Tag Archives: campus IT

Cloud Concerns

For educational organizations, some key elements to a sensitive issue. GUEST COLUMN| by Michael Fimin Because educational entities deal with both education records and sensitive financial data related to loans and tuition fees, a secure and reliable networking infrastructure is … Continue reading

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Juggling Act

With new content rules for schools, controlled cloud collaboration. GUEST COLUMN | by Trevor Hellebuyck We’re smack in the middle of a new era of collaboration, and nowhere is that clearer than in the educational world. Students and educators alike … Continue reading

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Three Lessons in Unifying University IT Systems

On-the-ground perspective from an award-winning campus IT director. GUEST COLUMN | by Tammy Jo Martinez Like with most public institutions, here at the University of New Mexico (UNM), our IT department has faced new challenges in recent years as operating … Continue reading

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Campus Mobility 2017

Six higher ed trends and the networking infrastructure to address them. GUEST COLUMN | by Gerri Hinkel Just as digital learning, flipped classrooms and the IoT drove wired and wireless networking demand on campus over the past year, 2017 will … Continue reading

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Gone Data Gone

Three ways higher ed can protect students, faculty, and staff data. GUEST COLUMN | by Vijay Ramanathan The computer’s data is gone. Just thinking about such a data disaster can cause hearts to race in higher education students, faculty and … Continue reading

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World-Class Graduate Education and Research

Software-defined networking, Wi-Fi, and mobile for teaching and learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Naveed Husain Like many leading graduate schools, the faculty and students at Teachers College, Columbia University, hold IT to the highest standards for supporting their learning and research needs. … Continue reading

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A New Class of Security

A measured look at real risks to school networks, with a level-headed approach.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Technology keeps moving forward, with or without the general population being educated on specific advances. In a brave new world of cyber … Continue reading

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Really Logging In

It all starts with authentication (but it doesn’t end there). GUEST COLUMN | by Todd Peterson This September, tens of thousands of students will arrive at higher education institutions ready to study. Every one of these students needs access to … Continue reading

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Beyond the Known Universe

Understanding the hybrid cloud: an education process.  GUEST COLUMN | by Adam Stern  The cloud computing landscape of 2017 will increasingly be dominated by platform and database services supporting hybrid infrastructures, according to study conducted by IDG Connect on behalf … Continue reading

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Beyond the Chasm

The critical nature of IT in transforming higher education and research. GUEST COLUMN | by Cole Clark From advances in online learning platforms to the use of predictive analytics to measurably improve student outcomes and foster data-driven decision making in … Continue reading

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The Necessary Steps

Finding balance between openness and security in higher education IT. GUEST COLUMN | by Reuven Harrison Researchers and consumers alike have noticed a massive spike in cybercrime across a variety of industries in the United States recently. From the financial … Continue reading

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In Control

Virtual server hosting for schools and colleges: mitigating security risks. GUEST COLUMN | by Adam Stern It’s now part of the conventional wisdom that cloud computing has altered the information technology delivery model. The steady embrace of the cloud among … Continue reading

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A Fortified Network

Queens College reveals their approach to network security. GUEST COLUMN | by Morris Altman With a faculty and staff of 5,000 and student population of nearly 20,000, we here at Queens College, a senior college of the City University of … Continue reading

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Smooth Operations

Application performance and availability in educational environments. GUEST COLUMN | by Atchison Frazer Educational institutions face many demanding fiscal challenges when it comes to delivering critical application services for the smooth running of operations. For those people within the institutions … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi Rules

Wireless networks are the new education superhighway. GUEST COLUMN | by Robert Fenstermacher The classroom is the ultimate litmus test for the practical application of technology. To keep up with an über tech-fluent student population, school administrators and CIOs must … Continue reading

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Out with the Old

Lessons learned from Stony Brook University’s recent deployment of 802.11ac. GUEST COLUMN | by Nick Batson In 2009, when Stony Brook University first installed Wi-Fi in buildings on campus, it purchased the most up-to-date hardware that provided the best connection … Continue reading

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Monitoring IT All

A systems engineer shares his perspective on keeping track of college IT. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  Damian Solodow has been with Harrison College for over five years. A systems engineer, he came in at a time when the IT … Continue reading

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A Working Combination

Is open source virtualization right for you? GUEST COLUMN | by John Fulton Server virtualization is nothing new. It’s been 10 years since VMware was acquired by EMC and since the first free and open source x86 hypervisor, Xen, was … Continue reading

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Assess, Select and Execute

How to improve and expand your campus communications strategy — and save money GUEST COLUMN | by Corey Fling After one hundred and eleven years, there’s been more than a few updates at our institute of learning. Point Loma Nazarene … Continue reading

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At Your Service

Enhancing IT service delivery value on campus by leveraging service management data  GUEST COLUMN | by Steven E. Alter The quest to deliver quality service is never ending for an information technology (IT) organization. At Arcadia University, I focused the … Continue reading

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