by Eric Jeffers 0 Comments

Maintaining Security and Data Privacy is one of the Biggest IT Challenges Today

Every year at the EDUCAUSE Conference the Top 10 IT Issues for the upcoming year are announced. Leading up to each conference a panel of experts ranging from IT leaders, CIO’s and faculty members present a list of the top IT trends. which are then voted on by EDUCAUSE members. The top initiatives are the most important topics and trends and will be a focus for the upcoming year. This year was...

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by Rob Bellefeuille 0 Comments

Top 5 Easy to Maintain I.T. Solutions

Who doesn’t like something that is easy to maintain? They say a cactus is easy to maintain, but I have somehow managed kill one of those in my lifetime. As an IT professional, an easy to maintain solution can be a welcome change from the crazy pace of your daily grind. Heck, some days grabbing a cup of coffee can be a challenge. There never seems to be enough time or people to go around, but...

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