Information Technology


California Research and Education Network Gets 100-Gigabit Backbone

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California has upgraded the core backbone of the California Research and Education Network to 100 gigabits per second.

Campus Physical Security Spending To Top $1.1 Billion Within 4 Years

Annual expenditures on surveillance and access control systems in education will reach more than $1.1 billion by 2018.

Report: Internet of Things To Reach 25 Billion Units, $264 Billion by 2020

The number of objects connected to the Internet and in use will grow 30 percent from this year to next, for a total of 4.9 billion, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner, and will hit 25 billion by 2020.

USC Marshall IT

Take Your IT Off Campus and Thrive

It's been a long time since the various teams making up the IT organization at USC's Marshall School of Business have shared offices. Now that they're coming back under one roof off campus, innovation is at the top of the to-do list.

Rethinking Student Innovations

In the nearly two years that Duke University's Innovation Co-Lab has been operating as a forum for allowing students to reinvent IT on campus, it has allowed itself to be re-invented too.

U Arizona Engineers Intend To Tighten Wi-Fi

A University of Arizona research project hopes to figure out how to stop the eavesdropping that can take place in wireless transmissions.

Keiser U Implements Expands Desktop Virtualization in Computer Labs

Keiser University, a private institution in Florida, has expanded its implementation of virtual desktops in its computer labs.

Northwest Nazarene Goes to Cloud To Manage Enrollment Growth

Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID, will phase in a new cloud-based constituent relationship management system (CRM) to help with its fast-moving enrollment growth.

Brocade Adds New Scale-Out Solutions and SDN Support

Brocade, a networking provider for data centers, has introduced a new distributed chassis solution based on the Brocade ICX 7750; a new enterprise campus stackable switch, the Brocade ICX 7450; and support for OpenFlow 1.3 for software-defined networking (SDN) applications.

small ideas, big results

Remember the Little Things

Small-scale IT efforts can make a big difference on campus.