White Papers

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


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Mobile Collaboration in the Public Sector: Work Your Way, on Any Device

This white paper, intended for business and IT leaders in government and education, explains how the public sector can empower a mobile workforce to collaborate from anywhere, with any device, without compromising security.


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Tablets in Education: Is Your Network Ready?

The influx of tablets and other unmanaged devices in schools creates a complex set of problems that require an architectural approach for resolution.


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Cisco Bring Your Own Device

This paper discusses the how the BYOD trend will affect businesses, explores the challenges it creates for IT, and outlines the Cisco technologies that are part of the solution.


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NetApp Solutions for Education

This datasheet describes how NetApp's smart, cost-effective storage and data management solutions allow educational institutions do more with less.




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City of Melrose Reached the Clouds

Learn how the city of Melrose benefited from the deployment of NetApp FlexPod by connecting 18 sites with a regionalized private cloud that delivers services to more than 300 municipalities.


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Best Practice Virtual Desktops

Advances in desktop virtualization technology make it possible for mobile and remote workers to access critical information and applications with improved security, manageability, and flexibility. However, successful virtual desktop configurations must be able to scale to hundreds or thousands of desktops and deliver the performance demanded by users. NetApp delivers storage solutions that enable organizations to provide mobile users with secure access to services and applications with predictable performance and costs across virtualized desktop infrastructures.


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NetApp New Equipment Donation Program Provides a Quantum Leap in Data Storage at Three Higher-Education Institutions

As new technologies emerge and evolve, so do the demands on education. Colleges and universities across the country face growing demands on their IT infrastructure and data storage resources. Acquiring new systems to meet this need is no small feat for today's cash-strapped institutions. Shrinking budgets and strained IT resources make adding to the technology infrastructure a daunting challenge.


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Planning the Unplannable: IT Management of Anytime-Anywhere Learning — Thought Leadership Full Report

Learning and instruction are changing in higher education, owing largely to the proliferation of consumer technologies on today's campuses. A growing number of institutions are moving away from the traditional instructor-focused teaching model to a new student-centric approach that favors a more personalized, collaborative, anytime-anywhere—from any device—learning experience. As these colleges and universities move forward, what technologies and policies should they have in place to support their academic needs?