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Case Study: Utah Tech - Preparing Students Effectively For Future Careers

When Utah Tech met with local employers and learned that they desperately need graduates to fully understand the intricacies of the modern IT workplace, leaders at the university realized they needed to offer students specialized tech fluency training and support.

Changing the Communications Game in Higher Ed

Even in working order, legacy communications systems are proving problematic in higher education. The fact is, “phone systems” lack the power and scope of a modern communications platform. It’s time for communications systems to catch up.

Remote Work Demands a Modern Work Management Solution

The rise of remote work and hybrid learning has forced higher education institutions to rethink how they get work done. Legacy processes that rely on in-person interactions are no longer sufficient and schools need the right tools and processes to empower them to deliver better faculty, staff, and student experiences.

Closing the Digital Skills Gap

To better prepare students for the workforce, colleges and universities need curricula that adapt to the speed of technological innovation.

Using Tech to Champion Student Success

Although institutions are faster to adopt technology today than ever before, the driving force of adoption in recent years was survival — not student success. As universities enter a fundamentally different era of competition, the future will belong to institutions that bring strategy and intentionality to digital transformation and use it to enable better student outcomes.

30 Minutes to a More Secure Network, On Campus and Off

Between distance learning tools, cloud-based applications, and a student population that’s scattered beyond campus, proactive school cybersecurity has never been more important. But your go-to firewall, anti-virus software, and other security tools may be too outdated to deliver protection where you need it most: at the DNS layer.

Cyber Liability Insurance: What You Need to Know

Let’s face it: The cyberthreat landscape is evolving and ever-present. Since 2021, ransomware attacks have risen by 150%, with other types of attacks such as phishing and stolen credentials not far behind. Organizations can no longer afford to be reactive when it comes to their security posture – being proactive is now a necessity.

Secure Shadow IT: Protecting Your Digital Transformation

An astonishing 98% of cloud services are adopted without any IT oversight. And when your employees act as their own tech professionals to use their favorite chat, cloud storage, and other insecure apps, that’s more than just conducting shadow IT, it’s directly putting your network at risk.