Campus Technology White Papers.

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


Windows 8 BYOD

Windows 8 and BYOD, Embrace the Trend

02/01/14

From mobile phone, to tablet, to desktop, Windows 8 delivers cross-platform functionality that today's bring-your-own-device (BYOD) era calls for. To fully meet the personal and professional needs of your end users and IT staff, Dell has designed Windows 8 desktops, laptops, tablets and other devices from the ground up to deliver enhanced security, ease of management, ubiquitous data access, reduced WAN traffic, and application unification across the Windows ecosystem. Read this paper to learn more about how modern Windows may ease transition to a BYOD environment.


University of Maryland

University of Maryland University College: Empowering Faculty and Staff with Desktop Technology

02/01/14

To enhance IT services for faculty and staff across the United States, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) needed to replace out-of-lifecycle desktop hardware and software quickly and efficiently, and with minimal risk of downtime to staff services. Read this case study to learn how UMUC leveraged new technology and Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services to increase productivity with better app performance – driving efficiency and cost savings.


Accelerate Migration

Accelerate Your Windows OS Migration: How will the end of Windows XP support impact your organization?

02/01/14

This datasheet will help you understand details about the Windows Migration Fast Forward Service offered by Dell to help you jump-start a new migration or fast-forward one already in progress. Learn how to avoid the complications that can lead to reduced productivity during the switch to modern Windows.


Infographic

Upgrade Keys to a Successful OS Migration

02/01/14

April 8, 2014 marks the end of support for Windows XP, so the time is now to develop an OS migration strategy. Check out this infographic highlighting the keys to an OS upgrade and learn more about the technology and resources available.




The Total Economic Impact Of Brocade Networking Solutions At Research And Educational Institutions

01/15/14

In January 2014, Brocade commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact that research and educational institutions may realize by deploying Brocade Ethernet routing solutions in their networks. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential economic impact of Brocade Ethernet routing solutions on their organizations.


SDN Deployments for Research Networks

01/15/14

This Center for Digital Education white paper goes into depth about what SDN is, its benefits and provides several use cases that explain why it’s becoming so appealing to higher education institutions.


Bring Networks and Applications Closer—Cisco ONE

12/16/13

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.


Comprehensive Security: Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series

12/16/13

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.