Articles: Infrastructure

New Interoperability Standards Report

CIO's have a need for interoperability standards that allow them to assemble multiple, cloud-based tools and services into one.

First Statewide Cloud Consortium Pools Resources, Saves Money

Over 150 school districts in Illinois have teamed up to share software and technology through a one-of-its-kind nonprofit cloud-computing consortium.

How Much Computing Power Do You Need?

A Web-based computing environment means fewer hardware purchases and a tremendous cost savings.

Technology Transformation Sweeps Oklahoma

Transparency, student data and modernization were the goals of Oklahoma State Education Superintendent Janet Barresi when she took office.

Consider Technology Solutions Already in Place

Administrators shouldm't only look outside their districts for something new when researching possible products or technology to purchase; solutions can sometimes be found in unexpected places.

Funds for Learning Petition to FCC Succeeds

The USAC announced to the FCC that it has identified additional monies to fund FY 2010 E-rate Priority 2 requests at the 80 percent discount level.

States on Track to Have Top-Notch Data Systems

Departments of education at the state level with high-quality longitudinal data systems in place have doubled within the last year.

The New Approach to Reeling in Tech Funding

A grants expert explains how school tech leaders must secure their funding not just from one big federal fund, but from various avenues.

Is Your District Protected from Botnets?

Botnets infiltrate computers and take advantage of the affected computers’ Web browser vulnerabilities while spreading spam and viruses.

New Consortium Hopes to Capitalize on the Cloud

A new nonprofit organization plans to develop a set of best practices for the development of K12 content, tools and assessments hosted in the cloud.

Forget About IT as You Know It Today

New white paper from CoSN explains how K12 IT departments have evolved and where they will be a decade from now.

TCO and Technology Standardization

The Round Rock (Texas) Independent School District credits a business-inspired, total-cost-of-ownership, technology-standardization program with their ability to keep pace with student needs.

Making Your Schools Future-Proof

Administrators plan ahead by implementing flexible technology now to prevent major overhauls later.

New Products

The latest in hardware, software, books and materials, facilities and the Internet.

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