Cloud Computing & SaaS


SpiderOak Offers 'Completely Private' Cloud Storage Higher Ed

A cloud storage company has released a version of its product specifically designed for colleges and universities.

Cisco Networking Academy Moves to Cloud-Based LMS

Teachers, administrators, and students who are part of the Cisco Networking Academy will soon have access to a cloud-based LMS.

HP and F5 Automate Cloud Application Deployment

HP and F5 have teamed up to deliver technology intended to speed up the deployment of cloud applications by delivering automated, policy-based application, network, and user configuration.

HP Releases Trio of Cloud Services for Public Beta

HP has released three cloud services, HP Cloud Compute, HP Cloud Object Storage, and HP Cloud Content Delivery Network, for public beta testing.

Skype Unites Classrooms for STEM Learning

When two high schools 37 miles apart wanted to team up to build robots, they turned to the cloud to facilitate communication, save time, and reduce costs. They got a whole lot more than they bargained for.

Gail Lovely's 5 Favorite Free Web Apps for Education

Early childhood education expert and FETC speaker Gail Lovely shares her favorite free web tools for students, which require nothing more than a computer with internet access.

Netelligent Offers Virtual Desktops as a Service

Cloud and managed services provider Netelligent has partnered with desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) provider Desktone to offer cloud-hosted virtual desktops as a service.

SaaS Expenditures To Reach $15 Billion This Year

Organizations are putting more of their IT budgets into software as a service (SaaS). According to a report from market research firm Gartner, spending on SaaS will reach nearly $15 billion this year and will grow to more than $22 billion in 2015.

Schools Crunch Big Data With Free Software

When a charter school with a small student body wanted to collect, analyze, and use data in a new way, it did what any feisty little up-start would do--it created its own program. Of course, a little help from a cloud computing powerhouse helped.

A Free Cloud Library for Students With Disabilities

Bookshare just celebrated its 10th anniversary as a provider of digital accessible materials to students with print disabilities. More than 190,000 people--mostly students--have access to the cloud-based library that currently has more than 135,000 titles available.

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