White Papers

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


Wi-Fi on Campus: Student Experiences vs. IT Perceptions

A recent survey finds that student and IT perceptions differ when it comes to Wi-Fi on campus. Read the report to learn the discrepancies and see how you can better meet student Wi-Fi expectations.


Case Study: Butler University

At Butler University, 1,300+ access points have enabled them to provide timely, personalized communications to students via Bluetooth Beacons and API integrations, as well as use network analytics to make informed decisions. Read this case study to learn how the abundance and reliability of wireless has become the foundation for fun, exciting campus experiences that students and the university can use to achieve success.


Wi-Fi 6 in Education: The Next Generation of Wireless

Read this whitepaper to lean how Wi-Fi 6 compatible access points will provide the higher density, throughput, and performance that education institutions will need to support learning initiatives moving forward.


The Power of Immersive Tools to Prepare Students for the Modern Workplace

Community institutions have always placed themselves on the front lines in the messy struggle of helping students prepare for the world of work. That goal is becoming a bigger challenge as the nature of work changes so dramatically. While plenty of community colleges are poised to help prepare students to join this "digital workforce," others will require investment to bring curriculum and technology up-to-date and encourage faculty to innovate their instructional practices. Campus Technology set out to understand where two-year colleges and vocational programs are positioned in their adoption of these new forms of technology. This article explores the highlights of that survey and offers guidance to two-year colleges for empowering students to learn by doing.


Hybrid IT: Make the Most of Your investment

The public cloud is not a panacea that solves all IT problems—or addresses all future needs. IDC research shows that leading organizations are opting for hybrid IT environments, mixing cloud and on-premises resources to maximize agility, performance and scalability. With hybrid, organizations can customize to fit their strategy and adapt to the accelerated rate of change.


Developing an Effective Workload Placement Strategy

Determining where to run your workloads is a top challenge for today’s IT. With so many considerations and unique requirements there is never a one-size-fits-all answer. Particularly with mission-critical or sensitive workloads, the ability to easily adapt while maintaining security, increasing performance and maximizing efficiency is key. Hybrid IT is a mix of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure. It’s workload-centric and business-first as it delivers optimal placement options for each workload. The Dell EMC PowerEdge server portfolio can help your organization deliver the best hybrid infrastructure for powering the workloads that power your business.


The Artificial Intelligence Starter Guide for IT Leaders

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a transformative technology that will change the way organizations interact and will add intelligence to many products and services through new insights currently hidden in vast pools of data. In 2017 alone, venture capitalists invested more than $11.7 billion in the top 100 Artificial Intelligence startups, according to CB Insights, and the breadth of Artificial Intelligence applications continues to grow. While human-like intelligence will remain the stuff of fantasy novels and movies for the near future, most organizations can and should explore practical Artificial Intelligence projects.


The Future of Immersive Learning

Facilitating deeper learning with emerging technologies and the power of workstations.