Information Technology


Is IT the Worm in the Apple?

IT criticism of the iPad's enterprise-readiness has readers crying foul. Does the problem lie in IT intransigence, or could Apple be doing more?

Jasig Updates uPortal To Tackle Potential Exploit

Jasig has released an update to uPortal to address a vulnerability affecting uPortal 4 and dependent software, such as uMobile and SSP.

While CIOs May Sit at Senior Level, Service Gaps Still Remain

Most higher education CIOs feel fairly confident about their place among senior management, but they still have areas for improvement in operational excellence, according to a new study.

Android Will Extend Dominance over All Devices Through 2014

Taking into account all end-user computing devices — traditional PCs, smart phones, and tablets — Google's Android is already by far the most dominant single operating system out there. In 2012, Android devices made up more than 22 percent off all device shipments worldwide. According to market research firm Gartner, its share will nearly double by the end of 2014.

Limerick Institute of Technology Manages Data Increase with Ethernet Storage Area Network

The Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) in Ireland has implemented an Ethernet storage area network (SAN) featuring high performance arrays with serial-attached-SCSI (SAS) disks.

U Cincinnati Implements 100 Percent Wireless Coverage on Main Campus

The University of Cincinnati has upgraded its wireless network and now provides secure wireless coverage across its main campus to support more than 38,000 simultaneously connected mobile devices on a daily basis.

Network Research Lab at U Illinois Adopts Open Switches

The Ocean Cluster for Experimental Architectures in Networks (OCEAN) laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has implemented open switches to support its research in software-defined networks (SDN), security, cloud computing, and low-latency networks.

Red Hat Debuts Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform for OpenStack-Powered Clouds

Red Hat has launched two new products designed to help organizations build private or public cloud environments or implement infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions.

Milwaukee School of Engineering Addresses Digital Asset Disarray

The Milwaukee School of Engineering had a problem: too many photos with no easy way to search them, and an ever-growing image database in disarray.

Bournemouth U Consolidates Systems with IT Service Automation Suite

Bournemouth University has consolidated numerous IT systems to increase automation and provide a self-service option for faculty, staff, and students.