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.


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.


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.




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.


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.


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Industry Perspective: Crisis in Higher Education Marketing and Enrollment

College enrollment marketing at today’s non-profit institutions has hit a crisis point, thanks to slashed state education budgets and rising tuition rates. As these colleges and universities aim to meet their enrollment targets, they’re actively looking for ways to overcome their marketing challenges. Download this Industry Perspective to learn about a new strategy that suggests they borrow a page from private sector colleges and universities.


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Top 5 Reasons to Integrate 3D Printing into your Product Development Lifecycle

Today’s 3D printing technology gives designers, engineers and manufacturers the power to rapidly create functional prototypes directly from a 3D CAD file. This power enables users to gain an authentic understanding of how an intended product will look, feel and perform before its production phase - saving both time and money. In this whitepaper, learn how rapid prototyping technology has changed the thinking behind product design.