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Case Study

  • Shoring Up the Campus Wireless Network

    There was a time when anyone could tap into the University of San Diego's campus-wide WLAN. The setup was nice for guests, passersby, and just about anyone else who could pick up the signal and start surfing the 'Net without so much as a password. It wasn't so nice for the school itself, which was essentially "giving away" a service that its own students were paying for through their tuition while also opening up its network to potential threats.More

IT News

  • Microsoft Makes Some Volume Licensing Changes

    Microsoft announced Volume Licensing program changes this week that supposedly simplify matters for IT shops, as well as hosting providers.More
  • Adobe Releases First Beta of ColdFusion 9

    Adobe Systems this week released the public beta of the next version of its ColdFusion Web development platform. The new version, dubbed ColdFusion 9, will come with an optional integrated development environment (IDE).More
  • Cymphonix Upgrades Network Composer

    Cymphonix has announced the release of the next version of its Cymphonix Network Composer device, a secure Web gateway appliance that sits between an organization's firewall and network switches to protect users from the growing myriad of threats posed by viruses, worms, and other insidious Web content that often "sneaks in" to networks with inadequate Internet security.More
  • Forefront Unified Access Gateway Beta Released

    Microsoft rolled out beta 2 of its Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) enterprise security solution this week.More
  • Ohio University Signs Ciber To Help Build New SIS

    Ohio University in Athens has awarded a 20-month contract to service provider Ciber to create a new student information system (SIS).More
  • Stratford U Adopts SunGard HE Administrative Apps

    Stratford University in Woodbridge, VA outside of Washington, DC has licensed the PowerCampus Unified Digital Campus (UDC) from SunGard Higher Education to enhance administrative functions at the institution at a time of major growth.More
  • Windows Azure Pricing Unveiled

    Microsoft announced pricing for its Windows Azure cloud computing services Tuesday at its Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans.More