Cloud Computing & SaaS


Worldwide IT Spending Ticks Up

Global spending on IT is expected to increase 1.1 percent this year compared to 2018, reaching a total of $3.79 trillion, according to a recent forecast from research firm Gartner.

Jitterbit's Online Integration Service Gets 250 Updates

Jitterbit's Harmony online application integration service has been updated with 250 features, including a new "connector builder" and an enhanced user interface.

Internet2 Moves Cloud Connect Service from Pilot to Launch

Internet2 has moved beyond its piloting of "Cloud Connect" and made it generally available to members that want direct access to major cloud services.

Supercomputers at UT Austin Make Black Hole Journey Possible

Supercomputing resources at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, hosted at the University of Texas at Austin, played a role in the processing of data related to the recent headline-worthy release of the first image of a black hole.

Salesforce.org Expands Education Data Architecture

Salesforce.org has announced Education Data Architecture, an expansion of the Higher Education Data Architecture that is the foundation of its Education Cloud.



IT Rollout to Support Guided Pathways Program and More at Chaffey College

California's Chaffey College is pairing an ERP move to the cloud with a constituent relationship management and analytics rollout to streamline IT processes, enhance business continuity and support a new guided pathways program. The institution is working with Ellucian to implement Ellucian Colleague, Ellucian CRM Advise and Ellucian Analytics as part of a strategic alignment plan.

Georgetown Tapping into Google Cloud to Manage Research and Data

Georgetown University is expanding its efforts with Google Cloud to improve the institution's ever-expanding data needs and facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration.

XSEDE and Aristotle Cloud Federation Offer Joint Cloud Implementation Service

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment is partnering with the Aristotle Cloud Federation to help institutions deploy the OpenStack cloud on their campuses.

AWS Intros Cloud Ambassador Program

Amazon Web Services is investing in educators who use the cloud and distributed computing in their classrooms through a promotional credits program.

California CCs to Move to Cloud-Based Library Management Platform

Almost every institution in the California Community Colleges system will be adopting the same cloud-based, systemwide library services platform. The goal is to connect every student to the "most useful, high quality resources" through a uniform application. The platform is expected to replace the various library systems currently in use by participating community colleges in the state and is built on two products produced by ExLibris, which specializes in content applications for higher education.

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