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  1. Secure The Campus While Providing Essential Services With Smart ID Cards

    From universities to primary schools, a revolution in technology is taking shape. The days when mundane tasks such as registration, book purchases, and meal programs required an army of administrators to manage piles of paperwork is but a digital page in today’s history e-books. Twenty-first-century innovation is bringing automation—and a chance to improve security—to the campus.

  2. MSP Easily And Profitably Fulfills Role As The IT Service Department For SMBs

    Small business owners and managers frequently find they have to be a “jack of all trades” when it comes to getting through a day at work. But some tasks are easier to figure out (or bluff your way through) than others, and unless one has a knack for information technology, keeping a computer network functioning at an optimal level definitely falls on the more difficult end of the spectrum.

  3. A Marriage Of Education & IP Video

    Decision making in education security on campus varies with the complexity of the property, number and type of sites, and, of course, the most important assets: students, faculty and staff.

  4. Impact Of Hot And Cold Aisle Containment On Data Center Temperature And Efficiency

    Both hot-air and cold-air containment can improve the predictability and efficiency of traditional data center cooling systems. While both approaches minimize the mixing of hot and cold air, there are practical differences in implementation and operation that have significant consequences on work environment conditions, PUE, and economizer mode hours.

  5. City College Of San Francisco Prints Student IDs In One-Sixth The Time

    As one of the largest community colleges in the country, City College provides a quality, affordable education option for the Bay Area. To better compete with other area colleges and universities, the college has initiated a number of upgrades to its internal IT infrastructure. In the admissions office, that meant improving the process of issuing student identification cards. Before, producing each card took a minute-and-a-half. Across 100,000 students, that time made for frustrating waits for students and exhausting days for staff during peak times.

  6. Unified Communications, Improving School Safety

    In the wake of recent, national school safety and weather events, school districts across the nation are conducting needs assessments and re-evaluating their policies, procedures, and resources related to security or natural disaster situations.  These needs assessments are bringing together teams of stakeholders focused on the same goals.

  7. End Entitlement And Create A Culture Of Accountability And Purpose

    Entitlement. It’s an insidious disease that is crippling companies, destroying our economy, and crushing potential. It’s infecting the very roots of business performance, and it’s spreading fast. It isn’t the recession, market volatility, scandal, or greed.

  8. Chippewa Valley School District Graduates To Milestone IP Video Security Management

    22 campus sites across Michigan replace outdated analog surveillance with centralized open platform for flexible access and efficient, long-term scalability.

  9. Nucleus Top 10 Predictions For 2013

    This year presented some significant shifts in the strategies of some long-dominant vendors toward cloud, social capabilities, services, integration, analytics, and partner ecosystem plays — showing that all dogs must learn new tricks or will likely lose market share and dominant positions in 2013.

  10. In-Depth With RSPA's Chairman Of The Board, Mark Olson

    The POS world is very dynamic right now, with many things undergoing dramatic change, including the products and services, as well as the business models. This raises many questions, including: How do we help create new futures worth having? How do we stay relevant in today’s marketplace? By Mark Olson, chairman of the board, RSPA