Information Technology


U Iowa Consolidates Support Units in Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology

The University of Iowa will launch a new Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology for the fall 2015 semester in an effort to better meet the needs of faculty, instructors and teaching assistants.

2014 IT Spending Forecast: Slightly Slower Growth Than Expected

One industry forecast of worldwide spending is being revised slightly downward, despite market improvements in the United States, Canada and Western Europe. The main culprits behind the slowdown seem to be mobile devices and "macroeconomic wildcards."

Invincea Launches Free Malware Discovery and Analysis Suite

Invincea has released Invincea Research Edition, a malware discovery and analysis solution for the data forensics and incident response community. It's being offered for free to DF/IR professionals.

Netgear Adds New Wi-Fi Controller, Access Point for Higher Ed, K-12

Netgear has added the new ProSafe WC7600 wireless controller and ProSafe WN370 wall mount access point with power over Ethernet (PoE) to its line of ProSafe products for higher ed and K-12 schools.

Oxford Implements Hybrid Scale-Out NAS for High-Performance Computing

Oxford University has implemented a hybrid scale-out network-attached storage system to support its high-performance computing center for research.

7 Universities Partner with IBM on Cognitive Computing Courses

Seven universities in the United States have partnered with IBM to launch cognitive computing courses featuring cloud access to the company's Watson computer.

The New CIO: Bruce Maas

5 higher ed chief information officers discuss their changing role on campus.

FileWave Updates Mobile Device Management Product

FileWave has released version 8.0 of its mobile device management software. New features include Android support, the addition of inventory-based smart groups, VPP managed distribution for Mac with multiple sToken support, parameterized profiles for Mac and advanced license management.

Aruba Networks Offers Mobility Training for Higher Ed

Aruba Networks has introduced Aruba Mobility Academy, a mobility-specific higher education program designed to provide IT students with the fundamentals required to build, maintain and advance wireless LAN networks.

University of Utah Taps StormWind for Online Tech Training

The University of Utah's Division of Continuing Education is turning to online training and e-learning company StormWind to provide courses specifically for Cisco, Microsoft and CompTIA training.