Information Technology


Universities Tap Open Source Software-Defined Storage to Manage Big Data

Two universities, Canada's McMaster University and the University of Reading in the United Kingdom, have deployed Red Hat Storage to tackle the growing challenges of big data.

CompTIA Seeks Volunteers for 'Engagement Platform' for IT Gender Equity

CompTIA, a nonprofit association for the information technology industry, is seeking volunteers to help build and deploy an evangelism platform in an effort to raise interest in IT careers among women and girls.

8 Mobile Competencies IT Will Need by 2016

Within the next two years, IT organizations will need to master a slew of mobile-related skills — many of them new or unfamiliar. They'll also need to have on hand the tools to execute and support increasingly important mobile technologies.

UMD Breach Exposes 309,000 Records

A data breach at the University of Maryland has exposed records from students, staff, faculty and others dating back to 1998.

Northern Arizona University Upgrades Directory Service

Northern Arizona University is rolling out the UnboundID Identity Data Platform to support nearly one million entries in its directory stores of student and employee data.

Free Tool Offers Independent Higher Ed Software Reviews

Software PhD, developed by somebody who's suffered through the software selection process at his own university, introduces a new approach for getting information on higher ed apps.

Cape Fear Community College Switches Remote Support Solutions

Cape Fear Community College in North Carolina has switched from an open source virtual network computing solution to an enterprise remote support solution to provide IT support to students, faculty and staff and to provide secure vendor access to campus systems for the purpose of maintenance or upgrades.

New Dell Thin Client and Infrastructure Support Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace

Dell has introduced a new data center solution and thin client that support Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace.

Atlantis Ships ILIO USX Software-Defined Storage

Atlantis Computing, a developer of software-defined storage solutions, has released Atlantis ILIO USX (unified software-defined storage), which is designed for virtualized server workloads.

5 Colleges and Universities Awarded NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund

Faculty and staff at five colleges and universities have received top awards in the National Center for Women & Information Technology's Academic Alliance Seed Fund — a program that financially supports efforts to recruit and retain women in technology disciplines.