
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.
Microsoft is attracting higher education to the cloud as schools begin deploying Office 365, Microsoft's paid follow-on act to Live@edu.
In a mobile world, cloud-based personal-storage services make it easier to manage documents across devices, and to collaborate with peers and students.