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Alma Launches Free Hybrid Learning Management and Student Information System

Alma has launched a free cloud-based student information system and learning management system. Availability of Alma in 2014 is limited to the first 500 schools to sign up.

Gartner Redefines Highly Customized ERP Systems as Legacy

Highly customized enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems will be considered "legacy" by 2016, according to a new report from Gartner.

EFI Announces New Cloud Printing and Management Features

EFI has expanded its PrintMe cloud printing solution to include new apps and drivers, more locations to print and additional language support.

Will Net Neutrality Ruling Doom Education to Second-Class Status?

The ruling this week by a federal court on the Open Internet (Net Neutrality) Order may turn out to be, as one commenter called it, "a terrible idea," or, as another observer put it, a source of "a lot of overheated rhetoric." Education, for its part, could well see major changes to how it's able to deliver learning content to students online.

Blue Jeans Network Gets Internet2 NET+ Certification

Blue Jeans Network's cloud-based video collaboration platform is now available through the Internet2 NET+ portfolio.



BenQ Debuts Monitors for Mobile and Cloud Content

BenQ's new EW series monitors allow users to stream media -- including cloud-based content -- from their smartphones, laptops or game consoles for large-screen viewing.

Plugin Adds Gaming and Social Networking to Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect users have a new way to build games into their online sessions and foster discussion and interaction among meeting attendees.

Amazon's Push in Education

In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.

Bannister Lake Debuts Software for Campus Closure Notifications

A new solution enables campuses to notify students and community members about school closures, early dismissals, and event cancellations due to extreme weather conditions.

Gartner: Your Phone Will Be Smarter than You by 2017

Smartphones will be smarter than their users by the year 2017, according to new analysis from market research firm Gartner.