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  • Q&A: Consolidating Data in Yale's Digital Media Center

    With a few dozen high-end Mac digital media workstations serving about 1,000 students a year, Yale's Digital Media Center for the Arts has seen its share of data overload, not to mention storage catastrophes for students along the way. As part of an effort to overcome at least some of those challenges, the center consolidated storage in a centralized system, reducing the number of hard drives down to one while still delivering all the capacity those digital media students need.

  • Project Spotlight: ERP for the Long Haul

    New York's Sarah Lawrence College spent two years selecting and rolling out a new enterprise resource planning system--one that, unlike its legacy system, wouldn't require pulling staff out of retirement to maintain.


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  • 163 Campuses Rank Top Drivers for Faster Wireless on Campus
    Sponsored by: Brocade
    This benchmark report conducted by the Aberdeen Group provides an analysis into the top pressures driving the higher education sector to implement 802.11n Wireless LANs (WLANs), and how this affects the strategies and actions institutions choose in response.