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Case Study

  • Texas A&M Takes an Active Approach to Social Media Marketing

    Multitudes of potential students are found online these days--tweeting, blogging, MySpacing, and Facebooking--but marketing to these prospects in their native environments isn't as simple and straightforward as it might seem at first. Diane McDonald, associate director of marketing at Texas A&M University, explained that reaching these prospects via social media takes more than a static institutional Facebook page; it takes an active approach to engage them.More

IT News

  • Duke Deepens WiFi Coverage

    Duke University is deploying ADC's FlexWave and InterReach Fusion distributed antenna systems to improve wireless coverage and capacity across its campus in Durham, NC.More
  • Oxford Sets Up On Demand Computing and Storage with VMware and DataCore

    Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS) is implementing DataCore Software's SANmelody as the storage platform behind a new on-demand computing initiative.More
  • Microsoft Ends Java Virtual Machine Support

    Microsoft gave notice Thursday that it removed 10 security patch downloads, all associated with Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (JVM) technology.More
  • MiraCosta College Wraps PeopleSoft Upgrade

    California's MiraCosta College has finished the upgrade of several Oracle PeopleSoft applications with the help of service provider Ciber. The vendor said it divided the upgrades into two projects and completed both on time and on budget.More
  • University System of Georgia To Install iStrategy Financial Data Warehouse

    The University System of Georgia (USG) has chosen the iStrategy Solutions HigherEd Analytics Suite for statewide deployment to provide financial data warehousing and business intelligence at 32 colleges and universities. The application is pre-built specifically for the three enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems most frequently used by higher education: Oracle's PeopleSoft, Sungard Higher Education's Banner Unified Digital Campus, and Datatel.More