Cloud Computing & SaaS


Getting Comfortable with the Cloud

Cloud solutions can drive IT efficiency, improve security, save budget dollars and more. Here's how four higher ed CIOs made the transition at their campuses.

MIT and IBM Partner to Establish $240 Million AI Research Lab

IBM will invest $240 million over 10 years to establish the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab — one of the largest long-term university-industry AI collaborations to date.

California State University Moves Administrative Systems to Hybrid Cloud

The California State University System is transforming the way it delivers services to students, faculty and staff with a systemwide hybrid cloud from Unisys.

Survey: E-mail, Storage Are Top IT Functions in the Cloud

Fifty-nine percent of IT and network managers in a recent survey use the cloud to support e-mail at their institution, and 41 percent for data file storage.

Microsoft Buys HPC Cloud Expert Cycle Computing

When a project undertaken by NASA and a research team at the University of Minnesota to baseline expected carbon dioxide uptake by trees on the south side of the Sahara desert ran out of elbow room within a private cloud maintained by NASA, the two institutions took the work to Cycle Computing.



Report: InfoSec Spending to Grow 7 Percent in 2017

Global spending on information security is expected to hit $86.4 billion in 2017, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.

New AWS Service Uses Machine Learning to Protect Data

Amazon Web Services today introduced Amazon Macie, a security service that uses machine learning to automatically discover, classify and protect sensitive data housed within AWS.

New Tech Taps Blockchain to Secure Student Data

Blockchain records and keeps information safe by creating a decentralized record of data that can be confirmed and validated without relying on a single authority.

Berkeley College Deploys Rubrik for Backup Reliability in Microsoft Azure

To help IT staff manage applications and data growth within the cloud, Berkeley College recently switched over to using Rubrik for backup, disaster recovery, replication, cloud archival and test/dev. workflows.

University of Miami Provides Free Access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software

Faculty, staff and students at the University of Miami now can utilize the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud software at no cost.

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