3 Steps for Optimizing Your School’s Closet-Sized Data Center
AUGUST 23, 2016
By Joel Snyder Your data center may be confined to a small space, but that doesn’t mean it can’t operate at the highest level of efficiency. Data Center Data Center Optimization Storage Virtualization
Do School Districts Need Their Own Data Centers Anymore?
Educational Technology Guy
JANUARY 7, 2015
Do school districts need their own data centers anymore? My school district has a multi-million dollar data center to support 41 buildings, 21,000 students and over 4,000 faculty and staff. Above is just two of the 10 racks in the data center.
Guided Tour of a Google Data Center - very interesting
Educational Technology Guy
JANUARY 14, 2015
Google has some very cool data centers. It''s also a great learning resource to discuss energy, environment, data, technology and security. The data center campuses are very secure, with very limited access. The video below is a guided tour of one.
How a Modular Data Center Adds Flexibility, IT Capacity to K–12 Districts
MARCH 28, 2016
By Calvin Hennick ‘Data Centers in a Box’ are making their way into the K–12 sector, allowing schools to power their IT systems without new construction.
VMware Unlocks Chromebook's Online Testing Potential with DaaS Solution
JULY 17, 2015
Classroom Data Center Networking Online Learning Virtual MachinesFrank Smith The virtualization software giant stepped in to help Pearson’s testing environment and Chromebooks to join forces.
5 Tech Trends that Could Supercharge Education in 2016
DECEMBER 28, 2015
Big Data Bring Your Own Device Business Intelligence Classroom Data Center Digital Content Internet Management Mobility Network Monitoring STEMFrank Smith The technologies of tomorrow are already making headway into education, and others are poised for mass distribution in 2016.
Districts Aren’t Cool with Overheated Networking Equipment
JANUARY 18, 2017
By Wylie Wong IT pros keep data centers humming with the latest UPS and cooling technologies. Data Center Power and Cooling
5 Steps to Enhance School Network Security
MARCH 31, 2016
Business Intelligence Data Center Hardware Networking Security SoftwareBy Steve Zurier Expert offers five tips to defend against hackers and other breaches.
Districts Shift to Manage Data Effectively
JULY 5, 2016
By Alan Joch Schools use new strategies for data management, including solid-state storage and data deduplication. Backup Data Center Deduplication Digital Storage
Virtualization Aids Disaster Recovery and Saves Money and Space
OCTOBER 7, 2016
By Tommy Peterson Other real benefits include access and uptime for the data center and network services. Backup Backup and Recovery Data Center Disaster Recovery Server Virtualization Storage Virtualization
Google Addresses the Future of Chromebooks
DECEMBER 3, 2015
Cloud Cloud apps Continuity of Operations Data Center Hardware Operating Systems SoftwareBy EdTech Staff Amid rumors of change, Google explains why ChromeOS isn't going anywhere.
Cloud-Powered SQL Gives Districts New Advantages
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Cloud Data CenterBy Adam Bertram Option offers speed, scalability and lower costs for schools.
Solid Backup Plan Best Defense Against Ransomware at Schools
MARCH 30, 2016
Antimalware Backup Data Center Digital Storage SecurityFrank Smith More districts are being attacked by malware intrusions, and some are fighting back.
Why Strategic Tech Abandonment Is Key to Moving Forward
APRIL 3, 2015
Budgeting Data Center Management Procurement By Chad A. Stevens, Ph.D. Sometimes the only way to make progress is to leave something behind.
Schools Move Toward Software-Defined Data Centers
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Data Center Server Virtualization Storage Virtualization By Steve Zurier District IT managers say this form of virtualization will save money and add efficiencies, freeing IT to focus more on applications.
Schools Face Security Risks as End of Support for SQL Server 2005 Looms
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Data Center Database Software Hardware Servers SoftwareBy Phil Goldstein, D. Frank Smith Microsoft will end security support for SQL Server 2005 in April 2016, and schools must prepare to upgrade.
3 Reasons to Start School Year Paperless with Adobe's Document Cloud
AUGUST 18, 2015
Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Cloud Storage Curriculum Data Center Digital Content Digital Storage Mobile Apps Mobile Operating Systems MobilityFrank Smith Adobe's latest update to its Document Cloud can ease the stress of entering a world of paper.
Making Technology Integral to the Construction Plan
JANUARY 7, 2016
Data Center Funding Hardware Management Power ManagementBy Heather B. Hayes Think strategically about technology when planning for new and updated school buildings.
8 Steps to Consider When Upgrading a School District Network
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Data Center Mobility Networking Power and CoolingFrank Smith Keeping one step ahead of network troubles requires a solid plan. Learn a few tips from a K–12 networking expert in EdTech's latest webinar.
Dueling Desktop Showdown: DaaS vs. VDI
APRIL 2, 2015
Data Center Desktop Software Virtual Machines By Robert Springer Learn how desktops as a service and virtual desktop infrastructure compare and where they fit best.
Adams 12 Network Upgrade Puts District in a Class of its Own
AUGUST 31, 2015
Data Center Mobility Networking Power Management Wi-Fi WirelessBy Melissa B. Tamberg Meeting Common Core objectives was just the beginning for the district’s technology improvements.
Migration Plans Ramp Up as the Release of SQL Server 2016 Nears
MAY 4, 2016
Data Center Data Center Optimization Software UpgradesBy Meg Conlan With Microsoft’s latest software just over the horizon, SQL Server 2005 holdouts need to finalize plans for phasing out the unsupported software. .
Facebook, Summit Schools Work Together to Make Classrooms More Personal
MARCH 29, 2016
Classroom Curriculum Data CenterBy Melissa Delaney Continuous improvement is at the heart of personalized learning plans for Summit Schools and Facebook's partnership.
Smashing Data Storage Records
JUNE 8, 2016
Data Center Digital Storage Storage ManagementBy Steve Zurier Researchers develop 5D glass disc storage media that can survive billions of years.
School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks
MARCH 24, 2017
Data Center IP Security Network Monitoring Security Threat PreventionBy Wylie Wong When students create cybermischief to derail online testing, these schools fight back.
Busting Myths About WAN Optimization
JANUARY 26, 2015
Data Center Network Optimization Networking Wide Area Networks By Joel Snyder Learn what performance, visibility and control can bring to networks. .
Review: Veeam Speeds Recovery While Securing Data
JANUARY 8, 2016
Backup and Recovery Data Center Digital Storage Server Virtualization SoftwareBy Logan G. Harbaugh Veeam brings backup and replication together in a single solution for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments.
Review: Cisco HyperFlex Provides Same Ease as Virtualization
OCTOBER 4, 2016
By John Breeden II Hyperconverged infrastructure brings cloudlike functionality to in-house data centers. Cloud Hardware Infrastructure as a Service Networking Software
5 Certifications Data Center Professionals Can Use to Soar
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
By Wendy McMahon Certifications help data center professionals advance their careers and fill high-need roles. Management Professional Development
Are You Ready for the End of SQL Server 2005?
JANUARY 8, 2016
Compliance Data Center ManagementBy Ryan Petersen The end of support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is coming in April.
Tips for Migrating to Microsoft SQL Server 2014
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
By Russell Smith Follow this advice to move data from an existing server to a new one. Data Center Database Software Software
School Finds 'Snapshot' Backup Solution for Virtual Machines
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Backup Data Center Database Software Disaster Recovery SoftwareBy Steve Zurier District IT departments look for tools that integrate with virtualization software. .
Fact or Fallacy: Servers Can Take the Heat
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
By Neil Bright Learn about some of the trade-offs of operating data centers in higher temperatures. Data Center Data Center Optimization
6 Reasons for Moving Networking from the Data Center to the Edge
AUGUST 12, 2015
By Michael Sheehan Organizations can better support software-defined networks and the Internet of Things by shifting functionality from the data center to the network edge.
Schools Derive Savings from Disaster Recovery as a Service
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Cloud Cloud Computing Data Center Disaster RecoveryBy Steve Zurier Districts recognize that DRaaS costs less than building and maintaining redundant facilities.
How Battery Technology is Charging Ahead
JANUARY 12, 2016
Data Center Gadgets Hardware Power ManagementBy Rutrell Yasin Solid-state batteries offer multiple improvements over lithium-ion.
How to Kill the Walking Dead Servers
AUGUST 31, 2015
By Tom Henderson Take these steps to find and destroy unwanted zombie servers in the data center. . Data Center Hardware Server Virtualization Servers