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University fortifies protection with integrated threat defence

Utrecht University, in the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands, serves more than 30.000 students annually and is ranked 47 on the Academic Ranking of World Universities. With extensive experience managing endpoint security, Utrecht University’s IT Administrator Andreas Van Dijk oversees endpoint infrastructure decisions and implementation. Van Dijk is always looking to improve protection as […]


Leeds hospitals move to fully digital pathology for diagnosis

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/University of Leeds has successfully transitioned its first subspeciality pathology services to fully digital reads, instead of microscopes. This conversion represents a key step in their partnership with Leica Biosystems. The Leeds team is now reporting over 99 percent of their cases using digital pathology, only reverting to microscopes for exceptional […]


BEP teams with Oracle to advance computer science education worldwide

Oracle President of Product Development Thomas Kurian, announced on stage that Oracle Academy will join forces with Bloodhound SSC Education. A non-profit organisation established by the Bloodhound Project, to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. The collaboration connects Oracle Academy’s computer science curriculum with the technology behind the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project, which […]


Groningen University Medical Centre expands healthcare services

Challenge: UMCG’s data cabling dated back to the early 1990s and was due for replacement. After many years of faithful service, the cable’s 10 Mb bandwidth ceiling was struggling to cope. CommScope solution: SYSTIMAX® cabling was chosen for this project because of the quality and reliability of the SYSTIMAX Category 3 cabling, combined with the […]


The role of IT in education: evolving into the future

Technology advances in leaps and bounds, touching all sectors of society, and educational institutions are no exception. An avant-garde classroom today is very different from what was called state-of-the-art technology until just a few years ago. At one time, universities offered satellite classes, to bring knowledge to distant places. With the introduction of the Internet, […]


Enabling transformative change with accessible technologies

Leading up to International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities, we’re unveiling a new video series celebrating six individuals who are using accessible technologies to help transform their lives. We’re excited to start today with a video about Andrew, an eight-year-old boy with dyslexia […]


Industry influencers join CNet Technical Curriculum Advisory Board

Following quickly on the heels of the announcement that CNet Training has been approved as an Associate College of Anglia Ruskin University, and with the aim of bringing together the technical minds and vision of global industry leaders to help scope the future technical education requirements for the data centre sector, CNet Training has created […]


The first international cyber security SMART range

The launching of the Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test Range (SMART Range) was announced jointly by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, CYMOTIVE Technologies, HARMAN – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. – Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories and JVP at the Cyber Security Workshop for Future Smart Mobility in cooperation with Israel’s National […]


Cisco and University of South Wales join to develop cyber security talent

Cisco have announced its collaboration with the National Cyber Security Academy (NCSA), a joint initiative between the University of South Wales (USW) and the Welsh Government to help develop the next generation of cyber security professionals. The NCSA launched in 2016 as the first of its kind in Wales and a major UK initiative, working […]


T-Mobile Poland teaches network security

In September 2017, the second part of “T-Mobile Secure Internet Laboratory” was launched. This educational project, released with the Digital University Foundation, aims to educate primary school pupils as to how unlimited the Internet is. By participating in workshops children learn the rules of safe use of the network. The Ministry of Digitalization is the […]


What you can learn from recent cyber attacks targeting school systems

Just after the school year commenced, Steve Bradshaw, superintendent of the Columbia Falls, Montana, schools got a menacing text from a number he didn’t recognise. The cyber thug behind the message made a myriad of threats – including physical harm to district students and staff and releasing their personal information – unless a ransom was […]


Cisco works with ReDI School to teach tech to refugees

Article by: Liza Meak, Manager of Social Media Communications at Cisco Wasim Aboalola arrived in Germany nearly two years ago after he was forced to flee his home in Syria. He not only left behind his wife and young son, he also had to give up his job at a Syrian bank, where he worked […]


Siemens and German government support occupational training in Egypt

To drive employment opportunities for Egyptian youth and increase workforce localisation in line with Egypt Vision 2030, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Siemens have signed a strategic alliance agreement to support occupational training in Egypt, with total investment of more than 22 million euro. Under the milestone agreement, Siemens will […]


Some higher education CIOs expect business model change

Higher education CIOs recognise that key organisational priorities are enrolment and student success, but fail to show innovation with regard to the top technologies required to differentiate themselves and win, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. Yet, a majority of respondents (59 percent) think there will be significant business model change due to digital […]


SAP® Enterprise Support Academy integrated into SAP Learning Hub

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) now offers access to a new edition of SAP® Learning Hub to all customers of SAP Enterprise Support services and SAP Enterprise Support, cloud editions, at no additional charge. Released July 2017, SAP Learning Hub, edition for SAP Enterprise Support, integrates the SAP Enterprise Support Academy program and all its enablement […]


Museums implement digital strategies making online content more available

Museums have accelerated their adoption of digitisation both on premise and online to better attract, build and engage their audiences, according to new research by Axiell, the leading vendor globally of collections management software to archives and museums. The survey, conducted in partnership with Museums and the Web, tapped 125 decision-makers from institutions worldwide, spanning […]


Axiell expands library business with key staff and new solutions

Axiell, the leading vendor to public libraries in Europe and the market leader in Scandinavia, today announces the expansion of its operations in Germany. Jürgen Keck, formerly with OCLC, joins Axiell as Sales Director. In his role, Jürgen will be responsible for sales to public libraries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition, Axiell Arena, […]


Premiere at Drammen Library for digital-first Library Services Platform

Axiell, the leading vendor to libraries in Europe, have announced that Drammen Public Library in Norway has gone live with Axiell Quria®, the company’s new cloud-based, digital-first Library Services Platform. The platform makes daily work routines more efficient, completely revamps how staff are guided by workflows and how search is done in the catalogue and […]


Axiell Media launches audiobook app Biblio for libraries

Axiell Media today launches an audiobook app for Swedish libraries. The app is called Biblio and makes it easy for patrons with a valid library card to listen to the audiobooks from the local library. The app broadens the ability for libraries to offer a relevant and improved service for all the target groups the […]


Oxford and Delft universities support advanced edtech for women

Booking.com, one of the world’s largest travel e-commerce companies and digital technology leader, introduced new Booking.com Women in Technology Scholarships, a two-year initiative designed to support women seeking careers in technology. Working in partnership with the University of Oxford in the UK, and the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, these scholarships […]