This fall, students, faculty and staff at Rhode Island's Providence College will receive real-time emergency plans and procedures via mobile device thanks to In Case of Crisis, an emergency preparedness app from Irving Burton Associates.
Purdue University's Homeland Security Center of Excellence has produced a new analytics tool for first responders and law enforcement, the Visual Analytics Law Enforcement Toolkit (VALET).
Union County College opened just three days after Superstorm Sandy devastated the Eastern seaboard, thanks to the relentless--and innovative--recovery efforts of its president, faculty, and staff.
Moving your data storage, backup, and disaster recovery to the cloud can cut costs and improve functionality for both end users and tech personnel.
Zetta.net has unveiled its off-site cloud-based server backup and disaster recovery solution for colleges and universities.
The University of Connecticut is among the most recent institutions to go live with the Kuali Financial System. During the Kuali Days conference in Austin this fall, Campus Technology interviewed Charles Eaton, UConn's controller, to get his comments on "the buzz" at this year's show and what it means to be a member of the Kuali community.
SEP Software released a new version of its backup and recovery solution, SEP sesam 4.0.5, at the Educause 2012 conference in Denver.
For schools looking to minimize risk, cloud solutions offer a cost-effective way to achieve a range of disaster-readiness goals.
Thrust into online learning at scale in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina--a disaster that put 45 percent of its physical campus out of commission--New Orleans-based Delgado Community College experienced the aftershock of realizing that many of its students were not "online ready." Success rates--and therefore retention and completion rates--suffered just because of a student skills gap in online education. A self-guided online learning module, DORM, has made a big difference even as a doubling of enrollment since 2006 has put further pressure on available classroom space.
Barracuda Networks has released version 4.2 of its Barracuda Backup Service, which now includes VMware host support.