Promise of $500-Million in Savings at U. of California Will Be Tricky to Achieve

The University of California is proposing to cut $500-million in costs by, among other things, expanding regional data centers like one at the system's San Diego campus.
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Joel Michaelsen has no trouble identifying money-wasting practices at the University of California at Santa Barbara. For instance, he says, some of the university's core student- and business-information systems are run on decades-old computers.


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