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  • Forecast: Cost Cutting Will Drive Open Source Growth

    Expenditures by enterprises on open source software jumped 34 percent last year, and spending in 2009 is on pace to increase at least another 24 percent, according to a forecast released last week by IT market researcher IDC.More
  • CampusEAI Consortium Expands Footprint in Switch and Data Operations Center

    The CampusEAI Consortium is expanding capacity in Switch and Data's data center to accommodate infrastructure growth. The non-profit organization, which has 260 educational institutions as members, facilitates the development, exchange, delivery, and support of what it calls "community-source" software and digital content.More
  • Case Western Reserve Contracts Out Service Desk Support

    Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH has signed a three-year contract with CDI IT Solutions for service desk support. Under the agreement, CDI will provide Level 1 and Level 2 support to the university's users through a help desk operation that includes walk-in, phone, and e-mail support.More