Information Technology


Technology and the Future(s) of the University

Georgetown University is calling on its entire campus community to explore what the institution of 2030 will look like and to experiment with new ways of educating students. The impact of its discoveries may ultimately end up being felt throughout American higher ed.

The New CIO: Strategist, Change Leader, Digital Guide

Higher ed chief information officers discuss their changing role on campus.

Ruckus Ships 3-Stream 802.11ac WiFi Access Point

Ruckus Wireless has started shipping a new dual-band, three-stream 802.11ac access point. Unlike other 802.11ac APs, which are often software-upgraded 802.11n APs, the Ruckus ZoneFlex R700 was specifically designed for the new 802.11ac standard.

The Impending IT Headache of the 26 Billion-Thing Internet of Things

The rapid growth of interconnected devices making up the Internet of Things will wreak havoc on data security, storage, servers, networks and end user privacy, according to a new report.

Ohio State Names Michael Hofherr CIO

Michael Hofherr has been named vice president and chief information officer at The Ohio State University, effective March 1.

The 64-Bit Mobile Processor Race Is On

Tablet and smart phone processors will increasingly shift toward 64-bit architectures, though it will be a few years before these chips power the majority of devices.

Brown U Reseachers Recommend Data Shuffling Technique To Secure Cloud Activity

Researchers at Brown University have developed a data shuffling technique that aims to improve security of data stored in the cloud by hiding usage patterns, which can be analyzed to reveal secret information.

Xirrus Unveils $775 802.11ac 2 x 2 Access Point

Xirrus today publicly took the wraps off what it described as the lowest cost 802.11ac access point designed for enterprise, the $775 dual-radio Xirrus XR-620 AP.

Sony, Panasonic Reveal 1 TB Archival Optical Disc Roadmap

Sony and Panasonic have revealed their latest disc-based storage roadmap, with 300 GB and larger Archival Disc media set to ship beginning next year.

North Dakota State U Rolls Out Certificate-Based WiFi

In an effort to improve usability, manageability and security of its WiFi network, North Dakota State University has implemented XpressConnect Enrollment System, automated device enablement technology from Cloudpath Networks.