White Papers

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

Rethinking How Technology is Used in Education

Flash Storage is moving from specialized instances to a more mainstream medium. More organizations are moving to adopt an all-flash environment, or even adding flash to existing environments for certain data workloads. The price/performance metric continues to attract new users. Without cost as a barrier, it may be time to try all-flash to see for yourself how it can impact not just the performance of an application, but the way you fundamentally think about storage. Download this article to learn more!

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Go Beyond VDI- UCONN Realizes Benefits of Virtualized Applications

As more schools virtualize student desktops with VDI, they’re realizing the benefits that have made virtualization so popular in the first place—easier infrastructure management, reduced time and costs in managing labs, and a way to address the challenges of the proliferation of bring-your-own-devices on campus. Download this exclusive Digital Dialogue to learn how The University of Connecticut has gone a step further by adding application virtualization to the mix to reduce maintenance, better serve students and faculty and address lingering VDI issues.

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Live Streaming on Campus: 2015 Benchmark Report

Wowza Media Systems recently conducted a worldwide survey of higher-education institutions to determine the value of video streaming, and how it is being used across campuses. The results are thought provoking and exciting for the future of streaming in education.

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2015 Survey Report: Managing Apple Devices in Higher Ed

The annual report on Apple device usage and managing Mac and iPad in higher ed institutions uncovers the latest trends associated with Apple device usage in high ed, why leaders, professors and IT professionals use Apple devices for enhancing learning, and the profound data privacy and management implications of supporting iPad and Mac. Download this survey report for the latest stats on what colleges and universities of all sizes say about managing Mac and iPad usage in their institutions.

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Miami University's Winning Client Portal

A great self-service portal is (a) configured to the organization's needs, (b) modeled after industry best practices, and (c) improves service to customers. The Client Portal of Miami University of Ohio easily fulfills these requirements.

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Deploying High Density Wi-Fi

As more Wi-Fi capable devices enter the market the average number of devices in any given area of a network increases. These high-density populations can introduce more stress on the network and require specific design considerations. Download this white paper to learn how many campuses are equipping their universities to manage the high-density environments.

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How Institutions Are Meeting The Coming Bandwidth Tsunami

A massive growth in network bandwidth requirements in higher education is underway, driven by factors ranging from e-learning to research needs to rapidly growing residential networks. High-performance managed optical fiber networks are in use already by governments, commercial carriers, large enterprises, and many higher education and research institutions. As the bandwidth wave sweeps forward, how can you best position your institution’s network to serve your users? Campus Technology interviewed a panel of experts in education technology networks, asking them to share their strategies for meeting future network demand.

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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.