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Microsoft Office 365 or Google Apps for Education: Which Way Do You Go?

Entire counties and states are moving away from locally hosted e-mail and document-sharing software. The big question they have to answer: Google Apps or Microsoft Office 365?

ASCI Connect Launches Cloud-Based Network Monitoring

ASCI Connect has launched a new cloud-based network monitoring and reporting service, Network Monitoring Centre, which is designed to provide visibility into network traffic from a single dashboard interface.

Collaboration Helps Districts Share the Cloud

Cloud-based software is often touted as the easiest way to collaborate online. But now, two information technology centers in Ohio are collaborating to maintain the infrastructure of the cloud itself.

IT Spending Inches Toward $4 Trillion

Worldwide IT spending grew to $3.618 trillion last year and is projected to increase by about $150 billion per year through 2014, when it will come just shy of $4 trillion.

Hall County District in Georgia Plans 10 Gbps Fiber WAN

Hall County School District in Gainesville, GA, will deploy a 10 Gbps private wide area network to connect its 41 locations.

Google Uses TV White Spaces To Provide Wireless Broadband to 10 Schools

Google is launching a new pilot that will tap unused portions of the TV spectrum to provide wireless broadband to 10 schools in South Africa. The test follows an earlier, smaller pilot in the United States back in 2010 in Ohio that involved a single hospital.

Devolutions Revs Remote Desktop Manager

Devolutions has released the latest version of its remote desktop connection and credentials management tool, Remote Desktop Manager 8.1.

Barracuda Networks Launches Integrated Product Suite for K-12

Barracuda Networks, a provider of security and storage solutions, has launched an integrated, centrally managed security and data protection product suite for K-12 schools, as well as education pricing programs and webinars.

NComputing Revs Desktop and Application Virtualization Platform

NComputing has updated its vSpace Desktop and Application Virtualization Platform with new versions of vSpace Server and vSpace Management Center and the introduction of two new support and subscription programs.

Bradford Networks Launches Open Platform for BYOD Security

Bradford Networks has introduced Network Sentry SmartEdge Platform, a new open platform designed to help security, mobile device management, and network infrastructure vendors integrate their products with Network Sentry, the company's network access control solution.

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