Cloud Computing & SaaS


Red Hat Announces New Linux Container Projects

Open source software company Red Hat today announced several new Linux Container projects focused on streamlined application delivery and orchestration across bare metal systems, virtual machines and private and public clouds.

Internet2, Desire2Learn Team Up to Offer Cloud Platform to Schools

Internet2 members can now access NET+ D2L Integrated Learning Platform via Internet2's advanced network to provide their constituents with mobile tools, webcasts, data analytics, collaboration tools and more.

Colorado State U-Global Campus Turns to Peak for Cloud Portals

Colorado State University-Global Campus, an online institution part of the Colorado State University System, has selected cloud infrastructure from Peak to power its student and faculty portals.

Bryant U Takes Backup to the Cloud

Facing a dramatic increase in the volume of data generated on campus, Rhode Island's Bryant University is rolling out NaviSite's NaviCloud Vault cloud platform for remote storage.

Google sheets conditional formatting date options

Extending Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets Using Dynamic Date Calls

Google Sheets, the spreadsheet tool that's part of the Google Apps productivity suite, lets users format cells based on certain conditions, including the date contained in a cell and how far away that date is from the present. But the options available through the Conditional Formatting dialog are limited. Here's a way around those limitations.



The Impending IT Headache of the 26 Billion-Thing Internet of Things

The rapid growth of interconnected devices making up the Internet of Things will wreak havoc on data security, storage, servers, networks and end user privacy, according to a new report.

Brown U Reseachers Recommend Data Shuffling Technique To Secure Cloud Activity

Researchers at Brown University have developed a data shuffling technique that aims to improve security of data stored in the cloud by hiding usage patterns, which can be analyzed to reveal secret information.

Oracle Bringing Student Cloud to Education and Research Cloud

Oracle has announced Oracle Student Cloud, a new cloud-based student information system designed to help higher education institutions support configurable standard business processes.

Infinitely Virtual Offers New Cloud Hosting Plan for Education Market

Cloud server provider Infinitely Virtual today introduced Virtual Terminal Server — Standard, the first of what will eventually be four cloud hosting plans for the academic market.

What's on Your IT Agenda for 2014?

Here's what's on the IT table for three different institutions during the coming year.