Software & Systems


Microsoft Enhances Hyper-V R2 for Failover Clustering

Microsoft announced earlier this month that failover cluster support using Hyper-V R2 has gotten a boost.

SP1 Roadmap for Windows Server 2008 R2 Unveiled

Microsoft last week announced virtualization and other improvements coming with Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.



Communications Server '14' Demo Shown at Tech-Ed

Microsoft showed off Communications Server "14" last week at Tech-Ed in New Orleans.

ImageNow 6.5 Adds Retention Policy Manager

Perceptive Software has released a new version of its document management system, ImageNow 6.5.

Yahoo Develops Interface Classification System for Hadoop

Developers at Yahoo have been working on a new interface classification system in Hadoop to distinguish two facets of an interface from the perspective of backward compatibility: the audience of the interface and the stability of the interface.

Web Community To Share Higher Ed Analytics Practices

Conversations on the topic of analytics across institutions in higher education may accelerate through funding by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The non-profit has just supplied a grant to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to develop and support a new group called the Action Analytics Education Partnership.

Microsoft Releases Service Pack 2 for App-V 4.5

Microsoft has released Service Pack 2 for its App-V 4.5 application virtualization solution.

Windows Embedded Compact 7 CTP Released

Microsoft this week rolled out a community test preview (CTP) version of Windows Embedded Compact 7.

Digiotal repositories

Worth the Work

In an era when Google ranks almost daily as the most-visited website in the world, the question has to arise for any higher education institution: Why create digital repositories?

No More Print on Demand

For many years now, college campuses have been providing public-access printers, a practice that has unquestionably been a boon to students. But there’s a financial and environmental cost to this campus convenience: Anytime/anywhere printing can lead to major paper waste.