Cloud Computing & SaaS


Plugin Adds Gaming and Social Networking to Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect users have a new way to build games into their online sessions and foster discussion and interaction among meeting attendees.

Amazon's Push in Education

In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.

Bannister Lake Debuts Software for Campus Closure Notifications

A new solution enables campuses to notify students and community members about school closures, early dismissals, and event cancellations due to extreme weather conditions.

Gartner: Your Phone Will Be Smarter than You by 2017

Smartphones will be smarter than their users by the year 2017, according to new analysis from market research firm Gartner.

UCLA Library Service Rolls Out Virtual Desktops for Students

The University of California Los Angeles Library Service has completed implementation of desktops-as-a-service (DaaS) across its 13 campus libraries.



Fujitsu Unveils 'Bring Your Own Cloud' Management Platform

Fujitsu unveiled a new set of technologies designed to enable IT organizations to implement a "bring your own cloud" strategy during its recent annual customer conference.

Red Hat CloudForms Adds Supports for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

Red Hat has announced Red Hat CloudForms 3.0, the latest version of the company's cloud management platform, which now supports the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and offers additional management capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Net3 Technology Unveils Education Cloud Services

Cloud-based server and data center platform provider Net3 Technology has launched a cloud platform specifically designed for school districts and higher education institutions.

Tintri Reveals Next-Gen Virtualization and Cloud Storage Systems

Tintri, a producer of virtualization and cloud storage products, has launched its next generation of products, the Tintri VMstore T600 series, which supports twice as many virtual machines per system than its predecessors.

An 'Ensemble Model' for Student Analytics: Driving Academic Success in the Community College

"There's been a sea change in community colleges, from a sole emphasis on providing an access to education for all, to placing a much greater, additional emphasis on the students you have already admitted," according to South Orange County Community College District Vice Chancellor Bob Bramucci. In this interview, he tells Campus Technology's Mary Grush how SOCCCD is expanding its toolchest for student success, why that's more crucial now than ever, and what the institution is doing to help other colleges do the same.