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VMware Updates Horizon, Adds More Cloud Support

VMware has introduced updates to its flagship virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform with the introduction of Horizon 8, as well as new additions to its VMware Workspace ONE, its digital workspace platform.

Social Distancing Technologies Jump to Peak of Gartner Hype Cycle

Research and advisory company Gartner recently released its latest "Hype Cycle" analyzing emerging technologies that "show promise in delivering a high degree of competitive advantage over the next five to 10 years." Notably, social distancing technologies have fast-tracked to the top of the cycle — the "peak of inflated expectations." They are also anticipated to reach the "plateau of productivity" in less than two years.

Toolkit Streamlines Vendor Security Screening Process

When your institution is buying a new technology solution, this Educause tool can eliminate the tedious work of vetting the security posture of the companies you're considering.

NC Community College Waives Tech Fees for Fall

Raleigh, NC-based Wake Tech Community College students won't be paying the typical extra fees this fall. Under the college's "No Fee Fall" deal, the school will be waiving its technology, student activity and campus access fees.

Gartner: 8 Financial Moves CIOs Must Make to Weather the COVID-19 Pandemic

Research firm Gartner recently came out with a set of recommendations for CIOs to help get their organizations through the financial fallout from COVID-19.

Sharing Threat Intelligence in Higher Ed

The OmniSOC security operations center exchanges security data and best practices with institutions throughout the higher education sector.

Massive Operational and ERP Risks in the COVID-19 Crisis

IT operations might be the farthest thing from your mind during the coronavirus pandemic, but it's more important than ever to focus on equipment, systems, security and IT support.

Personal Computing Device Market in Temporary Decline Due to Coronavirus

All categories of computing devices, including tablets, desktops, workstations, laptops and smartphones, will be impacted in 2020 by COVID-19 and its hit on the supply chain and global economies.

Top Cyber Security Threats: Insiders, Hackers, Foreign Governments

A new survey from IT management software provider SolarWinds has outlined the top security threats for public sector organizations.

Top 10 Campus Technology Stories of 2019

From virtual reality to learning space design, here are the trends and ideas that garnered the most attention over the last year.