Software & Systems


School of Music Streamlines Application Process, Moves to Web

A state university's music program has moved its application process online to streamline a previously paper-based enrollment workflow.

ImageNow 6.6 Moves to 64-Bit Architecture

Perceptive Software has released an update to ImageNow, the company's enterprise document management system for education, government, and healthcare.



Computer Labs Report to the Holodeck

Virtualization can transport the benefits of even specialized computer labs to students anywhere, alleviating crowding and saving money.

Microsoft Launches Enrollment for Education Solutions Licensing

Microsoft has opened a new long-term subscription licensing program for academic institutions called "Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions." The program offers "reduced entry requirements" and is based on an annual head count rather than the number of devices.

Windows 7 Patch Breaks Connection with VMware View Client

Two entries in Microsoft's February security update, released last week, block Windows 7 users from connecting to VMware's View Connection Servers, according to a VMware security bulletin.

Microsoft's February Patch Targets 20 Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft released 12 security bulletins in its February security update Tuesday, targeting more than 20 software flaws.

Higher Education's Top Five Network Security Threats for 2011

The game has changed in higher education network security--the proliferation of embedded devices from gaming consoles to kiosks, the skyrocketing adoption of social media, as well as a slew of other evolving technologies are forcing higher education institutions to 'step it up' when it comes to safeguarding the network. In 2011 we'll see even more threats, and in new environments.

Microsoft Posts SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate

Microsoft has posted the release candidate of Service Pack 1 for System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2.

Google Launches Chrome OS Pilot

Google has launched a pilot test program for Chrome OS, which may offer an alternative to traditional operating systems such as Microsoft's Windows desktop OSes. Google is giving away notebooks running Chrome OS to those who sign up and qualify.

IU and Adobe: A Tale of Abundance

Indiana University’s enterprise licensing agreement with Adobe has made possible free, ubiquitous access to industry-standard digital tools for its 100,000-plus students, faculty, and staff. This strategy of “abundance” allows students to develop relevant professional skills, creates a standardized technology environment faculty can depend on for innovative course design, and ramps up workplace technology for campus staff.