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  • Poor Staff Collaboration and Complexity of Software Hamper Security Efforts

    Nearly a third of organizations report that collaboration between IT security and IT operations people is non-existent, and more than half believe collaboration between security and operations can be improved. That lack of communication could hurt environments where the adoption of mobile devices, cloud computing, and collaborative technologies is happening faster than organizations are able to adapt security policies, resulting in greater risk to sensitive data.More
  • Brown and IBM Power Up Supercomputer

    Brown University in Providence, RI and IBM are sharing investment in a multimillion-dollar supercomputer at Brown's Center for Computation and Visualization. The supercomputer--the most powerful computational system in Rhode Island, according to IBM--will be used by researchers statewide to tackle "grand challenges" affecting residents in climate change, education, energy, and health.More
  • San Diego Community Colleges Go Solar Without Capital Investment

    The San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) is going solar without having to make a capital investment. The district recently approved a 20-year agreement with Borrego Solar, a national solar power contractor based in San Diego suburb El Cajon, CA, to construct and maintain a photovoltaic system that will annually provide about 2.4 megawatts of green energy at six locations in the district, the equivalent of powering 650 homes per year.More
  • UK's Nottingham Trent U Builds Data Warehouse with IBM Cognos BI

    UK's Nottingham Trent University will be implementing a data warehouse built with Cognos 8 Business Intelligence from IBM to improve its reporting and analysis capabilities in finance, human resources, space management, and student records.More