White Papers

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


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Unleash the Power of Video on Your Campus

As a powerful and concise medium, video is radically changing how we teach, learn and preserve academic information. Successful institutions, large and small, have discovered this and rely on a video management platform to support their academic missions, broaden reach, cater to individual student needs and maintain an attractive campus environment that keeps the university’s competitive edge.


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Why Your Classrooms Need the Internet of Things

While consumer devices are providing the “face” of Internet of Things, according to the International Data Corp., “the real opportunity remains in the enterprise and public sector markets.” Download this exclusive Digital Dialogue to learn how the Internet of Things has the potential to impact education by providing the ability to capture data from more collection points, from applications, wearables, from students, instructors, and classrooms.


Success Factors of Digitally Connected Community

Download this white paper to learn the challenges currently facing local educational entities, describe 10 exemplary local alliances that enabled connection to CalREN in California, and finish with a set of recommendations for other local entities wishing to create a successful local consortium that could duplicate this success for themselves and for their local educational ecosystems.


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Enabling BYOD for Education

The idea of bring your own device (BYOD) for connectivity has been well recognized in most networking environments. This trend has only increased in recent years as more students have turned to personal computing devices as study aides as connectivity has become easier and costs have fallen. This white paper explores the impact of BYOD on modern education network environments through education-specific cases and a deeper look at the evolving needs of wired and wireless network access on campus.




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Citrix Mobile Workspaces for Education

Today’s mobile students need mobile workspaces with on-demand, secure access to the apps, data and services they require, expanding beyond traditional methods to promote independent and exploratory learning – without compromising security or compliance.


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Infographic: Student Mobile Workspaces

94% of higher ed schools believe that students should have anytime, anywhere access to learning resources, but 55% do not have this level of access today. To find out how schools are tackling their mobility challenges, download the infographic.


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IT Professionals Weigh in on Business Continuity Infographic

IT professionals depend on software to increase resiliency while cutting capital expenses. But don’t take it from us, here is what IT professionals have to say about software and its impact on business continuity. Download this informative infographic to help with your power management needs.


IBM Smart Teaching

Smart Teaching

What do identifying consumer buying habits, preventing future crime, administering pre-emptive health care and detecting fraud have in common? All can be achieved today through the use of predictive analytics. Using data instead of gut instinct to drive decisions is the difference between knowing and guessing. Analyzing relevant data to answer these questions and basing your decisions and actions on facts is a better way to achieve success than by acting on intuition alone. Download this white paper to learn how predictive analytics are positively impacting higher education.