Apple has given its Xserve line of rackmount servers a performance boost. The new models use Intel Nehalem processors and deliver, according to Apple, "up to an 89 percent improvement in performance per watt."
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has selected eThority Enterprise Edition to perform business intelligence work.
Two universities--Kean University in Union, NJ and Emory University in Atlanta, GA--have gone public with their use of Datawatch's Monarch data mining software to teach students how to perform business intelligence work.
In a touch of high tech irony, a collection of rare books about bookbinding from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has found its way onto two digital book sites.
Microsoft announced an online service for IT pros that enables them to test incoming e-mail traffic to Microsoft Exchange Server.
A student-run business at the University of Dayton that employs 200 people over seven divisions is using a business intelligence solution to help run operations more efficiently.
Jenzabar has released Jenzabar EX 3.0, a major update to the enterprise resource planning suite for higher education.
Duquesne University in Pennsylvania is turning to a software to help improve student retention. The private Catholic university has adopted Starfish Connect from Starfish Retention Solutions in an effort to build collaboration between students and their advisors and instructors.
JackBe and EMS-Intelligent Chaos have teamed up to develop decision support dashboards for colleges and universities that integrate siloed data to improve funding and resource management decisions.
MIT's faculty members last week decided on a new policy to make all of their scholarly articles available free to the public online. Articles will be disseminated using an open source platform called DSpace, which was developed by the MIT Libraries and HP.