Software & Systems


Butler Tech Shifts Student Information Management

Butler Technology and Career Development Schools in Ohio is overhauling its student data system and implementing a new portal solution to tie in with its LMS.

Microsoft Releases v.Next Beta of SCCM

Microsoft has released a beta of System Center Configuration Manager v.Next. The beta is available for testing through the Microsoft Connect portal as part of Microsoft's open beta program.



U Buffalo Takes Student Service Reporting Online

The University at Buffalo, part of the State University of New York, is implementing a new application to obtain self-service reporting and analysis of institutional information specifically related to student services.

Partnership Looks To Make Digital Transcript Delivery Easier for California Students

Transcript processing services eTranscript California and CSIS Transcript Center have formed a new partnership with the aim of making electronic transcripts easier and faster for all K-12 students in the state of California.

Health College Moves Student Management Online

Allied Health Institute has adopted an online application to manage its student information.

Automating Data Backups on Campus

The challenges of data integrity and storage on a college campus can be immense. With 30 TB (and growing) of crucial files to keep both backed up and accessible, South Carolina's Furman University is taking on those challenges using a differential process, one that cuts down on the duration of backups and saves on administrative load.

Study Targets Windows 'Hooking' in Antivirus Software

Microsoft confirmed last week that it has been working with a security firm investigating a fundamental flaw in antivirus (AV) software for Windows.

Citrix Extends Client Virtualization

Virtualization software maker Citrix Systems last week unveiled the world's first bare-metal client hypervisor and announced a new version of its server virtualization platform.

Small BI Investments with Big Payoffs

Tiny Notre Dame College in Cleveland, OH tripled its enrollment--to 900 full-time students--over three years with help from a business intelligence solution that supported its information needs--and for less than $60,000 in software and consulting costs.

Office and SharePoint 2010 Released to Enterprise Customers

Microsoft this week released its Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 products to enterprise customers as part of a global launch event.