Campus Cloud Computing
Higher Education and the Cloud



  • A Community Cloud Strategy for the Education Enterprise

    The Virginia Community College System is saving $20 million in IT costs annually by adopting a community cloud approach, according to Enterprise Services Director Matt Lawson. The scale and distribution of enterprise services at the 40-campus system offers a unique opportunity for the institution to leverage a community cloud strategy, both for cost efficiencies and for improved services. In this interview with Campus Technology, Lawson offered insight into VCCS' community cloud strategy and shared some of his plans for the future.



  • CampusIT Announces U.S. Launch of Cloud-Based Educational Management Service

    Educators and students in the United States will now have access to a cloud-based education interaction management product previously available exclusively in Europe. CampusIT, the service provider, announced earlier this week that it is bringing its online student interaction and transaction management system--one of Europe’s largest, according to the company--to U.S. colleges and universities.

  • HP Opens Cloud Services Private Beta

    HP has extended an invitation to the private beta program of its new HP Cloud Services for developing, testing, and running applications.

  • Panda Adds Firewall to Cloud-Based Antivirus App

    Panda Security has updated its cloud-based antivirus program Panda Cloud Antivirus, which now includes a firewall that relies on "collective intelligence" for risk rating.

  • Report: Gartner Says Move to Cloud-based Email Slowing

    Gartner is pulling back on its projections for how quickly organizations will adopt cloud-based email and collaboration services. The IT analyst firm said most enterprises won't begin their move to the cloud for these operations until 2014.


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