Information Technology


UCSB Security Researchers To Help Too-Trusting Smartphone App Users

Little is known about the "trust relationships" that exist among users, the smartphone platform and the surrounding ecosystem, including smartphone apps and the app markets. But a research team at the University of California Santa Barbara has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to research the topic.

MIT Adopts Network Access Service

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched the Eduroam Wi-Fi network service, which allows members of the MIT community to connect to Eduroam networks at other institutions, and allows visitors from other participating Eduroam institutions to connect anywhere that MIT and MIT Secure Wi-Fi networks are available.

New Service Turns Used Data Center Equipment into Dollars

Institutions going through a data center refresh now have a way to squeeze some cash out of their old hardware.

NDN Consortium Works To Replace Internet with Newer Model

Last week an international group of academic and industry people converged for a two-day community meeting at the campus of the University of California Los Angeles to lay out more details of NDN — Named Data Networking.

Scalable Launches Ed Versions of Network Simulation Platforms

Scalable Network Technologies has launched educational versions of its latest QualNet and EXata network simulation programs.

Innovation Requires a Little "Crazy"

Behind MIT's efforts to redefine the future of higher education is a willingness to experiment and take risks.

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University Center of Lake County Solves Print Management Headaches with Self-Serve Stations

University Center of Lake County (UCLC), a satellite campus facility serving 19 colleges and universities in Illinois, has made it easier for students, faculty and corporate visitors to access copy and print services, while reducing administrative overhead for its staff.

Cornell Wraps 3-Year Network Upgrade

Cornell University has formally wrapped up a three-year network connectivity upgrade project at its Ithaca, NY campus, which came in faster and considerably less expensive — $19 million vs. $34 million — than a prior plan.

Software-Defined Networking Set for Massive Growth

Software-defined networking is gaining momentum and is forecast to experience a massive increase in adoption by data centers and enterprise networks, according to a new report.

Campus Technology 2014 in Boston

Leading Ed Tech Innovation and Change

Campus Technology 2014 brought together technology thought leaders for a dialogue on data, change, MOOCs, innovation and more.