Campus Technology White Papers.

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


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Travel Risk Management in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities

07/21/14

The purpose of this paper is to assess the challenges of travel risk management at institutions of higher learning and offer solutions for fixing the duty of care dilemma. In gathering information for this report, PhoCusWright spoke with travel and risk professionals at 11 universities, most of them large U.S. institutions. A number of these schools had recently created new travel or risk programs, some with dedicated management positions. While many are improving and expanding their risk management efforts, in the words of one of them, “it’s a very hard slog.”


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How Software-Defined Networking will Redefine the Intelligent Campus

07/14/14

While colleges and universities have begun using 802.11ac to address networking capacity gaps, it may be time to architect a move away from a campus deployment focus altogether and embrace a new, open approach for meeting networking demands.


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Thought Leadership | The Changing Landscape of IT Delivery and Consumption in Education

07/08/14

Hear from Thought Leaders in both higher education and K-12 about their thoughts on how the cloud is altering the IT infrastructure in education, changing the way schools deliver and consume IT services. At the center of this new infrastructure is the network. No longer just "plumbing" in the infrastructure, the network is now a strategic asset. As more and more IT functions, including software and platforms, are offered as a cloud service, the network infrastructure that securely and reliably enables the consumption of these services becomes increasingly important. So how does this look in real-world environments? Campus Technology and T.H.E. Journal spoke with a panel of education technology experts to get their insight.


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Public Sector Reacts Positively to the Changes in IT Consumption

06/30/14

Download this White Paper to learn the important results from an IDC Government Insights survey indicating that government and education IT managers are both struggling to deal with the complexities introduced by the consumerization of IT, and also looking to take advantage of the increased functionality brought forth by these changes. This InfoBrief report highlights some of these new opportunities, while stressing the importance of building a flexible, high- performance network that can help organizations adapt to these changes.




Reduce Downtime with Database Replication

06/30/14

In a world where data is king, having a reliable way to back up massive amounts of critical data is crucial. In fact, reliability and data accuracy are the top must-haves in a database replication solution, according to a survey of 150 information technology decision-makers in the higher education industry. Read this Digital Dialogue to learn how to achieve reliable backup and reduced downtime.


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Case Study: Richland School District Two

06/20/14

Administrators at Richland School District Two wanted to dramatically expand a program for 1:1 computing to improve instructional quality and educational outcomes. Download this White Paper to learn how they successfully rolled out their program creating exciting lessons for students, easy-to adopt methods for teachers, as well as a reduced support burden for IT and better total cost of ownership.


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HP Desktop Mini: The Next-Generation in Business Desktop PCs

06/20/14

With the ever increasing pace of business, streamlining of workloads and workflows, shrinking technology, network file storage, and the cloud, the desktop PC is evolving. No longer does every task require a power-centric,large, expandable PC chassis with massive hard drives. Performance, simplicity, versatility, space-saving, and power efficiency are the demands of today’s business desktop PC. Yet, in the enterprise, security and manageability are still critical. With desktop virtualization just emerging, a powerful business PC is still where the majority of daily work gets done. Read this White Paper to learn how HP’s newest and smallest business desktop platform, the HP Desktop Mini, fits the bill without filling the space.


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Connecting Interactive Whiteboards

06/20/14

Interactive whiteboards significantly enhance the learning process through more advanced interaction and collaboration. Download this White Paper to learn about the technology almost 1/4 of teachers have already incorporated into their classroom.