TechDecisions Guide to Cloud Monitors
Cloud monitors, also know as “zero clients,” are being sold by LG, Samsung and ViewSonic. These monitors are even more lightweight in terms of resources than “thin clients” like tablets and netbooks, let alone full-scale PCs. Zero-client cloud displays instead simply provide a rich user interface and forward key clicks and mouse clicks to super-intelligent “cloud-based” servers. Unlike the days of mainframes, the intelligence now resides in the network and its attached servers, and the displays simply tap into that intelligence.
NMSU Moves to Cloud-based Software and Saves Money
New Mexico State University recently upgraded to Softchalk Cloud and switched its Learning Management System (LMS) to Instructure Canvas. The IT department says moving to the cloud saved money and made it easier for students to use mobile devices and tablets on campus.
The Best of 3 Shows: 17 Head Turning Products
2012 has started off with many trade shows announcing many new products. TechDecisions has curated them to find products that would be great on school campuses. Here’s the best of from ISE, FETC and TCEA.