Cloud Computing & SaaS


Red Hat Debuts Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform for OpenStack-Powered Clouds

Red Hat has launched two new products designed to help organizations build private or public cloud environments or implement infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions.

Bournemouth U Consolidates Systems with IT Service Automation Suite

Bournemouth University has consolidated numerous IT systems to increase automation and provide a self-service option for faculty, staff, and students.

Iowa State Looks for $600k in Annual Savings Through Internet2's NET+ SIP Program

Citing a need for improved telecommunications capabilities, reliability, and cost efficiency, Iowa State University has joined Internet2's NET+ SIP program and will migrate 8,000 phones to the cloud beginning next month.

How Cloud Backup Can Save IT Big Bucks

Moving your data storage, backup, and disaster recovery to the cloud can cut costs and improve functionality for both end users and tech personnel.

Google Apps Vs Microsoft Office 365

Google Apps vs. Office 365

In choosing between Microsoft's and Google's cloud offerings, schools must weigh a raft of issues ranging from regulatory compliance to interoperability--and no one solution may fit the bill.



McMaster U Plans University-Wide Research Cloud

McMaster University in Ontario is planning to establish a university-wide cloud computing environment and infrastructure for use in integrated health biosystems and bioinformatics research.

Maryville U Taps Cloud To Consolidate Data Center Storage

Maryville University in St. Louis County, MO has consolidated its storage from multiple data centers and multiple campuses to a cloud-based service. The move saved the university approximately $125,000 in infrastructure costs and 20 to 30 hours per month in IT staff time.

Lessons Learned: Taking E-mail to the Cloud

Although data migration was a headache for Prince George's Community College, users are pleased with their new cloud-based e-mail system.

Stoneware's webRDP HTML5 Gateway Allows Remote Windows Access Without a Client

Cloud computing and classroom management software developer Stoneware has launched a new version of its webRDP HTML5 Gateway that allows end users to access remote Windows computers without a client.

UT San Antonio Deploys Cloud-Based Academic Research Platform

The University of Texas at San Antonio has implemented an advanced academic research software platform based on OpenStack technologies.