Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Yale University puts Google on hold

Will SJSU also rethink Google Mail?

According to an article by David Tidmarsh of the Yale Daily News at Yale University, "Information Technology Services has decided to postpone the University’s move from the Horde Webmail service to Google Apps for Education." The article goes on to say:

Deputy Provost for Science and Technology Steven Girvin said, “There were enough concerns expressed by faculty that we felt more consultation and input from the community was necessary,” [Read More]

Dave Kearns of Network World wrote a different perspective of this when he said, "Privacy and cloud computing have recently been in the news, with stories coming out of academia (Yale University) and government oversight agencies (Canadian Privacy Commissioner). Both, in my view, got it wrong." [Read More]

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