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Networking and emerging technologies play an important role in the day-to-day administration of higher education's information technology networks. Resources covered in this topic include advance networking and telecommunications, such as Internet2 and VoIP, as well as middleware, streaming media, network infrastructure and equipment, wireless technology, and bandwidth management. You'll also find resources on many aspects of the World Wide Web, including portals, search engines, Web administration, and content management.
In addition, public and corporate policies related to networked information and telecommunications have a direct impact on campus networks that support instruction and research. For more information about the major issues for this policy portfolio, visit the EDUCAUSE Policy networking page.
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EDUCAUSE Library Items for Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies
- Capturing Lectures: No Brainer or Sticky Wicket?
December 1, 2009
This ECAR research bulletin describes how the formerly separate domains of lecture capture technologies and the emerging options for publicly sharing lectures on Web 2.0 consumer platforms are d…
- The Gap between Hype and Reality
December 4, 2008
Presentation at the 2008 EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Symposium, December 4, 2008, in Boca Raton, Florida, by Burton Group Vice President and Research Director Anne Thomas Man…
- IT Services Sourcing Survey
November 4, 2008
This November 2008 survey is a critical component of the EDUCAUSE Center on Applied Research (ECAR) study of IT services sourcing in higher education. The historically binary decision to self-ope…
- Should We Work in the Cloud? The Pros and Cons of Software as a Service
December 6, 2007
Presentation at the Sixth Annual ECAR Symposium, December 5-7, 2007, in Boca Raton, Florida. Within the past year, SaaS-based office solutions from Adobe, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, Salesforce.com…