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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Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Get Current

09/03/14

This IDC white paper considers the end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 and explores the Windows migration options that are available to customers and the benefits associated with a modernization effort. It also evaluates the risks that customers faced if they did not move off of Windows Server 2003 prior to the conclusion of extended support.


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It's Time to Refresh Your Data Center

09/03/14

In difficult economic times, many organizations have to cut back, limiting expenditures to necessities and putting new initiatives on hold. While that saves money in the short term, over time an aging infrastructure will prevent you from capitalizing on the exciting benefits and opportunities made possible by new technologies. In this White Paper, we’ll examine how improvements in processor technology have affected the data center and how you can avoid the pitfalls sometimes uncovered in an upgrade.


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Enhance Learning with Collaborative Technologies

08/27/14

Learn how collaboration and presentation systems can foster engagement, discussion and collaboration.


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Cloud Campus: The Software-Defined College

08/26/14

Cloud on Campus: Higher Ed institutions spend $4B/year on unmanaged investments. What steps are universities taking to eliminate IT silos, deliver increased control, and empower users?




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4 Ways Video Walls Help Higher Ed Attract Students, Create Collaborative Learning Environments, and Build Communities

08/20/14

New technologies in the classroom and a trend toward technology-based models of learning are creating a dramatic transformation in the higher education sector. As traditional institutions struggle to find new ways to stay relevant, one emerging technology trend, video walls, is helping higher education institutions wow tech-savvy incoming students and prove their relevance.Learn what types of video wall applications are being implemented and how they address critical challenges for higher education institutions.


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Case Study: Creating the Library of Tomorrow

08/20/14

Yesterday’s library of card catalogs and the Dewey Decimal System is passé. Today’s learners are tech-savvy and non-conventional. They want a vibrant library environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and deeply engaged learning. They prefer interactive video chats and lively whiteboard collaboration instead of the hushed group study sessions of the past. In short, they want what a library should have been all along. If you’re wondering how to get started or what the next generation of libraries will look like, we invite you to read about how a major university partnered with the world’s leading audio/video solutions provider, AVI-SPL, to make full use of today’s cutting-edge collaborative learning technologies to build the library of the future.


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The Active Campus Playbook: Five Basic Moves for Driving Student Engagement, Learning and Retention

07/29/14

Colleges are seeking to personalize the learning experience, increase engagement and improve student success outcomes. Download this Industry Perspective to learn how when mobility initiatives, played well, can address all three goals.


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Model Behavior: Re-Training Students Not to Cheat on Exams

07/28/14

Higher education institutions may have a lot to learn from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The lessons aren’t about metal detectors in schools, affordable student dining plans or the latest in vending machine innovation. Instead, they must focus on behavior modification. Among those who need it most. This white paper will explore the methods in which behavior modification coupled with technology-enhanced proctoring can help prevent students from cheating on distance exams.