Eighty-five percent of educational institutions allow instructors or students to use their own devices on institutional networks according to a new survey from Bradford Networks.
Even as Apple's iPad shipments surge worldwide, its dominance of the tablet market is less secure than it once was. In the first quarter of 2013, its market share dipped just below 40 percent, as Samsung, ASUS, and Microsoft moved upward.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the winners in its bi-annual Innovation Incubator Program, which honors forward-thinking and up-and-coming companies that cater to the education market.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Ashton on Mersey School in Greater Manchester, UK, has consolidated its server infrastructure and implemented a scalable virtual storage system to prepare for rapid IT growth.
Ruckus Wireless and Sprint's Customer Network Solutions (CNS) group have partnered to offer Ruckus's carrier-class indoor and outdoor Smart Wi-Fi products as part of Sprint CNS's in-building wireless data solutions portfolio.
Impulse Point has launched a new identity-based device registration solution, IdentityConnect, a bundled hardware and software appliance that helps organizations identify, register, and track personal devices on the network.
MaxxCat has upgraded the search appliances covered by its Google Mini Replacement Program to allow users to add custom thesauruses and more easily promote results.
With nearly 8,400 school-owned and bring-your-own devices (BYOD) running at any given time, the IT team at Eanes Independent School District knows a thing or two about the value of high uptime. In fact, this Austin, TX-based district has spent the last three years tweaking its WiFi setup to the point where it currently boasts 99 percent uptime and widespread access across nine schools.
- By Bridget McCrea
BitTorrent is going head to head against cloud file synchronization services like Dropbox and Google with the launch of Sync, a new, free tool designed to synchronize files across computers securely and without storage constraints. The twist: It's not cloud-based.
What was once a futuristic technology is now giving students an immersive way to learn from the world around them.
- By Jennifer Demski