Information Technology

Educause Names New President and CEO

Educause has named John O'Brien as its next president and CEO, beginning June 1. O'Brien succeeds Diana Oblinger, who is retiring in May after leading the higher education technology association for 10 years (first as a vice president, then as president).

Selection of mobile devices illustrating one of the top 10 technologies for education in the article Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Mobile dominates the strategic technologies that higher education is paying attention to and likely to invest in for 2015.

Top 10 IT Issues in Education

Staffing, the use of technology in teaching and learning and sustainable funding head the list of IT concerns for colleges and universities in the new year.

New MOOC Platform Provides Free IT Certification Courses

Cybrary.IT offers 20-plus certification courses in systems administration, network administration and cybersecurity, with more on the way.

Monash University Implements Cloud Platform for New Data Center

Monash University in Melbourne, Australia has established a new cloud data center to support research at the university and throughout the country as part of an open and global cloud infrastructure.

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Top 10 Most Read Campus Technology Articles in 2014

A look back at the most popular stories our site had to offer in the last year.

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Higher Ed: Meet the Chief Digital Officer

Taking a page from the corporate playbook, some universities are creating a new C-level title focused on moving the academy into the digital age. Will the CDO be a strategic advantage or an organizational name game that dilutes IT's role in institutional leadership?

Research: Standard Response in Data Breach May Not Be Best

People whose personal information has been exposed may distrust the response of the organization where the data breach occurred if it looks like the response is too generous. In fact, two researchers from the University of Arkansas suggested, throwing money at a data breach may make the fallout worse.

Cal State L.A. Implements Campus-Wide 802.11ac Infrastructure

California State University, Los Angeles has upgraded its wireless infrastructure to 802.11ac.

Suffolk U Adds Data Colocation for Disaster Recovery

Boston's Suffolk University has entered a multi-year agreement for colocation of data to safeguard against disaster.