White Papers

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


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It's Time to Refresh Your Data Center

Take a close look at how Cisco® Unified Computing System (UCS®) with intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors is revolutionizing the way organizations store and access information. Through this White Paper, We’ll also examine how improvements in processor technology have affected the data center, how Cisco outperforms the competition, and how you can avoid the pitfalls sometimes uncovered in an upgrade.


Overcoming the Security Challenges of the Cloud

Overcoming the Security Challenges of the Cloud

Best practices for keeping your data and organization safe.


GovConnection Infographic

Creating a 21st Century Learning Environment Infographic

Cloud computing and wireless broadband are among the top IT priorities for K-12 and higher ed. See what else is on the IT horizon this year.


GovConnection Data Center Case Study

Taking the Next Step Towards Virtualization

Best practices for managing growth with unified computing.




2013 Outlook on Technology

2013 Outlook on Technology: BYOD Survey Results

A growing number of campuses are looking to deploy a BYOD initiative. But where do you start? Begin your BYOD journey by learning how other organizations are managing this effort.


Working Smarter

Working Smarter with Dell Devices

Read this case study to learn how Dell addressed systems refresh needs by considering the needs of each user group to determine role-specific devices from a list of the latest Dell workstations, cloud clients, laptops, Ultrabooks and tablets. Find out more about boosting end user productivity while reducing non-standard device configurations.


Top Five Reasons for Migration

Top Five Reasons Why You Must Migrate Away From Windows XP Today

With the end of Windows XP support, a surprising number of organizations have yet to migrate to modern Windows. This white paper highlights some of the top reasons why now is the time to make changes to lower migration costs, assess key application testing and validation, and realize benefits of a potential investment in new PCs that can efficiently run Windows 7 or Windows 8. Read this white paper to learn how Dell can help your IT organization migrate with ease.


Bring Networks and Applications Closer—Cisco ONE

A series of sweeping trends is placing new requirements on the tried-and-true network model—requiring network infrastructure and applications to communicate. Get the open foundation you need for today’s mobile and cloud-connected world with Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture.