Information Technology


Pennsylvania Higher Ed Network Wins $150,000 Grant

Pennsylvania's Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research has been awarded a $150,000 National Science Foundation grant designed to help the state's colleges and universities support scientific applications and research through network infrastructure.

U Illinois Research Reduces Serial Link Power Consumption

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have designed technology that can help reduce the power consumption of microprocessor serial links in data centers.

U North Carolina Wilmington Adopts Transcript Platform To Improve Automation

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has migrated to a new transcript ordering platform in an effort to increase automation.

The Changing Cost of Open Source

The Changing Cost of Open Source

At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.

Penn State Plans Second Data Center

Penn State University has finalized plans for a new data center at its University Park campus to provide high-performance computing and data storage for research and education.

Eurocom Intros Mobile Server with 3.9 GHz Xeon E3-1200 Series Processors

Eurocom has launched a new mobile server, the Eurocom P5 Pro SE3, which is powered Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 series processors.

Temple University

Building University-Wide IT Accessibility

While many higher ed institutions focus mostly on Web accessibility or rely on a disability resources center to serve students in need, Temple University has ramped up its accessibility efforts across the board. Here's how.

StorTrends Intros All-Flash Storage Arrays

Atlanta-based StorTrends has released two new storage devices that feature all-flash storage area network (SAN) arrays.

Report: Few CIOs Give Cloud Solutions Appropriate Consideration

Cloud solutions have matured enough to be a viable option for many IT projects, but few CIOs are giving them the consideration they may deserve, according to a new survey from Gartner.

Harvard gate

Opening Doors to Accessibility

It shouldn't take a lawsuit for universities to pay attention to accessibility for all students.