MySQL originator Monty Widenius and Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev have recently formed the Open Database Alliance (ODA), a vendor-neutral consortium that aims to become a hub for the MySQL open source database community and its associated eco system. The ODA said it is also seeking to be a forum for derivative code, binaries, training, and support.
IBM has unveiled cloud-based services for enterprises that can be hosted or run on a customer's premises, or a hybrid of the two.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine will use software from Click Commerce Research and Healthcare to automate financial disclosures required for all research within the institution.
After two years of research and consideration, the Physicians' Organization of the University Medical Center at Princeton in New Jersey has chosen iMedica's electronic health record (EHR) and practice management applications to recommend to its 500-plus member physicians.
The University HealthSystem Consortium has added a price competitive index (PCI) enhancement to SpendLINK, its proprietary supply chain spend analytics tool that helps academic medical centers optimize pricing.
Google just made it easier for IT organizations to ditch Microsoft Exchange Server. On Tuesday, the company unveiled Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook.
The University of Texas (UT) System has expanded its adoption of Copyright Clearance Center's annual copyright license from its Austin campus, which it announced in September 2008, to the entire UT System. The nine academic campuses and six health institutions that the UT System comprises make it one of the largest higher education systems in the United States.
Perforce Software has released a free iPhone application that gives administrators using Perforce Software Configuration Management (SCM) system real-time access to server status information.
It all started in the registrar's office, where every student's file was assigned a traditional "folder" to hold his or her admission documents. After watching those files pile up and require an increasing amount of storage space--not to mention the time spent shuffling through the papers--the technology team at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA decided to do something about it.
The University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School has subscribed to TopSchool's Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) system to help launch a new online certificate program.