Building A Proactive Defense Against Rising Cyber Threats

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As technology continues to advance across many industries, the frequency and severity of security threats have risen as well. Breaches can be costly, and without a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy in place, many organizations may be left vulnerable. “In this current…

How to Embrace the Next Normal: Let Edge Navigate the Way

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Zoom Video Communications A video platform for online learning collaboration, virtual office hours, and administrative meetings. (For K-12 districts using Zoom Basic licenses, you can use this form to request removal of the 40-minute meeting time limit.)

EdgeNet: Creating A Gateway to High Performance and Growth

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The Edge optical fiber high-performance network, EdgeNet, was created to give connected members an exceptional connectivity experience, pushing past what traditional Internet service providers (ISP) can offer. To meet the unique needs of Edge member organizations, this purpose-built solution was…

Making the Case for the Cloud with EdgeCloud

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For decades, IT departments have continuously combated obsolete computer hardware and applications. Generally, the replacement of these expensive tools requires capital funds, a convenience becoming more and more scarce. The funding obstacle subsequently then leads IT staff to operating the…

Stockton University’s CIO is Passionate About Technology Advancements On Campus

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Huston Joins Edge’s Board of Trustees In 2002, when Scott Huston stepped onto campus as a young freshman, Stockton University gained an integral component of their future executive team. Working hard, this forward-thinker earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees…

Princeton University: Building World-Class Computing, Networking, and Data Science Research Infrastructure

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The technological changes affecting the academic science community are happening at a rapid pace, causing the roles of advanced cyberinfrastructure and big data to evolve on a global scale. As the Senior Director of Advanced CyberInfrastructure, Office of the Vice…

New Jersey Alliance for Action’s Chris Hartman Named to Edge’s Board of Trustees

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Graduating with an Engineering degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in 2004, Christian Hartman’s plan was to dive into the world of project creation and design. While immensely enjoying the collaboration with peers and working with his fellow…

EdgeLearn: Enhancing the Instructional and Learning Experience in a Digital Era

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With an evolving suite of learner-centric technology solutions, EdgeLearn provides member institutions with the tools and platforms they need to create an engaging and dynamic student experience. This unique Edge solution offers products and services that not only help enhance…

Rutgers University: Advancing the Frontiers of Research Through Collaboration and Connectivity

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The Eastern Regional Network (ERN) is a consortium of network providers, universities, and industry partners who are dedicated to advancing data and compute intensive research. Led by a coalition of the willing, which includes Rutgers, The State University of New…

Exploring the Value of Higher Education

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Earning a college degree is a significant accomplishment in a person’s life, creating new opportunities both personally and professionally. A college education often opens doors to higher wage-earning potential and success in the workforce, as well as improved long-term financial…

NJCU: Navigating the Complex Shift to Virtual Learning

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Even before the impact of the pandemic, much of the education community was exploring ways to expand online learning and determining which technology solutions were worth the investment. While integrating information technology in education can provide many new opportunities, any…

vConference: Creating Powerful and Engaging Virtual Events

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Next January, EdgeCon 2021 will be a virtual gathering to connect leaders from Higher Education, K-12, Government, and Healthcare organizations and inspire discussions of technology breakthroughs and best practices. vConferenceOnline, a virtual event solution, will help bring EdgeCon to life…

Evaluate Your Institution’s Online Learning Readiness

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Online learning has been thrust to the forefront of the conversation in higher education, with current circumstances necessitating shifts to remote, hybrid, and other online learning models. As institutions work to make the most of the situation with resources currently…

3 Keys to Building Online Education Experiences

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Delivering online education is difficult and complex, as the conversation among experts in the field has evolved to refer to online learning itself as having traditional and nontraditional modalities. The evolving approach to online learning, in both theory and practice,…

William Collis: An E-Sports Expert With Hands-on Experience

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Finding EdgeCon 2021 Plenary Speaker William Collis playing esports in his free time is not an uncommon sight. Collis is a global phenomenon within the world of competitive gaming and has turned his passion for esports into an avenue for…

Annual Teaching With Tech Showcase: Excellence in Action Goes Digital

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Professionals from K-12, libraries, community colleges and baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree granting institutions came together to share insights and best practices at the annual Teaching with Technology Showcase on April 24, 2020.

EdgeLearn Bringing Powerful Digital Learning Experiences to the Online Campus

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Technology advancements continue to shape the education community, with the need for rapid digital transformation accelerating due to current events. With the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, many institutions had to move quickly to host all courses digitally and online.…

Southern New Hampshire University’s Wil Zemp Embraces Disrupters to Innovate the Learning Landscape

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Creating positive change and derived value through disruptive innovation has become the mantra at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). The strategic philosophical approach has eliminated potential chaos and reinvented SNHU to fit the needs of their students and surrounding workforce,…

EdgePro Helping Member Institutions Transition and Transform

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Through an ongoing commitment to meet the unique needs of the diverse communities they serve, Edge continues to further expand with professional services that help fill skill gaps in security, business process re-engineering, project management, and other critical areas. By…

Institute For Advanced Study Calls On Edge To Virtualize Their Conference During Social Distancing

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When Jeff Berliner, Chief Information Officer, Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) was confronted, like others, with a need to re-craft planned on-campus workshops and conferences as virtual events, he looked to Edge as a resource for helping to coordinate and…

Xtel Features Innovative Smart Communication Solutions

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Xtel Communications knows a thing or two about staying ahead of the curve. From the start, Xtel embraced innovation and has always focused on emerging solutions, especially in data and voice. With over 25 years of experience, Xtel has been…

Dr. David Bader Driving Global Transformation Through Data Science Solutions

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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) announced last summer that the University would establish a new Institute of Data Science, focusing on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and development in all areas of digital data. To head up this endeavor, Dr. David…

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker Developing a Stronger Innovation Economy in New Jersey

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A lifelong New Jersey resident, Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker has always had a love of learning and a curiosity for science and technology; however, he is not your typical scientist. In recent years, Assemblyman Zwicker has expanded his career in new…

VDC Catalyzing Data-Enabled Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Research

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In the research and education community, digital data continues to be a key driver of scientific discovery and innovation. The ability to access, manipulate, and share data is becoming increasingly important and many institutions are looking for ways to form…