White Papers

Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


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The Definitive Guide to Virtualization Management Software

Read this helpful ebook to discover how to reach full virtualization in your data center. Plus, get tips for researching and purchasing the tools to manage your virtual environment performance, and selecting the right vendor.


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Essential Guide to Synchronous Learning and Web Conferencing

With increasing demand for online learning coming from both distance learners and on-campus students, colleges and universities must provide a synchronous learning platform. Beyond satisfying this need, institutions are increasingly interested in providing web conferencing and real-time collaboration capabilities as well. This guide lays out critical considerations that can spell the difference between a solution that excels and one that doesn’t. Based on our long experience with academic institutions worldwide, we share the essential guide to synchronous learning, web conferencing, and real-time collaboration. Helping institutions move beyond just-for-meeting tools to a solution purpose-built for the academic environment.


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IDC: Proactive and Predictive Virtualization Management

See how Dell helped five customers accelerate problem diagnosis and root cause analysis speeds by up to 50%, increase host utilization by 10-15%, boost IT staff productivity, enhance service levels and improve capacity/resource allocation planning.


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Holistically Managing the Virtual Environment

Learn how other federal agencies are managing their virtual environment – and how to improve yours. Dell Software enlisted the help of Market Connections, Inc. to assess the virtual environment management practices of federal agencies, and explore the challenges they encounter.




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Proactive Performance Management for Enterprise Databases

The best database administrators do more than react to trouble; they prevent it. But proactive management requires the right tools to handle all that raw data. Learn the features to look for in a database-management solution. Read the White Paper.


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4 Steps to Justify an Analytics Investment

More than 80% of IT leadership consider analytics a priority for higher education’s continued success. In this guide, we have drawn on the experience of a wide range of institutions to assemble four key steps that will help justify the cost of an analytics strategy in higher education.


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Creating a Culture of Assessment on Campus

Download this whitepaper to learn how assessment is proving to be a powerful tool for helping faculty – and students – better navigate the learning process and how assessment can help you!


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Revolutionizing the Classroom with Virtual Desktops in the Cloud

Combine the concept of virtual desktops with the power of the cloud, and the combination is the revolution in desktop computing known as DaaS (desktops as a service). Download this exclusive GameChanger to learn how universities are using DaaS for increased flexibility in computing power, enhanced security, and an overall superior user experience.