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Cloud Computing & SaaS


Getting Your School Tech Ready for Common Core Assessments

Schools have about 15 months to prepare for the online assessments that reflect the learning goals of the Common Core State Standards. Some districts already know what the transition will be like. Here’s what they’ve learned about preparing.

Avoiding Common Core's Biggest Legal Liabilities

From bandwidth issues to playing nice with assistive technologies, there's a lot that can go wrong in the world of high-stakes online testing. Our new legal columnist shares why it's not just states and testing companies with a lot on the line.

Red Hat Debuts Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform for OpenStack-Powered Clouds

Red Hat has launched two new products designed to help organizations build private or public cloud environments or implement infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions.

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 Reveals 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.

Yearbooks in the Age of Cloud Computing

Using cloud-based software, schools are creating customizable, print-on-demand yearbooks.

Stoneware's webRDP HTML5 Gateway Allows Remote Windows Access Without a Client

Cloud computing and classroom management software developer Stoneware has launched a new version of its webRDP HTML5 Gateway that allows end users to access remote Windows computers without a client.

Windows Azure (Finally) Takes Infrastructure into Cloud

Microsoft wants to stop giving Amazon headway in the cloud race. The Redmond company announced live production of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, first previewed starting in June 2012.

Red Hat Opens Early Adopter Program for Enterprise OpenStack Distribution

Red Hat has elevated its Red Hat OpenStack distribution from a preview version to an Early Adopter Program.

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