Information Technology


Snapshot: Printers Surge in Q1

The world's hunger for hardcopies is far from abating, despite some recent slides in peripheral shipments. The worldwide printer and multifunction printer market grew by double digits in the first quarter of 2014, reaching 37.65 million units — up 32.1 percent from the same period last year.

5 Ways to Prove IT Matters

5 Ways to Prove IT Matters

CIOs share how they link information technology to the core goals of the university — and communicate IT's value to institutional leadership.

AspireIT Initiative Enlists Women To Engage 10,000 Middle School Girls in Computing Programs

The National Center for Women & Information Technology is scaling up its NCWIT AspireIT initiative, which enlists technical high school or college women in designing and leading computing programs for younger girls, to engage 10,000 middle school girls in learning computing concepts.

Mobile Application Management To Supplant Mobile Device Management

As BYOD continues to gain traction, enterprise mobile device management is being pushed aside in favor of more user-centric mobile application management (MAM). According to a new report, MAM — which itself comes in a variety of forms —  will overtake MDM as the dominant mobile management mode within the next five years.

Biamp Updates Tesira with Improved Compression

Biamp Systems has updated its Tesira digital signal processing platform to include two new hardware components and new compression abilities.

Tennessee Tech Extends WLAN

Tennessee Tech University has extended its WLAN again since overhauling its network in 2011.

Report: Central Admin Largest Security Risk for Higher Ed

Maintaining security on campus may at times appear to be an intractable problem. Yet, a recent survey by the security-focused SANS Institute suggests that some schools may be bringing on their own problems.

How to Get From 97 Data Centers Down to 8

How to Get From 97 Data Centers Down to 8

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is expecting major savings and improved performance from a massive effort to aggregate its 97 data center locations into as few as eight. Will users who are accustomed to their own local services be willing to buy in?

Red Hat Releases Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat has unveiled the latest version of its flagship platform, Enterprise Linux 7, which is designed to provide a foundation for open hybrid clouds and enterprise workloads across converged infrastructures.

Bentley U Overcomes ERP Problems with Network Appliance

A Massachusetts university has gone public with its deployment of an application for analyzing network activities.