The University of Buffalo has deployed Netezza's largest data warehouse appliance for performing scientific research. The new system's first query came back in two seconds against a 1.2 billion-row test database.
Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green is partnering with SAS to develop new student recruitment and retention models to help boost enrollments and completion rates.
The next release of Microsoft's SQL Server database, code-named "Kilimanjaro," will offer master data management (MDM) and support real-time data feeds for business intelligence (BI), reporting and analytics, the company revealed this week.
In pursuit of its goal to become paperless in 2010, California's Anaheim University said it is working with publishers to convert its textbooks into e-books to enable students to download and store their class materials on the Sony Electronic Book Reader or the Amazon Kindle.
The second community technology preview (CTP) of Microsoft's System Center Service Manager, the company's newest application in its System Center suite, is now available for a virtual test drive, according to a Microsoft announcement last week.
Carnegie Mellon University has rolled out a custom implementation of TeamDynamixHE to help manage IT projects and end user support.
Penn State Hershey Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has adopted the Krames On-Demand Web-based service to provide patient education. The Center said its multi-language offerings drove the decision.
Maryville University in St. Louis, MO has selected ImageNow from Perceptive Software for a document management project in its accounts payable department, office of enrollment, and student service center. The institute chose the software because it integrated non-programmatically with Maryville's enterprise resource planning system, Datatel Colleague. Following its initial successful implementation, the university plans to expand ImageNow campus-wide.
Microsoft announced last week that it is seeking customers willing to test their databases in a cloud-based data connectivity project.
Being on television doubles visits to the school's Web site, Seton Hall University recently learned. That nugget of knowledge came via a Web analytics tool that Seton Hall is using to better tease out the complex patterns hidden in visits to its public-facing Web site. That information, in turn, is helping the university to better target its marketing dollars.