The Latest Releases, services and new product versions
Enterprise Mobile App, Enerprise LM Platform, Automated Networ Management
Enterprise Mobile App
Datatel has introduced Datatel Mobile, a mobile app that enables users to access class schedules, assignments, rosters, events, and documents; exchange and manage contact information; receive personalized notifications; follow a GPS-enabled campus map to classroom buildings and other facilities; and more. Built in conjunction with mobile business card app developer DubMeNow, Datatel Mobile is available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch, RIM BlackBerry, and Google Android, with additional platforms to be supported later this year. Contact vendor for pricing. www.datatel.com; www.dubmenow.com.
Enterprise Learning Management Platform
Moodlerooms has unveiled Joule, an enterprise learning management platform based on the open source Moodle system. Features include: outcomesbased learning (online quizzes, assignments, resources, and forums are linked to outcomes and standards); in-program help (including tutorials and FAQs accessible from within the platform); modules and blocks (allowing institutions to incorporate open source and third-party applications); and course conversion (allowing educators to transfer courses and content from an existing learning management system, for a smooth transition). Contact vendor for pricing. www.moodlerooms.com.
Automated Network Management
New from Netcordia: NetMRI 4, the latest version of the company’s networkautomation solution for physical and virtual network infrastructures. Customers now have the option to download and run NetMRI as a virtual appliance within a VMware virtual machine, or continue to use the existing NetMRI physical appliance. The virtual appliance comes bundled with all required system components, with no need to install and maintain an operating system or database. NetMRI also features a new, distributed architecture that is able to tier groups and networks into a single point of management, with the flexibility to define multiuser, multirole, and multidomain management. New subscription-based pricing options are available; perpetual licensing is also offered. www.netcordia.com.