Information Technology


Illinois State Taps Partner for Major Data Transformation Work

As part of a multi-year initiative to replace "aging technology systems and allow for easier reporting and data analysis, Illinois State University has gone public with its use of data movement software.

Brandeis U Goes 'Conflict-Free' with Computer Buying

Brandeis University is the 19th institution worldwide to sign on to ensure that the computers and electronic equipment the university buys have no connection to the mining sector of conflict-ridden areas, such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Barracuda and Aerohive Beef up Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.

Grand Canyon U Adopts Colocated Data Center Service

Grand Canyon University, a private university located in Phoenix, AZ, has expanded its IT infrastructure with the addition of a colocated data center solution.

New Supercomputer Will Power Education and Research Across Oklahoma

A new supercomputer at the University of Central Oklahoma will support education and research across the state.

Marist Beefs Up Cloud and Virtualization Tools in SDN Lab

A New York college that runs a testing lab for cloud computing will be adding new technology from two private partners to expand what students can do.

IT-library collaboration

Getting IT and Libraries on the Same DAM Page

Despite being a strategic priority for IT, digital asset management has been a slow process at Smith College. Here's how IT and the library are working together to meet their DAM goals.

AWS Launches Free Educate Service for Academics

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.

Supporting Academic Openness While Protecting the Campus Network

Santa Clara University is using automated threat detection to help maintain compliance and protect its network from security threats.

Laptops Expected To Be Biggest Higher Ed Tech Expense in 2015

IT spending by colleges and universities in the United States is expected to hit $6.6 billion for 2015. The biggest single area for technology spending will be laptop computers at $1.3 billion, which will consume about 20 percent of the total outlay.