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  • Web Analytics Sharpen University's Marketing Buys

    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.More

IT News

  • CompTIA Research: IT Security Investments Immune to Cutbacks

    The majority of organizations expect to increase or maintain their IT security spending this year, according to a new international survey from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).More
  • Windows 7 RC Dates Disclosed; 'XP Mode' Unveiled

    Microsoft provided a couple of Windows 7 tidbits Friday, confirming the availability of Windows 7 release candidate (RC) and describing a forthcoming virtualization capability in the new operating system.More
  • Windows Vista SP2 Released to Manufacturing

    Microsoft this week rolled out Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 in its "release to manufacturing" form.More
  • Israeli College Outsources IT with Ness Tech

    Israel's Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa has signed a three-year, multi-million-dollar outsourcing contract with service provider Ness Technologies to maintain the college's current infrastructure and develop future IT systems and applications. Ness has operations in Israel, as well as the United States and other countries.More
  • Liberty U Opens Public Certification Testing Center

    Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA has opened up a public testing center to allow people in the area to take certification exams from companies that include Microsoft, Cisco, Apple, and Oracle.More
  • Microsoft To Release XP Mode and MED-V 2.0 Betas

    Windows XP Mode, a feature designed to help small businesses migrate to Windows 7, will be available as a beta for download today.More
  • U Georgia Launches Secure Vault Payment Service

    The University of Georgia will be launching Secure Vault Payments (SVP) as a new tuition payment option. SVP is a service developed by NACHA, the non-profit electronics payments association that oversees the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network, one of the largest electronic payment networks in the world.More
  • CDW-G Launches Tools To Assess Virtualization Needs

    Is your data center ripe for virtualization? New assessment services from CDW Government (CDW-G) have been launched to help answer just that question.More
  • Radiant Logic Reveals 3 New Directory Offerings

    Radiant Logic has segmented its flagship RadiantOne Virtual Directory Server (VDS) into two separate products: Virtual Directory Server (VDS) Proxy Edition 5.1 and VDS Context Edition 5.1. It has also released Identity and Correlation Server (ICS) 5.2. RadiantOne products all share a data modeling and virtualization engine.More
  • CollegeBound and Intelliworks Partner for College Lead Generation and Prospect Management

    The CollegeBound Network (CBN) is partnering with Intelliworks, a provider of relationship management solutions for higher education, to provide schools with a lead generation platform designed to improve student conversions. CBN specializes in recruitment lead generation solutions for 900 educational institutions and 3,500 campuses through portals that include and