White Papers

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


Help Students Succeed with Anywhere Access to IT

Embracing mobility is key to supporting learning outcomes at all levels. App and desktop virtualization allow IT to streamline management and processes while providing students, faculty and staff with seamless, secure access to the apps and data they need to be successful.


When School Is Out, IT Is In

From resource allocations and automation to integrating and centralizing IT, there are many challenges for campus IT to tackle. In this whitepaper, we’ll discuss how schools, colleges, and universities are modernizing their IT tools and processes.


How Artificial Intelligence Can Troubleshoot Your Wi-Fi for You

Students demand a lot. They arrive on campus with numerous wireless devices—laptops, tablets, smartphones, even smart TVs and gaming consoles—and they fully expect to have unfettered Wi-Fi access across the entire campus. That can place a tremendous strain on IT. Nearly 60 percent of higher ed network administrators are spending at least a quarter of their time troubleshooting Wi-Fi. Download this informative white paper to learn how, thanks to self-aware networks, a great deal of those troubleshooting tasks can now be automated with artificial intelligence in the cloud.


IT For Education: Priorities, Challenges, and Automation Secrets

Campus IT is responsible for delivering secure apps and data across devices, networks, and the landscape of campuses. In recent years, higher education institutions across much of the U.S. have been faced with growing state budget cuts. However, making informed decisions and gathering insights is the name of the game in both corporate and campus IT, with data being a central part of that equation.


Ransomware Defense for Dummies

Ransomware Defense For Dummies consists of five short chapters that explore how ransomware operates and its defining characteristics, security best practices to reduce ransomware risks, a “new best-of-breed” security architecture, the Cisco Ransomware Defense solution, and important ransomware defense takeaways.


Cisco Easy Pay

Avoid technology obsolescence with flexible migration options and gain access to a widevariety of Cisco solutions across architectures using Cisco Easy Pay.


The Rise of the Secure Internet Gateway

The IT landscape has evolved. Critical infrastructure, applications, and data are moving to the cloud, leveraging either public or private cloud infrastructure. Salesforce.com, Box, G Suite, Office 365, and other software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps, whether sanctioned by IT or not, are commonplace in companies of all sizes and industries — even the most highly regulated ones. Not only does this raise questions about how to protect where sensitive data is going and how it’s being used, but it also changes how employees get their work done.


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