Software & Systems


Citrix Launches University Virtualization Training Program

Citrix has launched a new program to get its technology into college courses.

Microsoft Unveils Office Web Apps Preview

Microsoft has commenced an invitation-only public technical preview of Microsoft Office Web Apps.



Hofstra U Overhauls Continuing Ed Management

Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY has selected Jenzabar's Non-Traditional System (NTS) administrative software to manage the university's non-credit enrollments in its continuing education program.

Project 2010 Products Announced at Microsoft Event

The Microsoft Project Conference 2009 event kicked off in Phoenix on Wednesday with new details about the next generation of Microsoft's software products for project planning.

U Nebraska Turns to Data Loss Prevention To Lock Down Sensitive Communications

A typical university collects more sensitive data about students than a Fortune 500 company does about customers. Yet spending on data security tends to be miniscule at most universities in comparison with private industry.

Microsoft to IT: Deploy Windows 7 Now

Microsoft put out the word Monday that IT organizations can start deploying Windows 7 now, citing the cost benefits of doing so.

Oracle Updates Berkeley DB with New APIs, Performance Boost, .NET Support

In a bid to attract more developers to its Berkeley DB open-source embeddable database, Oracle this week released two upgraded versions with new APIs for simplifying application development and, for the first time, support for Microsoft's C# and .NET Framework.

MDOP 2009 R2 Arriving Next Month

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 will get an R2 upgrade next month, according to an announcement by Microsoft earlier this week.

Western Australia Department Shifts to Open Source Database Management

The Department of Education and Training (DET) in Western Australia has gone live with an open source data management system that uses Ingres Database, an open source database management technology. The solution powers a range of applications to manage administrative activities and programs delivered by 11 colleges and 8,000 staff throughout the state. The systems also collectively manage a million student records, with 120,000 students processed through the state`s training systems annually.

Grand Rapids Community College Streamlines Workflow with Document Management

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) will be implementing ImageNow from Perceptive Software for document management in its student records office, financials, and purchasing.