White Papers

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


10 Reasons Why Multi-Material 3D Printing is Better for Your Product Design & Development

Additive manufacturing using PolyJet technology in a classroom or university setting advances the breadth of student knowledge and allows them to rethink product design and manufacturing. The Objet Connex multi-material 3D printer can combine up to 14 materials at the same time within a single consistent model, allowing students to experience a new streamlined design process, explore rapid prototyping and understand advancements in the manufacturing process. Read more to learn about the advantages of multi-material 3D printing.


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How Software-Defined Networking will Redefine the Intelligent Campus

While colleges and universities have begun using 802.11ac to address networking capacity gaps, it may be time to architect a move away from a campus deployment focus altogether and embrace a new, open approach for meeting networking demands.


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Thought Leadership | The Changing Landscape of IT Delivery and Consumption in Education

Hear from Thought Leaders in both higher education and K-12 about their thoughts on how the cloud is altering the IT infrastructure in education, changing the way schools deliver and consume IT services. At the center of this new infrastructure is the network. No longer just "plumbing" in the infrastructure, the network is now a strategic asset. As more and more IT functions, including software and platforms, are offered as a cloud service, the network infrastructure that securely and reliably enables the consumption of these services becomes increasingly important. So how does this look in real-world environments? Campus Technology and T.H.E. Journal spoke with a panel of education technology experts to get their insight.


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Public Sector Reacts Positively to the Changes in IT Consumption

Download this White Paper to learn the important results from an IDC Government Insights survey indicating that government and education IT managers are both struggling to deal with the complexities introduced by the consumerization of IT, and also looking to take advantage of the increased functionality brought forth by these changes. This InfoBrief report highlights some of these new opportunities, while stressing the importance of building a flexible, high- performance network that can help organizations adapt to these changes.




Reduce Downtime with Database Replication

In a world where data is king, having a reliable way to back up massive amounts of critical data is crucial. In fact, reliability and data accuracy are the top must-haves in a database replication solution, according to a survey of 150 information technology decision-makers in the higher education industry. Read this Digital Dialogue to learn how to achieve reliable backup and reduced downtime.


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Case Study: Richland School District Two

Administrators at Richland School District Two wanted to dramatically expand a program for 1:1 computing to improve instructional quality and educational outcomes. Download this White Paper to learn how they successfully rolled out their program creating exciting lessons for students, easy-to adopt methods for teachers, as well as a reduced support burden for IT and better total cost of ownership.


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Case Study: Kingston Leverages SSDs to Improve User Satisfaction and Boost Employee Productivity

Like many executives in today’s economy, Kingston’s IT Director had two main goals: to improve endusers’ satisfaction and to increase the productivity of his IT department. With these two goals in mind, the IT Director challenged his managers to deliver measurable results. But simply improving end users’ system performance wasn’t enough. Sanders needed to do it in a way that boosted IT staffers’ productivity as well. Read this White Paper to learn how Sanders achieved these objectives, through the decision to phase out the use of spindle drives in favor of solid state drives (SSDs).


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Lenovo is Your Partner in Common Core Readiness

As districts decide how to spend Common Core dollars, technical requirements are just the start. Download this White Paper to learn how education-built products and innovative services can help you build a reliable, responsive infrastructure that supports true integration of technology into learning and success.