Cloud Computing & SaaS


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.

U Virginia Adds 50 GB Cloud Storage for Students, Faculty, Staff

The University of Virginia has adopted a new storage service for use by faculty, staff, and degree-seeking students.

$99 HDMI Thin Client Device Launching This Month

Devon IT is shipping a new $99 thin client this month that plugs into a display's HDMI port and provides cloud-based desktop functionality for Citrix, RDP, and VMware environments.