Information Technology


American University of Sharjah Deploys Campus-Wide Wi-Fi

American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has implemented wireless infrastructure across its 200-acre campus, including lecture halls, student dorms and outdoor green spaces.

U North Carolina Chapel Hill Turns to Mobile App for Campus Safety

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has deployed a security app in an effort to help protect its 41,000 students, faculty and staff.

Amherst Revamps IT Support with Cloud Service Desk

Massachusetts' Amherst College is refreshing its help desk with a cloud solution from Samanage.

Splashtop, Soliton Partner on Secure Remote Desktop Appliance

Splashtop, a provider of cross-device computing and collaboration solutions, has partnered with IT security provider, Soliton, to develop the Soliton SecureDesktop appliance.

Chief Digital Officer

Does Higher Ed Need a Chief Digital Officer?

Digital technology is fundamentally changing the nature of higher education — and its strategic leadership.

Judson University Boosts Bandwidth

Judson University has implemented fiber-based Ethernet services at its main campus in Elgin, IL, to increase the bandwidth available to students and faculty accessing online classes and educational resources, as well as for administrative and recreational network usage.

California Research and Education Network Gets 100-Gigabit Backbone

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California has upgraded the core backbone of the California Research and Education Network to 100 gigabits per second.

Campus Physical Security Spending To Top $1.1 Billion Within 4 Years

Annual expenditures on surveillance and access control systems in education will reach more than $1.1 billion by 2018.

USC Marshall IT

Take Your IT Off Campus and Thrive

It's been a long time since the various teams making up the IT organization at USC's Marshall School of Business have shared offices. Now that they're coming back under one roof off campus, innovation is at the top of the to-do list.

Report: Internet of Things To Reach 25 Billion Units, $264 Billion by 2020

The number of objects connected to the Internet and in use will grow 30 percent from this year to next, for a total of 4.9 billion, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner, and will hit 25 billion by 2020.