White Papers

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


Citrix Solutions for Education

The rapid evolution of technology is changing the way we learn, work and educate. Schools at all levels can prepare students for success with instruction based on their individual needs, and empower instructors, researchers and administrators to do their best work. Citrix transforms education with secure anywhere, any device access to instructional, research and administrative resources to help mobilize every member of the community to become more productive and inspired.


Delivering Secure Apps and Data Across Devices, Networks and Campuses

This white paper examines how Citrix® XenApp® can dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple, flexible remote access that enhances learning and business continuity.


Haverford College Adopts Automated Shipping and Tracking for Campus Parcels and Mail

The popularity of ecommerce has resulted in college and university mail centers seeing hundreds, if not thousands, of inbound and outbound packages come through their mail centers on a daily basis.


The Economics of Software-Defined Storage

This IDC white paper examines the economics of deploying Red Hat® Gluster Storage and Red Hat Ceph Storage. Red Hat is ushering in a new era of software-defined storage solutions. Such solutions leverage commodity x86-based hardware from server vendors and a distributed shared nothing architecture that allows businesses to build out a service-based storage infrastructure in an economically feasible manner. Read the entire paper to learn more.


OpenStack Storage for Dummies

OpenStack Storage for Dummies outlines OpenStack and Ceph basics, configuration best practices for OpenStack and Ceph together, and why Red Hat Ceph Storage is great for your enterprise. OpenStack is scale‐out technology that needs scale‐out storage to succeed. Red Hat Ceph Storage is a software‐defined storage solution that provides this scale‐out capability with an extensible architecture that integrates more tightly with OpenStack than traditional storage solutions.


Experience the Exceptional

The HP Elite family offers best in-class design, security, and collaboration, built from the ground up to inspire creativity and ignite productivity in the future business professionals. From the world’s thinnest and lightest business-class notebook1 to the world’s first built-for-business HP ELITE PCs 3-in-1 device,2 every member of the HP Elite family packs powerful performance and unique innovations into beautiful, revolutionary designs that you’ll be proud to carry. They are durable, reliable, and ready for everyday life. Welcome to the HP Elite family!


Apple Native Security for Higher Education Institutions

Higher education information security is a never-ending battle against constantly evolving threats. Attackers are increasingly sophisticated and their attack vectors are always changing. The threat landscape is expanding, with new devices joining higher education institution networks every day. One solution to this security challenge is to embrace the Apple platform and take advantage of the native Apple security frameworks. For universities and colleges around the world, this allows for good device security without compromising on user experience.


Protecting Higher Education from Costly Data Breaches

With large quantities of student and faculty information on hand, complicated information systems and distributed environments spread across departments, higher education institutions are subject to breaches in the same fashion and with the same magnitude as large corporations.