Information Technology


EdX and Microsoft Launch IT Development MOOCs

In a first for both companies, edX and Microsoft have partnered to launch IT development courses on the edX online learning platform.

George Washington U Deploys Software-Defined Storage for Medical Researchers

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University has implemented an open source-driven software-defined storage system to ensure that researchers have high availability access to secure storage.

Panda Security Updates Systems Management Software

Panda Security has updated its Systems Management platform.

Carnegie Mellon To Save $2 Million Annually from IBM Smart Building Initiative

Carnegie Mellon University expects to save about 10 percent on utilities costs -- nearly $2 million annually -- by installing a smart building system in 36 facilities on its Pittsburgh campus.

1 School in 7 Loses 'Critical Data' Forever

Compared to other kinds of organizations — business, government and not-for-profit — educational institutions are the least prepared for disaster recovery.

U Northwestern – St. Paul Upgrades Storage

University of Northwestern — St. Paul has implemented a new storage system using flash arrays to support its virtualized environment.

Adaptive Learning Tops Strategic Tech List for Education

Even as education spending is expected to inch up two percent this year to reach $67.8 billion worldwide, the way in which school districts, colleges and universities are spending that money is evolving to reflect the growing digital nature of teaching and learning.

CDW Report: Higher Ed Embracing Cloud Services, Security Main Concern

Higher education institutions have moved more IT services either completely or partially to the cloud, at 39.2 percent of services, than enterprise organizations in general, at about 35 percent, according to a new report on cloud computing from CDW.

DH2i Launches DxEnterprise Container Management for Windows Server

DH2i has released DxEnterprise, application container management software for Microsoft Windows Server mid-to-enterprise class applications and workloads.

Northern Arizona U Adopts Software-Defined Storage

Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ has implemented a software-defined storage solution in an effort to improve performance of its thin clients, thick clients and virtual machines.