Software & Systems


iStrategy Releases Higher Ed Analytics Suite for Banner

iStrategy Solutions has released a set of business intelligence applications that work out of the box with data from the SunGard Higher Education Banner enterprise resource planning system.

Colleges Signing on for iData Reporting Service

Three colleges have gone public with their adoption of an online service intended to streamline their reporting work.



Jenzabar Offers Higher Reach Module for Departmental Data Parsing

Jenzabar has released a new add-on to its continuing education administration application that allows for a separation of data and workflow by business unit. Content Level Security for Higher Reach lets colleges and universities manage data and content at the organizational level, rather than at the institutional level.

Rutgers Outfitting Executive Program Students with Apple iPad

Students in an executive certificate program at Rutgers in Piscataway, NJ this summer will be spiffed with an Apple iPad tablet that includes pre-loaded program materials.

Microsoft Reissues Windows 2000 Server Security Fix

Microsoft this week released an updated critical fix for Windows Media Services on Windows 2000 Server.

IE 8 XSS Vulnerability To Get Fixed in June

Microsoft is preparing a security update in June for the IE XSS filter in Internet Explorer 8. The update will address a flaw in IE 8 that could enable cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by hackers.

Microsoft Security Report Points Fingers at ISVs

The overall number of Windows security holes has declined in the last year by 8.4 percent to about 2,500 vulnerabilities, according to a new Microsoft report.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Hits RTM Release in May

Microsoft Wednesday announced that SQL Server 2008 R2 has achieved release-to-manufacturing status and will be released in May worldwide.

SAS Broadens Free Access to Academic Analytics Tools

Business software maker SAS, whose initial product was conceived in a university, is seeking to expand its footprint in the education market.

Apple Overhauls MacBook Pro Line

Apple has updated its entire line of MacBook Pro notebooks, making Intel Core i5 and Core i7 chips standard for 15- and 17-inch models and beefing up graphics capabilities on all models.