Information Technology

University of Hawaii at Manoa Implements Open Source Software Defined Storage System

The University of Hawaii at Manoa has implemented a private cloud infrastructure with an open source, software-defined storage system for its College of Education research organization.

One Microsoft: The Impact of the Reorg on Education

Microsoft isn't talking publicly yet about what the company's reorganization means for its education customers. Is no news good news?

Intel Plans To Re-Architect Data Centers in Response to High Demand

Intel has responded to increasing demand for information technology services by devising a plan to re-architect its underlying data center infrastructure with the goal of better supporting online service providers and mobile end users.

Report: Computing Infrastructure Resources at Academic Institutions Up Substantially

Bandwidth availability and high performance computing is on the rise nationally on college campuses, according to data from the National Science Foundation's latest Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities.

San Diego State Deploys Access Management System To Deal with Growing BYOD

In an effort to deal with "exponential growth" of personal devices on its campus, San Diego State University is rolling out Aruba Networks' ClearPass Access Management System.

PCs See Longest Sustained Decline in History

Year-over-year shipments of PCs fell off worldwide for the fifth consecutive quarter, the longest sustained decline in the history of personal computing. And the picture might have been even more bleak had it not been for the relative strength of the professional market.

IT Spending Approaches $4 Trillion

Worldwide IT spending will reach $3.7 trillion this year, according to the latest forecast from market research firm Gartner.

A Quarter of Higher Ed CIOs Set To Retire Within 5 Years

Nearly half of all chief information officers in higher education expect to retire within the next 10 years, and half of those expect to do so in the next five years. For the first time in a decade the percentage of CIOs expecting to retire within the next decade was higher for men (50 percent) than for women (47 percent).

Jasig Updates uPortal To Tackle Potential Exploit

Jasig has released an update to uPortal to address a vulnerability affecting uPortal 4 and dependent software, such as uMobile and SSP.

Is IT the Worm in the Apple?

IT criticism of the iPad's enterprise-readiness has readers crying foul. Does the problem lie in IT intransigence, or could Apple be doing more?