White Papers

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


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New: Creative Cloud for Education

Adobe, through GovConnection, brings together an essential and comprehensive set of integrated products and services to further collaboration and creativity in education. Adobe Creative Cloud for education gives your students, faculty, and staff access to the latest industry-leading creative software for design, web, video, and photography—all right on the desktop—plus seamless ways to share and collaborate through access to online services.


5 Best Practices: How Innovative Universities are Incorporating 3D Printing into the Classroom

Implementing 3D printing technology at a college or university is just the first step. This report offers advice for helping faculty integrate 3D printing into their courses to improve student learning.


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Retention and Student Success: Implementing strategies that make a difference

Just 39 percent of first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students earned their bachelor’s degree within four years—59 percent did so in six years—according to the National Center for Education Statistics. College and university leaders know they need a comprehensive approach to improving student success, persistence, and completion. The challenge is developing strategies that generate institution-wide support and make a measurable difference. This white paper presents six strategies, along with stories of institutions that have used them to achieve significant results.


3D Printing’s Impact in the Higher Education Market

Read this informative eBook to learn the number of ways 3D printing is changing student learning in the classroom and impacting the curriculum for institutions across the country.




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It's Time to Refresh Your Data Center

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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Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Get Current

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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Enhance Learning with Collaborative Technologies

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


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

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.