Information Technology


GitHub Rolls Out Free Student Developer Pack

GitHub has partnered with 13 companies and organizations to provide a package of developer tools free for students.

Gartner Trends: Tech To Realign Human and Digital Life

Gartner has looked at the digital future and found it in flux. During its annual symposium and ITxpo in Orlando, the IT consulting firm presented 10 technology trends expected to have "strategic impact" in most organizations, which may mean disruption to the business, users or IT; which may call for "major investment"; or which may pose unforeseen risks if ignored.

Buffalo State Outsources ResNet

Multiple institutions that are part of the State University of New York System are choosing to outsource the build out of wireless connectivity in their residence dorms. SUNY Buffalo State, with nearly 11,000 students, will be working with Apogee, a company that specifically manages campus residential networks.

Management School Cuts Costs with Software-Defined Storage

Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ has implemented a software-defined storage system that has freed it from vendor lock-in and resulted in significant cost savings.

U Western Ontario Implements Hybrid Storage for Online Lectures

The University of Western Ontario has implemented a hybrid storage appliance to ensure continuous availability of its online video lectures.

U Bedfordshire Implements End-User IT Analytics

The University of Bedfordshire in the UK has implemented an end-user IT analytics platform to help improve the efficiency of its IT service desk.

Campus Management Expands CampusNet Cloud

Campus Management has expanded its CampusNet Cloud service to include a new enterprise-level offering, so educational institutions can use the service for learning management systems, financial applications and other applications, as well as Campus Management applications.

Oracle Collaborates with Universities for Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program

As Oracle prepares to launch its new new cloud-based student information system for higher education, Oracle Student Cloud, in 2015, it has partnered with several universities to form the Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program.

U Wisconsin Adopts 100Gb Packet Filtering

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has gone public with its choice of switch technology to perform packet filtering and traffic aggregation on its research network.

SAP To Co-Design New Cloud SIS with College Customers

SAP is planning a massive retooling of its software used in higher education and it intends to work closely with its institutional customers — such as the University of Kentucky (UK) — to drive those development efforts.