White Papers

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


Lippis Research Reviews the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X

In this Lippis Report Research Note, Lippis Research reviews the latest edition of the “most popular access switch on the planet” – the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X. Get a break down of the capabilities, features, and benefits of the new Catalyst 2960-X.


Be Energy Efficient—The Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series

How much energy could be saved if all 230 million Layer 2 and 3 fixed managed switch ports sold in 2012 were as energy-efficient as the new Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series Switch? Find out in this Cisco infographic.


Comprehensive Security: Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series

With a rich and comprehensive set of security features, Cisco Catalyst 2960-X and 2960-XR Series Switches can help you address networking megatrends such as bring your own device (BYOD), mobility, and IPv6 transition. Dive deep into the security features these switches provide.


Design Guide—Scaling Up to a Campus-Wide LAN

Is it time to scale your network environment to a campus wired LAN? Here’s the framework you need to set up your LAN the right way. Follow these instructions—based on common use cases and priorities—and discover how to address your organization’s requirements.




ZK Research: Transforming Your Network Architecture

Networks are more complex than ever before—and network managers are looking for new ways to simplify operations. In this ZK Research paper, see why Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture provides unprecedented levels of openness and programmability, transforms the network, and positions firms for future success.


Ask the Right Questions: CMS Buyer's Guide for Higher Education

This whitepaper will help you define the purpose and requirements of a web content management system for your website, whether you are a first-time buyer or researching a replacement.


How to Cut VDI Storage Costs and Optimize Performance with VERDE Technology

The need for costly storage solutions—and lots of it—is a significant challenge to desktop virtualization. Read this whitepaper to examine a unique and innovative approach to caching that dramatically reduces network traffic to optimize storage, boost performance and cut costs.


THE END IS HERE: Crush Your XP End-of-Life Problem TODAY.

Up to 30% of desktops still run on XP and the EOL is just months away. Do you have a plan? It's not too late to solve your XP EOL problems with fast and simple desktop virtualization solutions. Learn how VDI solutions crush XP EOL problems.