Cloud Computing & SaaS


Infinitely Virtual Offers New Cloud Hosting Plan for Education Market

Cloud server provider Infinitely Virtual today introduced Virtual Terminal Server — Standard, the first of what will eventually be four cloud hosting plans for the academic market.

What's on Your IT Agenda for 2014?

Here's what's on the IT table for three different institutions during the coming year.

Fidelis Debuts Personalized Learning Platform

A new online learning platform aims to put the student in the driver's seat of his or her own education.

Alma Launches Free Hybrid Learning Management and Student Information System

Alma has launched a free cloud-based student information system and learning management system. Availability of Alma in 2014 is limited to the first 500 schools to sign up.

Gartner Redefines Highly Customized ERP Systems as Legacy

Highly customized enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems will be considered "legacy" by 2016, according to a new report from Gartner.



EFI Announces New Cloud Printing and Management Features

EFI has expanded its PrintMe cloud printing solution to include new apps and drivers, more locations to print and additional language support.

Enrollment: Earth — Global Strategies in Higher Education

Discussions one might find in the general press about the notion of "globalization" often focus on economic mechanisms. But put the term in a higher education setting and you have something very unique, values you won't necessarily find in other markets. A CT Q&A examines globalization in the higher education context with Marist College Senior Academic Technology Officer Josh Baron.

Will Net Neutrality Ruling Doom Education to Second-Class Status?

The ruling this week by a federal court on the Open Internet (Net Neutrality) Order may turn out to be, as one commenter called it, "a terrible idea," or, as another observer put it, a source of "a lot of overheated rhetoric." Education, for its part, could well see major changes to how it's able to deliver learning content to students online.

Blue Jeans Network Gets Internet2 NET+ Certification

Blue Jeans Network's cloud-based video collaboration platform is now available through the Internet2 NET+ portfolio.

BenQ Debuts Monitors for Mobile and Cloud Content

BenQ's new EW series monitors allow users to stream media -- including cloud-based content -- from their smartphones, laptops or game consoles for large-screen viewing.