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 (GRCC) will be implementing ImageNow from Perceptive Software for document management in its student records office, financials, and purchasing.
Reflex Systems has released version 2.0 of Reflex VMC, its virtualization integration platform. Updates show up in its policy and software asset management functions, role-based access control, and cloud-computing features. Reflex Virtualization Management Center (VMC) integrates security, compliance, audit, and management of the virtual environment.
Toronto-based i4i LP filed legal papers this week rebutting Microsoft's appeal in a patent infringement case involving Microsoft Word.
During his time as governor of Kentucky in the late 1960s, the late Louie B. Nunn decided to fund a project for the University of Kentucky Libraries. The endowment was for the collection of non-partisan oral histories, and the result was the University of Kentucky Libraries Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.
The European Commission's decision to investigate Oracle's plan to acquire Sun Microsystems is focused largely on the future of the open source MySQL database.
The Idaho State University Counselor Education Program in Pocatello has gone public with its addition of the Landro play analyzer to its technology toolkit to develop and enhance the skills of counselors.
A United States federal appeals court Thursday stayed an injunction against Microsoft, pending appeal, in a patent dispute involving Microsoft Word.
IBM has begun taking desktop computing directly to the cloud. The company this week released a virtualized client computing offering it touts as a cloud-based desktop.
Red Hat has released the fourth update of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) platform, which the company is calling the foundation of its virtualization portfolio.