Budapest University of Technology and Economics has established a laboratory for training and research in Internet protocol version 6 (IPv6). The purpose of the lab is to provide an open environment for validating solutions, network setups, and applications built on IPv6 and to provide onsite and online training.
Babson College in Massachusetts has overhauled its back-end computing operations with a $1.7 million "datacenter in a box." The move is part of what CIO Sam Dunn characterized as a long-term vision to shift his college out of the hardware business and bring greater agility to his IT team to address the college's growth and corresponding resource management challenges.
VMware and Cisco are rolling out enhancements to their combined virtualization solutions, along with improvements to several desktop virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. The companies have also debuted the new Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) architecture, which forms the basis of a scalable LAN for the cloud.
In an effort to provide on-demand computing services to its campus community, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville is phasing in a program called Apps@UT, which will provide virtual desktops to students, faculty, and staff.
MIT's most energy efficient building, E62, isn't skimping on technological capacity. This new home for the Sloan School of Management has implemented a media infrastructure to support multiple forms of smart classroom operations.
When Mark Jones learned that South College's burgeoning medical programs were going to be moving into a new home, he saw the expansion as a chance to introduce a host of new classroom technologies on campus.
An international survey revealed that administrators see educational technology as critical to preparing students for the networked economy.
At the Enterprise Connect 2011 trade show last week, Cisco debuted Jabber, a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging, voice, video, voice messaging, desktop sharing, and conferencing into a single, consistent interface on PCs, Macs, tablets, and smart phones, including iPhone and Android.
Cisco is extending its umi line of video communication and collaboration tools so that home users will be able to connect with businesses using TelePresence.
One community college system stages a yearly event to help member institutions hone their emergency-management skills.