Spending on IT software, equipment, and services is projected to reach $3.75 trillion worldwide this year, driven by solid growth in computer hardware and enterprise software.
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.
A Maryland school district is deploying a 802.11n wireless network in all of its schools to make streaming video and voice over IP (VoIP) easily accessible.
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.
Server consolidation, cooling technologies, and expanded use of virtualization are helping to drive down costs in K-12 IT operations, according to a new report released Monday.
Educational funding is a hot topic this year as school districts nationwide scramble to fill budget gaps. The environment puts pressure on technology administrators, CIOs, and principals who are being asked to develop and maintain state-of-the-art facilities that meet the needs of today's tech-savvy learners.
- By Bridget McCrea
Twenty-four percent of K-12 schools ban cell phones altogether, and 62 percent allow phones on school grounds but ban them in the classroom, according to the most recent national data available. But it's about time for those schools to rethink those bans, said Kevin M. Thomas, assistant professor of education at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, who spoke at the 67th ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Philadelphia this weekend.
Ericom Software has released version 2.0 of its HTML5-based remote desktop protocol (RDP) client, Ericom AccessNow.
Aerohive Networks has begun showing off a new bit of technology that's expected to help organizations--including schools--enable users with Apple devices to exploit other resources on their networks.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Aruba Networks is demonstrating a new technology that enables people to go across IP subnets with their Apple devices to find and use services as easily as they can on their personal networks.
- By Dian Schaffhauser