Cloud Computing & SaaS


Questionmark OnDemand Expands Analytics

Questionmark has released an update to its SaaS-based assessment tool, Questionmark OnDemand. The incremental update includes new forms of analytics reporting tools to help measure performance and pinpoint areas that might be in need of additional investigation.

Ericom Launches Pure HTML5 RDP Client

Ericom has released AccessNow, a pure HTML5 remote desktop (RDP) client that runs within a Web browser without the need to install anything on the client device.

SaaS Module Lets Schools 'Bolt' Social Networking onto Learning Management Systems

A company with its own learning management system (LMS) for academic and corporate use has taken the social networking aspects of its LMS and turned them into an add-on product that will work with competing LMSes.

InFocus Unveils Cloud-Based All-in-One Conferencing System

InFocus has launched a new videoconferencing and collaboration system called "Mondopad"--a 55-inch touchscreen display with built-in whiteboarding, presentation, and communications tools.

Indiana U Taps Desktop Virtualization for IUAnyWare

Indiana University is launching an initiative called "IUAnyWare," which will provide cloud-based services to faculty and students across mobile and desktop platforms.



U Mary Washington Begins Move to Instructure LMS

A university in Fredericksburg, VA has begun its move to a new open source, SaaS-based learning management system.

UC San Diego Hospital Uses Cloud for Trauma-Related File Transfer

A university hospital in Southern California has begun using cloud computing to receive imaging work from a remote hospital to expedite the treatment of trauma patients.

IBM Tackles Education Analytics with SaaS Suite

IBM is expanding its presence in education cloud computing with the release of a new SaaS-based service named Decision Management for Education.

Higher Ed Optimistic About Cloud Use

Higher education may have a long way to go before it's fully ready to exploit cloud computing because it doesn't fully understand it. Despite this, colleges and universities are still fairly optimistic about cloud prospects on campus.

U Rhode Island Researchers To Test IBM Academic Social Networks

The University of Rhode Island has begun working with IBM on a project that will test out the company's ability to automate some of the work involved in connecting researchers to funding sources and collaborators.