Cloud Computing & SaaS


CDW Report: Higher Ed Embracing Cloud Services, Security Main Concern

Higher education institutions have moved more IT services either completely or partially to the cloud, at 39.2 percent of services, than enterprise organizations in general, at about 35 percent, according to a new report on cloud computing from CDW.

Saint Michael's College Implements Storage and Backup Service

In an effort to manage rapid data growth, Saint Michael's College near Burlington, VT has replaced its existing storage infrastructure with a service that combines local storage controllers with cloud storage.

VideoCentric Launches Videoconferencing-as-a-Service

VideoCentric, a video communications integrator, has launched VideoCloud 365,  a new cloud-based videoconferencing service based on the Pexip Infinity virtualized meeting platform.

Developing a Cloud Strategy

Developing a Cloud Strategy

In an era when faculty and students often consume and implement cloud services without IT involvement, higher ed institutions need a strategy for the public, hybrid and private cloud.

Cornell Taps Blackboard Internet2 NET+ Package for Learning, Analytics and Content

Cornell University is rolling out Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ learning, analytics and content offering, a suite of tools the institution helped create as a member of the Internet2 community.



Amherst Revamps IT Support with Cloud Service Desk

Massachusetts' Amherst College is refreshing its help desk with a cloud solution from Samanage.

Indiana U To Build NSF-Funded Cloud for Science and Engineering Research

Indiana University's Pervasive Technology Institute is building a new cloud environment that will provide on-demand computing and data analysis resources for science and engineering research.

Meeting Students Where They Are — A New Cloud-Based Service Framework

Does your institution provide access to campus services using the modern functionality students have come to expect? CT talks with Raúl Rodríguez, chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District in Orange County, California — RSCCD is rSmart's first customer for OneCampus, a new cloud-based service framework.

Remote-Learner Launches Fully Supported Moodle Service on Microsoft Azure

Remote-Learner, a Moodle partner that provides Moodle services and support, has released a fully supported, Microsoft Azure-certified Moodle service through the Azure Marketplace.

IBM Launches OpenStack Services

IBM has added OpenStack services to its IBM Cloud marketplace to support interoperability between on-premise IT systems and off-premise cloud workloads.