Handheld devices will be smarter than the people who use them by the year 2017, according to new research from Gartner.
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.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
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.
Cloud content management service provider Box inks new partnerships in an effort to broaden its reach to the K-20 education market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- By Stephen Noonoo
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.
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.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
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?
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.