Information Technology

Institute Sees 14% Gain in Applications with Cloud-Based CRM

The Institute for Study Abroad, which operates out of Butler University in Indianapolis, has gone public with results of the use of constituent relationship management software in its operations.

Minnesota College Takes 'Good' Approach to Personal Device Usage for Work

A community college in Minnesota has adopted a new mobile device management solution for faculty and staff, intended to enable them to use personal devices for work.

25 Gigabit Ethernet Gaining Traction

Network administrators running data centers where moving directly to 100 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) is too big a leap may have an easier time making the transition with 25 GbE, demonstrated by QLogic and Huawei.

U Montana Speeds Research with Internet2 100 Gbps Connection

The University of Montana has revved up its research network with a new 100 Gbps fiber connection to the Internet2 Network.

residential network

6 ResNet Pain Points and What To Do About Them

Today's students expect high-performance residential networks with plenty of bandwidth and anytime, anywhere wireless access. Here are the top ResNet challenges at institutions across the country.

Campuses Compete To Reduce Power and Water Usage

In a recent conservation competition held at 125 colleges and universities, students and staff at some winning schools were able to reduce residence hall energy usage by almost 31 percent and water consumption by nearly 20 percent.

Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

Illinois State Taps Partner for Major Data Transformation Work

As part of a multi-year initiative to replace "aging technology systems and allow for easier reporting and data analysis, Illinois State University has gone public with its use of data movement software.

Brandeis U Goes 'Conflict-Free' with Computer Buying

Brandeis University is the 19th institution worldwide to sign on to ensure that the computers and electronic equipment the university buys have no connection to the mining sector of conflict-ridden areas, such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Barracuda and Aerohive Beef up Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.