Data/Document Management

New Hampshire Colleges Adopt Data Analytics

Four community colleges in New Hampshire have adopted software for data analysis from Rapid Insight, a company based in that state. Manchester Community College, White Mountains Community College in Berlin, Nashua Community College, and River Valley Community College in Claremont have all selected Rapid Insight as their analytical software provider.

Georgian College Moves to Oracle Database Cluster

Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario has gone public with a 2009 upgrade to its databases into a clustered environment to improve the availability, performance, and scalability of its Oracle PeopleSoft applications.

StorNext 4.0 Expands De-Duplication, Adds Distributed Data Mover

Quantum is releasing a new version of its StorNext data management software. Version 4.0 features changes in de-duplication and replication, as well as a new distributed data tiering function.

PeopleCube Meeting Planner Adds Mobile Scheduling

PeopleCube has released a new version of its application for managing workspace, resources, and facilities. The new version of Resource Scheduler 9.0 provides integration with Lotus Notes, includes a mobile phone interface, features new Web-based functions, and integrates with personal calendaring systems such as Outlook.

Oracle Plans To Take on Microsoft Office

With its acquisition of Sun Microsystems complete, Oracle intends to go after Microsoft's lucrative Office franchise, the company revealed yesterday. While Oracle had been quiet about its intentions for supporting Sun OpenOffice, the company disclosed plans for a forthcoming upgrade called Oracle Cloud Office during a five-hour briefing at its Redwood Shores, CA headquarters.

Oracle Outlines Sun Integration Plan

With its acquisition of Sun Microsystems completed, Oracle Wednesday laid out its plans for integrating Sun's software and hardware systems into its own product lineup.

Oracle-Sun Deal Gets Green Light

The European Commission has cleared Oracle's $7.4 billion agreement to acquire Sun Microsystems, paving the way for the two companies to close the deal.

2 Institutions Migrate Student Management to Web-Based System

Two institutions--Southern Careers Institute and American University of Antigua--have both adopted software from TopSchool.

Indiana U Leads Effort to Develop Next-Generation Library Management App

Indiana University in Bloomington will be developing new library software to manage digital collections thanks to a $2.38 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Going Paperless

When Central New Mexico Community College started looking at ways to eradicate paper and better manage its files last year, the institution set its sights on a document imaging solution that would also integrate with its existing SunGard Higher Education Banner Enrollment Management Solution.