Information Technology


Extending the Boundaries of Learning: A Challenge for IT in Higher Education

On July 30, 2013, Lev Gonick will open Campus Technology's 20th annual summer conference with a keynote that, appropriately, draws on his experience over the past two decades as a leader in higher education IT. Gonick will provide a retrospective of key technology changes and describe the "infancy" of the information technology revolution in higher education, but more importantly, he will examine the future challenges waiting for our education institutions and the higher education IT community.

Adaptiva Revs IT Systems Management Software Suite

Adaptiva has launched a new edition of its IT Systems Management Software Suite for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, which is designed to help IT administrators streamline the network management process.

Creating Connections for Student Success

Creating Connections for Student Success

Student affairs departments are using technology to strengthen relationships between students and their campus.

Saint Joseph's U Boosts BYOD Support with Upgraded WiFi

Saint Joseph's University (SJU) in Philadelphia, PA, is in the midst of a massive overhaul of its WiFi network. The university has already deployed more than 100 new wireless access points (APs) and plans to install 150 more in the next few months.

iPad App Helps U Delaware Researchers Gather Data in the Field

The University of Delaware's Center for Disabilities Studies has implemented a mobile iPad and iPhone app that helps its researchers improve the speed and accuracy of their data gathering and reporting in the field.

Keene State Shrinks Backup Times by 95 Percent

Keene State College in New Hampshire has implemented a new disk-based backup system with data deduplication that has reduced backup times for the college's main file server by 95 percent, from 20 hours to 45 minutes.

Apple Under Pressure in Tablet Market as Samsung, Microsoft, ASUS Head Upward

Even as Apple's iPad shipments surge worldwide, its dominance of the tablet market is less secure than it once was. In the first quarter of 2013, its market share dipped just below 40 percent, as Samsung, ASUS, and Microsoft moved upward.

McMaster U Plans University-Wide Research Cloud

McMaster University in Ontario is planning to establish a university-wide cloud computing environment and infrastructure for use in integrated health biosystems and bioinformatics research.

NYU, Duke, Chicago, and Florida International Partner with Internet2 To Launch Advanced Network Facility in Singapore

Four universities, in partnership with Internet2, have developed an advanced data and communications network facility in Singapore. The Internet2-operated facility was designed to provide advanced network and computing services, as well as applications, for research and education.

MaxxCat Adds Custom Thesauri, Promoted Results to Google Mini Replacements

MaxxCat has upgraded the search appliances covered by its Google Mini Replacement Program to allow users to add custom thesauri and more easily promote results.