Information Technology


Gartner: 4 Disruptive Trends Changing the Future of IT

Gartner predicts a future full of disruptions. Will your institutional IT organization be ready to exploit the opportunities?

Dell Unveils W-Series 802.11ac Networking Solutions

Dell has unveiled new enterprise storage and networking solutions designed to help campuses meet increasing demands for IT performance and network access, including new W-Series gigabit wireless access points, which offer data rates up to 1.3 gigabits per second for end-to-end 802.11ac wireless networks.

Amazon's Push in Education

In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.

Technology Transfer: How IT Can Help Commercialize University Research

The University of Kansas' Innovation and Collaboration division, tasked with bringing the institution's research innovation to market, has seen revenue grow 600 percent over the past three years -- thanks to an entrepreneurial, tech-focused approach.

IT Pay Can Higher Ed Compete

IT Pay: Can Higher Ed Compete?

Few colleges can match the private sector when it comes to IT salaries, but higher education has some advantages that can help level the playing field.

Intel Intros HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop for Storing and Processing Big Data

Intel has rolled out its new Intel HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop software, an enterprise-grade solution designed for storing and processing large data sets.

UC San Diego Deploying 2 PFLOPS System Supporting High-Performance Virtualization

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is deploying Comet, a virtualized petascale supercomputer to address the needs of "the 99 percent."

EMC Releases XtremIO Flash Array with 250 TB Cluster Capacity

EMC has released its EMC XtremIO all-flash array, which is designed to provide reliable performance for applications such as VDI, virtual servers, massively consolidated databases and development and test environments.

AIR.U Intros Program To Boost Broadband Networks with Unused TV Frequencies

The AIR.U Consortium has introduced a Quick Start Network Program intended to help AIR.U member institutions improve broadband network coverage and capacity.

UCLA Library Service Rolls Out Virtual Desktops for Students

The University of California Los Angeles Library Service has completed implementation of desktops-as-a-service (DaaS) across its 13 campus libraries.