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Through a fully managed and hosted cloud solution, Jackson School District is providing 8,500 students with better learning outcomes by enabling teachers and administrative staff to easily collaborate across their 11 locations.
Ironically, the Digital Era heralds the overturning of hundreds of years of educational methodology in favour of one that is more than two thousand years old. Educators, educational institutions, and policy makers who cannot adapt will be left choking in the dust of the Industrial Era as the rest of
Educational institutions today have lost their primary value proposition: the dissemination of information. In the Digital Era, people have unlimited personal access to information. They are also in a continuous learning frame of mind, collaboratively consuming and producing content online and via s
Optimistic emerging view sees machine-human partnership
By Dave Heyns, Group ITaaS – Education, Dimension Data The availability of cloud technologies and consumption-based ITaaS (IT-as-a-Service) allows researchers access to the very best tools at the very lowest cost to budget. It’s all about access to resources The purpose of any research pr
Cloud technology has achieved almost full penetration into the enterprise, with 95% of IT professionals responding to RightScale’s fifth annual State of the Cloud Survey  this year reporting that their organisations have cloud deployments. While 18% of respondents said they use only public clo
By Warren Small, Global Vice President Transformation & Security, Dimension Data Ironically, as the digital era removes limits on access to information, it is universities, themselves symbols of free and unlimited access to information, that may be most threatened. Precisely because
By Brendon Trezise, General Manager Strategic Consulting Group, Oakton It’s tempting to go down theoretical byways in a discussion about the future of education. We can distract ourselves with the concept of universities and colleges having to create a new model that will enable them
Employees, customers benefit from new, enabling technologies
The threat landscape facing enterprises has become increasingly complex and dangerous over the past decade. Mobile devices and applications, wireless networks, cloud computing, virtualisation, a dispersed work force, and the Internet of Things have created points of entry into enterprise networks an
Deakin University is a young, inspiring and innovative university with great ambitions. It recognised that it needed to address connectivity issues that left students with only 28 percent wireless coverage across its campuses. After engaging Dimension Data, the University now has a dependable wirele
Cloud-based learning management systems key for distance learning to bring higher education to today’s digital native students.