Information Technology


Free Tool Offers Independent Higher Ed Software Reviews

Software PhD, developed by somebody who's suffered through the software selection process at his own university, introduces a new approach for getting information on higher ed apps.

Cape Fear Community College Switches Remote Support Solutions

Cape Fear Community College in North Carolina has switched from an open source virtual network computing solution to an enterprise remote support solution to provide IT support to students, faculty and staff and to provide secure vendor access to campus systems for the purpose of maintenance or upgrades.

New Dell Thin Client and Infrastructure Support Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace

Dell has introduced a new data center solution and thin client that support Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace.

Atlantis Ships ILIO USX Software-Defined Storage

Atlantis Computing, a developer of software-defined storage solutions, has released Atlantis ILIO USX (unified software-defined storage), which is designed for virtualized server workloads.

5 Colleges and Universities Awarded NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund

Faculty and staff at five colleges and universities have received top awards in the National Center for Women & Information Technology's Academic Alliance Seed Fund — a program that financially supports efforts to recruit and retain women in technology disciplines.

Gainful Employment: New Priorities for U.S. Higher Education IT Departments

While IT was never invited to the policy table during Gainful Employment negotiations, administrative IT departments at most institutions — but particularly those at community colleges and for-profit colleges — will bear responsibility under new regulations proposed by the United States Department of Education.

IDC: Worldwide IT Spending Growth To Slow in 2014

Worldwide IT spending growth will slow to 4.6 percent this year (down from the previous forecast of 5 percent), according to a new report from market research firm IDC.

Report: 6 Technology Barriers in Education

Technological illiteracy and lack of supports for faculty members are critical problems facing colleges and universities. But they're solvable. Unfortunately, according to a new report released this week, much more difficult challenges loom for education.

Quickening the Pace of Change

Futurist thinking can lead to new possibilities in the here-and-now.

Gartner Redefines Highly Customized ERP Systems as Legacy

Highly customized enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems will be considered "legacy" by 2016, according to a new report from Gartner.