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Better Together: Better Cybersecurity Built by, and for, Higher Education

Higher education has always been about transformation, even as that pace has recently accelerated. This is especially true in cybersecurity, as institutions are working to protect an uncertain new normal. The challenges of 2020 have illuminated risks—some old, some new—that continue to stand in the way of mastering whatever comes next.


The 10 Essential Capabilities of a Best-of-Breed SOAR

Considering the immense challenges facing IT security teams, its no surprise they are perpetually overwhelmed. Many teams have turned to security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) tools as a remedy.


Catawba College Switches Cloud Storage Vendors to Avoid Annoying Transaction Fees

With hardware aging out and their existing co-location agreement up for renewal, Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina decided to migrate their backup, archive, and disaster recovery data to the cloud. Catawba, ranked fourth among the best regional colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report, originally went with one of the leading cloud service providers. However, the college quickly became annoyed with all the extra transaction fees, and overall costs that were higher than they expected. That’s when they turned to Wasabi.


Campus Imperative: An Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for Cost Savings and Innovation

Your institution already trusts the on-premises infrastructure provider to maintain a secure, high-performing and reliable environment for running the enterprise applications. Why not take that work to their data centers where they can do an even better job?


New Realities for Higher Education

Download this eBook to learn more about Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for higher education.


How Northern Illinois University Moved to Cloud During Covid

Many universities have successfully moved on-premise workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. But what’s it’s like for a large institution to move their critical PeopleSoft application to the cloud, during the COVID-19 pandemic?


An Identity Framework for Higher Education Systems

Colleges and universities have an opportunity to make learning more accessible than ever—but first, they must solve a technology problem. Many campuses use outdated legacy identity systems with sprawling, open-source software. As a consequence, these institutions experience a great deal of technology debt, making a transition towards modern systems disruptive and costly. It’s time to change this approach: the results must justify the expense.


Transforming Higher Education with Mobility Solutions: A Strategic Guide for Colleges and Universities Considering BYOD Support Models

Over the past decade, technology has radically transformed the higher education experience. Learning has moved out of the classroom, and students expect to be able to pursue their education from any location at any time. This paper presents guidelines for colleges and universities considering bring-your-own-device (BYOD) support models and presents guidelines for implementing mobility programs to modernize your IT strategy and improve the working and learning environment for students, faculty and staff.