Hands tied by budget cuts, Westmont College's first CIO has introduced the institution to cloud computing in an effort to enhance IT services without additional financial resources. Here Westmont CIO Reed A. Sheard shares details on four cloud-based projects he implemented to do just that.More
Fed up with disjointed software applications and diminishing product support on a soon-to-be-obsolete ERP system, the IT and administrative teams at Alma College in Alma, MI, started looking for a better alternative.More
The federal AIM Commission this week posted recommendations for improving accessibility in higher education, among them the recommendation for mandatory, system-wide faculty orientation programs concerning accessibility "in all aspects of the education enterprise, including readings, courseware and instructional technology, assessments and instructor-made materials."More
A cyber criminal hacked into the cash registers in use at food service locations at the University of California, Riverside, gaining access to 5,000 credit and debit card numbers, the university recently revealed.More
Information technology staff at Arcadia University are using a remote service to help them handle technical support for faculty and staff across the globe.More
Cisco has introduced CloudVerse, a new framework for building, managing, and connecting public, private, and hybrid clouds.More
Storage company EMC is adding cloud computing and "big data" analytics as topics to its training and certification program, which will also be made available to the 700 institutions that are part of its Academic Alliance program.More
Oracle is releasing a major revision to its application server for Java Enterprise Edition (EE), Oracle WebLogic Server 12c.More
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