When Brice Bible was hired as Ohio University's new chief information officer two years ago, the institution's IT operations were "fairly disconnected and not as modern as one would hope," he said, and its student information system had recently suffered a security breach.
A consortium of libraries at two-year colleges in Kansas has selected Auto-Graphics' AGent Verso for its integrated library system (ILS). Participating libraries will also be receiving AGent Iluminar
Oracle is adding to its arsenal of real-time data integration tools by acquiring GoldenGate Software. The company announced the deal today, saying it is set to close by year end, though other terms were not disclosed.
The College of Western Idaho has selected ImageNow from Perceptive Software for a document management project in its admissions, financial aid, and registrar's office.
The Ohio State University in Columbus has finished its multi-year deployment of the entire PeopleSoft Campus Solutions suite with the help of Io Consulting.
Ohio University in Athens has awarded a 20-month contract to service provider Ciber to create a new student information system (SIS).
Oracle has begun releasing pieces of its identity management suite, Oracle Identity Management 11g. The first set of enhancements has surfaced in releases of Oracle Platform Security Services, Oracle Directory Services, and Oracle Identity Federation 11g, among other applications.
The University System of Georgia (USG) has chosen the iStrategy Solutions HigherEd Analytics Suite for statewide deployment to provide financial data warehousing and business intelligence at 32 colleges and universities. The application is pre-built specifically for the three enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems most frequently used by higher education: Oracle's PeopleSoft, Sungard Higher Education's Banner Unified Digital Campus, and Datatel.
Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS) is implementing DataCore Software's SANmelody as the storage platform behind a new on-demand computing initiative.
Oracle this week filled a gap in its management platform adding application configuration tools that the company said will help organizations improve app service levels and help apply frameworks for compliance.