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Cloud Computing & SaaS


Infinitely Virtual Intros Cloud Hosting Plan for Education

Cloud server provider Infinitely Virtual today announced Virtual Terminal Server — Standard, the first of what will eventually be four cloud hosting plans for the education market.

Knovation Moves to INetU Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud hosting provider INetU is partnering with Knovation to optimize uptime and performance for the company's personalized learning solutions.

LAUSD Chooses Office 365 for Faculty and Staff E-Mail

Implementation of the cloud-based software will be handled by SADA Systems, a Microsoft National Systems Integrator with Gold Competency.

IT Directions: 'Change is the Only Thing We Can Count On'

Working with limited budgets and a seemingly endless pipeline of new technology tools, applications and equipment to test out and possibly implement, today's K-12 IT directors have a lot on their plates right now. Add Common Core State Standards and growth of mobile devices on campus to the equation and the task of balancing student and teacher needs with available resources becomes that much more daunting.

AcademicMerit Intros Upgraded Professional Development Platform

FineTune 2.0 aims to help educators enhance their writing evaluation skills.

Alma Launches Free Hybrid Learning Management and Student Information System

Alma has launched a free cloud-based student information system and learning management system. Availability of Alma in 2014 is limited to the first 500 schools to sign up.

Concerns over Student Data Privacy Widespread Among Americans

A new national poll released today shows that the vast majority of Americans have concerns about student data privacy and the potential use of such data for commercial purposes.

10 Tech Skills Every Educator Should Have

We surveyed educators around the country to get a snapshot of the key tech competencies in 2014.

Harvard Reports Examine K-12 Student Privacy

A Harvard University research center that studies the impact of cyberspace on life has turned its attention to student privacy, in both K-12 and higher ed. As a product of a student privacy initiative, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society has released three reports that touch on aspects of cloud computing and mobile device usage in the K-12 environment.

Microsoft Calls for Student Privacy Commitment from Cloud Industry

In a week of heated rhetoric over student privacy, Microsoft has issued a call to industry to commit to protecting student data, at least as it pertains to student data in the cloud.

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