Cloud Computing & SaaS


Kentucky Initiative Wants College, K–12 Students to Reach for Cloud Careers

With more than 1.3 million positions in computer and mathematical occupations expected to be open by 2022, the Kentucky Department of Education, Amazon Web Services, Project Lead the Way and others are taking action to build a pipeline of talent for a cloud-enabled future workforce.

North Carolina’s New Hub to Train and Hire 2,000 Tech Workers

North Carolina is going to be home to one of four of Infosys’ Innovation and Technology Hubs in the United States. The India-based IT services and consulting company plans to train and hire 2,000 tech works at the hub by 2021 with support from local academic institutions and government offices.

UNC Charlotte Gets Smart with Parking on Campus

Starting this fall, UNC Charlotte drivers will no longer need to display paper permits in their windows, and UNCC parking staff will be able to monitor vehicles through license plates alone.

SUNY Taps Oracle Cloud to Modernize Infrastructure and Protect Data

The State University of New York is making a big move to the cloud in an effort to modernize its IT infrastructure and support next-generation learning.

USD Voice: Changing the Conversation with Students

University of San Diego Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer Christopher W. Wessells explores how a program that uses natural language processing, USD Voice, is enhancing his institution's communications with students.



Shadow HPC Moves to the Cloud

Providers such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft are luring college and university researchers to bypass IT for cloud-based high-performance computing resources.

Unizin Licenses Analytics Tech for Members

Unizin's consortium of universities will gain access to customized versions of LoudSight, a predictive analytics solution from Barnes & Noble Education LoudCloud that focuses on helping identify at-risk students.

Time to Redo NSF Research Centers in "Grand Challenge" Model

Approaches introduced by the X-Prize and Google's "grand challenges" have shown how "center-based" engineering research doesn't have to be the only way big problems get solved.

Higher Level Decisions — One University's Cloud Strategy

Why will the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga ultimately move most of its traditional IT services to the cloud? Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO Tom Hoover explains why it's a win-win for his institution.

Global Cloud-Based ELL Market to Grow at CAGR of 27% Through 2021

The global cloud-based English Language Learning (ELL) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.07 percent from 2017 to 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Research and Markets.

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