Spring 2016

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Departments

Security

Connection Control

VMware Horizon deployment solves multiple challenges in the evolving user landscape.

Tech Trends

Ease Audit Angst

Colleges tap SAM tools to ensure licensing compliance, save money and use applications more effectively.

Product Review

Go with the Flow

Gain actionable insights from network flow analysis software that supports discovery and troubleshooting.

Tech Tips

Rich Graphics, Multiple Users

New tools help higher education users enhance graphics while keeping costs down.

Product Review

Large Enterprise Backup for Small Data Centers

College data centers score big with more efficient deduplication storage and fewer backup worries.

Tech Forward

Just Add Water

Breakthrough ink prints moving objects while taking inspiration from nature.

Best Practices

Seasonal Migration

With SQL Server 2005 at end of life, use this four-step strategy for a smooth transition.

Features

Feature

Almost the Real Deal

From neuroscience to ship navigation, virtual environments deliver real-world learning inside the classroom.

Feature

Training IT's Future

Partner programs give higher ed access to the newest technology, which in turn preps graduates for the workplace.

Feature

On the Beat

Apps, cameras and smart access control systems put security tools in the hands of students and safety officers alike.

Feature

Ground Zero

From software tools to staff training, lower your risk from zero-day threats that may lurk on your campus.

Feature

Fortifying the Cloud

From vendor contracts to new security tools, best practices let colleges take advantage of cloud services without compromising security.

Opinion

From the Editor

Leading with Strategy

IT leaders have a key role to play as colleges prepare for the future.

Contributor Column

Refocus on Retention

Under pressure to retain and graduate students, smart leaders and savvy tech companies can partner in strategic solutions.

Reading the Signs

The Ever-Changing Role of the CIO

As technologies evolve, CIOs find themselves at the center of broader business strategies.