Information Technology


Red Hat Opens Early Adopter Program for Enterprise OpenStack Distribution

Red Hat has elevated its Red Hat OpenStack distribution from a preview version to an Early Adopter Program.

Android Will Be on More Devices Than All Major Operating Systems Combined

By the end of this year, Android will be in more devices than the next four competitors combined (Windows, iOS, Mac OS, and BlackBerry). Before the end of this decade, Android will be in nearly as many devices as all other operating systems combined.

PostgreSQL Update Targets 'High-Exposure Security Vulnerability'

PostgreSQL's developers are strongly urging users of version 9.x to upgrade their software "immediately."

Ellucian Rolls Out Payment Center, Banner Data Defense

Ellucian has launched a new bundle for Banner users that provides multi-layer security tools designed to protect student, faculty, and staff data. The company also introduced a new payment system designed specifically for higher ed.

Strategic Mobilization: A Model for the Future

Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.

IT Spending Inches Toward $4 Trillion

Worldwide IT spending grew to $3.618 trillion last year and is projected to increase by about $150 billion per year through 2014, when it will come just shy of $4 trillion.

Sacramento State Moves 50,000 Accounts to Office 365

Sacramento State University, part of the California State University system, is moving 50,000 accounts to Microsoft's cloud-based productivity and collaboration suite, Office 365. It's one of three universities that recently made the switch, Microsoft revealed at its annual United States Public Sector CIO Summit Wednesday.

South African University Hosts TV White Spaces Pilot

A South African university will play host to a new six-month trial of wireless broadband using unallocated broadcast TV spectrum.

Keeping the Trains Running With Application Performance Monitoring

To keep up with the growing dependence on always-on applications, Harrison College upgraded its application performance monitoring and found increased user satisfaction in the process.

Devolutions Revs Remote Desktop Manager

Devolutions has released the latest version of its remote desktop connection and credentials management tool, Remote Desktop Manager 8.1.