Information Technology


Texas Christian U Deploys Module Power System for Data Center

Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX has implemented a modular electrical infrastructure system to support its new data center hall.

U Connecticut Upgrades to 100 Gbps Fiber Connection

The University of Connecticut has implemented a 100 gigabit per second Layer 2/Layer 3 fiber connection through the Internet2 network backbone to support data intensive research collaboration and exchange between UConn researchers and their peers around the world.

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The 6 Technologies That Will Change the Face of Education

Makerspaces, wearable technologies and adaptive learning technologies are three of the six technologies that will have a profound impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition, released today by the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative.

iboss FireSphere Adds Network Anomaly Monitoring to APT Functions

A security technology company has upgraded one of its tools to flag malware that may already be working inside the network. iboss, which last fall released FireSphere, its advanced persistent threat software, has enhanced it with new functionality.

VideoCentric Launches Videoconferencing-as-a-Service

VideoCentric, a video communications integrator, has launched VideoCloud 365,  a new cloud-based videoconferencing service based on the Pexip Infinity virtualized meeting platform.

Seminole State Extends 'Single-Call' Agreement to Provide Student Services

Seminole State College of Florida has decided to extend the contract it has with Greenwood Hall, which provides the 32,000-student college in Sanford, FL, with specialized counselors and a technology platform for a number of student services.

Marywood U Streamlines Account Provisioning with Tools4ever

Looking for a more efficient way to provision user accounts for its 3,200-plus students, faculty and staff, Marywood University in Pennsylvania has rolled out the User Management Resource Administrator from identity and access management provider Tools4ever.

Grayson College Picks New Enterprise Resource Planning System

Grayson College in Denison, TX, has selected a new enterprise resource planning software in an effort to improve academic success for its 5,000 students and provide more accountability in its financial systems.

OpenCloudMesh Project Connects Private Research Clouds To Facilitate Collaboration

ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.

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Feds Warn of Risks to Sensitive Data on University Servers

The United States Department of Homeland Security is warning universities that their information-filled IT infrastructures might give hackers access to sensitive federal networks.