Cloud Computing & SaaS

Barracuda Boosts Backup Cloud Storage

Barracuda Networks is expanding cloud storage for organizations that subscribe to its local and cloud-based disaster recovery solution, known as Barracuda Backup Service.

Delaware District Leads State in Cloud Conversion

Adopting Microsoft's Live@edu has eliminated the cyberspace-ate-my-homework excuse for students at a Delaware school district, which recently conducted a yearlong test of the cloud computing service.

Illinois Cloud Supports Networked Schools

Nearly 150 Illinois K-12 districts are getting into the cloud with the help of a statewide consortium of IT professionals.

Faith Gets Help in Cloud With Student Information

After the IT director at a large private school couldn't find the student information system that worked for his school with both a virtual and brick-and-mortar campus, he went to the cloud for the answers he was looking for.

Stoneware, LanSchool Merge Systems

Stoneware, an Indianapolis firm that distributes cloud delivery services to the education market, has acquired LanSchool Technologies, integrating the two products' classroom management capabilities through the cloud.

Radiant Logic Adds User Authentication for Cloud-Based Services

Radiant Logic has launched a new suite that will allow its customers to provide users with access to programs hosted both internally on the network and in the cloud.

JBoss Application Server 7 Boosts Performance, Adds Arquillian Support

Red Hat has launched JBoss Application Server 7, a free and open source Java Enterprise Edition-based application server developed by the JBoss Community.

Citrix Acquires, Pledges Interoperability

Citrix Systems has acquired the open source cloud computing platform The acquisition adds's CloudStack product line to the Citrix cloud infrastructure portfolio, which also includes Citrix's cloud-optimized virtualization platform, XenServer.

LanSchool Acquired, Releases Free Classroom Management Console

During this week's ISTE 2011 conference in Philadelphia, LanSchool announced that it was being acquired by a non-education vendor. At the same time it said it had just upgraded its main application and that it would soon release a free new management console designed specifically for technology coordinators.

Google Beefs Up Online Storage for Apps for Education

Google is increasing the amount of storage it provides to institutions that use its free Apps for Education platform.