Being the nation's fastest-growing community college is both a blessing and a curse for Lone Star College System (LSCS) of Houston. Expanding the system from 68,000 students to more than 85,000 during a 36-month span was an impressive feat, of course, but managing an increasingly strained information technology infrastructure across 14 campuses was literally a balancing act for LSCS' IT team.
What's driving big data initiatives? According to a new report out of the University of Oxford, key factors include risk and financial management and the need to understand and predict customer behaviors to find new ways to engage with them. However, despite these imperatives, few organizations are actually in the "execute" phase of their big data strategies, as most are still educating themselves, exploring options, or, at best, testing out ideas and technologies.
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Oracle has released a new version of its, Solaris. Oracle Solaris 11.1 features more than 300 new features and upgrades, including improved performance, availability, and throughput for Oracle databases; new cloud infrastructure features; and improved availability for enterprise applications.
Internet2, an advanced technology community of research and educational institutions in the United States, has announced plans to include the eduroam (education roaming) wireless Internet service as a membership benefit for the 221 universities and research labs that belong to the organization.
When schools and vendors work together, a pilot project can be a win-win proposition. Here are 6 tips on how to get pilots flying.
Knowledge management and self-service solution provider RightAnswers has launched version 7 of its flagship Unified Knowledge Platform. This new version includes interface personalization, integration with existing social media outlets, social forums, interactive forums, guided search capabilities, and other new features.
Are the security risks in the cloud any greater than those in an on-premises environment? One report analyzing 12 months of operational data found that the risks are about equal.
Cloud computing hype is beginning to perpetuate some misconceptions that need debunking.
Aruba Networks has released a new controllerless WiFi solution, Aruba Instant Enterprise, a software solution for distributed enterprises that requires no physical or virtual controllers.