The University System of Georgia (USG) has chosen the iStrategy Solutions HigherEd Analytics Suite for statewide deployment to provide financial data warehousing and business intelligence at 32 colleges and universities. The application is pre-built specifically for the three enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems most frequently used by higher education: Oracle's PeopleSoft, Sungard Higher Education's Banner Unified Digital Campus, and Datatel.
Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS) is implementing DataCore Software's SANmelody as the storage platform behind a new on-demand computing initiative.
Oracle this week filled a gap in its management platform adding application configuration tools that the company said will help organizations improve app service levels and help apply frameworks for compliance.
Netop has released PrintLimit Pro 9.4, an update to the company's print management software that's geared toward more efficient printing and helping school environments save on three heavily used commodities: paper, ink, and time.
The University of Southern California has gone public with its use of Laserfiche document management software broadly across campus. The wide deployment has been part of a four-year effort to expedite access to data contained in faculty personnel records.
Huntington Junior College in Huntington, WV, will be implementing Perceptive Software's ImageNow for document management in its admissions, academics, and financial aid departments. One reason the college chose ImageNow was because it integrates with Campus Management's CampusVue, Huntington's student information system.
SUNY Upstate Medical University, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, has implemented AeroScout's WiFi-based asset management and temperature monitoring software.
MySQL originator Monty Widenius and Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev have recently formed the Open Database Alliance (ODA), a vendor-neutral consortium that aims to become a hub for the MySQL open source database community and its associated eco system. The ODA said it is also seeking to be a forum for derivative code, binaries, training, and support.
IBM has unveiled cloud-based services for enterprises that can be hosted or run on a customer's premises, or a hybrid of the two.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine will use software from Click Commerce Research and Healthcare to automate financial disclosures required for all research within the institution.