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Cloud Computing & SaaS


Online Guides Help Teachers Flip Their Classrooms

A variety of cloud resources can help teachers who have (or are planning to) reverse the traditional learning sequence.

Kids and Social Media: Cloud Resources to Consider

We offer a list of resources for educators who want to help students use social media safely and responsibly.

The Price of Free Cloud Resources

Data is the most common (yet invisible) fee extracted from users by companies that make search engines, e-mail, and other cloud computing resources accessible to schools.

Can CoSN Help Your District's Cloud Decision-Making?

The Consortium of School Networking (CoSN), a professional association for school district technology leaders, offers users continuing education, technology leadership certification, a library of original research, and connections to peers and experts.

Student Techs Have Their Heads in the Cloud

The instructors teaching students to be technicians in their schools not only see these programs as important teaching tools, but also as the direction teaching needs to move in order for a curriculum to be relevant.

By Banding Together, Some Districts Save Big On Cloud Computing

A major statewide initiative in North Carolina is showing how a consortium model can minimize risks for districts and help them exploit the advantages of cloud computing.

Budgets vs. Cloud Computing

With government data centers on the verge of major changes, how can states balance their technology needs with their financial reality?

New Jersey High School Takes Network Security to the Cloud

High Point Regional High School in Sussex, NJ has moved its network security system to the cloud.

Solaris 11.1 Enhances Cloud Infrastructure, Adds 300 Features

Oracle has released a new version of its, Solaris. Oracle Solaris 11.1 features more than 300 new features and upgrades, including improved performance, availability, and throughput for Oracle databases; new cloud infrastructure features; and improved availability for enterprise applications.

Report: The State of Cloud Security

Are the security risks in the cloud any greater than those in an on-premises environment? One report analyzing 12 months of operational data found that the risks are about equal.