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FCC Seeks Comment on What 'Emergency' Means for School Mass Notifications

Can schools and colleges consider every mass notification they send out an "emergency?" That's the question at the heart of a request filed with the Federal Communications Commission by Blackboard.

Pennsylvania Higher Ed Network Wins $150,000 Grant

Pennsylvania's Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research has been awarded a $150,000 National Science Foundation grant designed to help the state's colleges and universities support scientific applications and research through network infrastructure.

U Illinois Research Reduces Serial Link Power Consumption

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have designed technology that can help reduce the power consumption of microprocessor serial links in data centers.

U North Carolina Wilmington Adopts Transcript Platform To Improve Automation

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has migrated to a new transcript ordering platform in an effort to increase automation.

The Changing Cost of Open Source

The Changing Cost of Open Source

At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.

Penn State Plans Second Data Center

Penn State University has finalized plans for a new data center at its University Park campus to provide high-performance computing and data storage for research and education.

Eurocom Intros Mobile Server with 3.9 GHz Xeon E3-1200 Series Processors

Eurocom has launched a new mobile server, the Eurocom P5 Pro SE3, which is powered Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 series processors.

Temple University

Building University-Wide IT Accessibility

While many higher ed institutions focus mostly on Web accessibility or rely on a disability resources center to serve students in need, Temple University has ramped up its accessibility efforts across the board. Here's how.

Report: Few CIOs Give Cloud Solutions Appropriate Consideration

Cloud solutions have matured enough to be a viable option for many IT projects, but few CIOs are giving them the consideration they may deserve, according to a new survey from Gartner.

StorTrends Intros All-Flash Storage Arrays

Atlanta-based StorTrends has released two new storage devices that feature all-flash storage area network (SAN) arrays.