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New products and advancements in cloud and storage technologies for the education market.


Report: Mobile Devices Will Be Smarter than Their Users by 2017

Handheld devices will be smarter than the people who use them by the year 2017, according to new research from Gartner.

Fujitsu Intros 'Bring Your Own Cloud' Strategy

During an annual customer conference, Fujitsu debuted a new set of technologies that aim to allow IT organizations to adopt a "bring your own cloud" initiative.

Palm Beach County School District Saves $700,000 with Storage Platform

The School District of Palm Beach County has deployed a new system for storing copy data and reduced costs by $700,000 over five years.

Box Targets Education With Expanded Partner Network

Cloud content management service provider Box inks new partnerships in an effort to broaden its reach to the K-20 education market.

Landon School Improves Backup Service While Boosting Virtual Infrastructure Performance

Landon School in Bethesda, MD has implemented a new backup and replication solution and a new storage solution that work together to optimize data protection operations for the school's virtual machine environment.

Colorado School District Recovers from Failed VDI Implementation

School District 27J in Brighton, CO, has resurrected its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) implementation that crashed on day one under the load of simultaneous logons.

Sharing the Cloud in Illinois

Rather than making do with cloud-computing solutions that weren't created for the education environment, the state of Illinois has developed its own cooperative, education-driven cloud.

6 Technology Challenges Facing Education

Despite increasingly widespread adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of K-12 education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation. According to researchers, though some of those challenges are systemic and some related to the technologies themselves, teachers and education leaders share in the blame as well.

New Report Taps the 6 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in K-12

Cloud computing and mobile technology are the top technologies to watch in education, according to this year's K-12 Horizon Report, an annual publication from the New Media Consortium that highlights developing trends in ed tech. And this year, the report suggests, they could go mainstream.

Starboard Adds Three New Hybrid Storage Systems to Product Lineup

Starboard Storage Systems has launched an updated version of the Starboard operating system, Starboard OS 3.2, as well as three new hybrid storage systems: Starboard AC2000, AC4000, and AC4500.

In the Wake of Superstorms, Keeping School Data Safe

Keeping school data safe requires an evolving strategy that's equal parts paranoia, smart use of newer technologies, and taking the pain and turning it into gain.

Microsoft Office 365 or Google Apps for Education: Which Way Do You Go?

Entire counties and states are moving away from locally hosted e-mail and document-sharing software. The big question they have to answer: Google Apps or Microsoft Office 365?

Collaboration Helps Districts Share the Cloud

Cloud-based software is often touted as the easiest way to collaborate online. But now, two information technology centers in Ohio are collaborating to maintain the infrastructure of the cloud itself.

CoSN Assesses Cloud Risks and Realities

Nearly all K-12 schools now use cloud technology in some form. But how many understand all the possibilities and pitfalls? That's the question posed by a new report to members of the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN).

Kingston Debuts 1 TB External Flash Drive

At the 2013 International CES event in Las Vegas, Kingston Digital unveiled a new line of USB 3.0 flash drives with capacities up to 1 terabyte, the largest to date.

Training Was Key to Oregon's Statewide Google Apps Implementation

Two years ago, Oregon became the nation's first statewide Google Docs adopter, and Crook County High School jumped on board. What started as a new e-mail system quickly evolved into a full-blown Google products rollout.

CoSN and SchoolDude Survey the Cloud

Their sixth annual K-12 IT benchmarking survey aims to “uncover the unique challenges facing IT professionals working in U.S. public school districts today,” according to a press release from SchoolDude.

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