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

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Five Keys to 21st Century Learning

The latest trends in data analytics, learning infrastructure, and the drive for student success present new challenges for campus administrators and technologists. What practices and technologies should campuses implement to support 21st century learning? Campus Technology spoke with two higher education leaders to gain their insight.

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Maker Commons in the Modern Library

The best college and university libraries are hotbeds of innovation. To push the cutting edge of education and the quest for knowledge, librarians have embraced new forms of technology, creative learning spaces and anything else they can come up with to benefit their patrons. Many librarians have come to recognize the impact of having makerspaces within library walls. What is it about the library environment that makes it so conducive to the makerspace movement? This report will explore the many reasons 3D printing belongs in your library, based on the experiences of two institutions.

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UT Dallas Goes Virtual

Many colleges and universities throughout the country are looking to modernize their IT infrastructure to accommodate increasing demands for capacity and performance from their student populations. In a recent Campus Technology Webcast, sponsored by Pure Storage, John McConnell, IT manager for the School of Engineering at the University of Texas, spoke about his university’s journey from traditional storage to flash storage and their roll-out of VDI. Download this exclusive Digital Dialogue to learn how the VDI infrastructure at UT Dallas gives students access to data intensive applications both remotely and seamlessly and without any latency.

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.

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Survey Report: Managing Apple Devices in Higher Education

The annual managing Apple Devices in Higher Education survey uncovers trends associated with Apple adoption in higher education, what’s driving Apple’s evolving role, and the profound security and management implications of supporting the Apple platform.

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The Guide to Mac OS X Deployment in Higher Education

So your university is about to deploy Mac computers to your faculty and students, and you’re not sure where to start? That’s where the Apple Management Experts can help. Since 2002, JAMF Software—and our Casper Suite solution—have helped higher education institutions across the globe ensure their Apple programs are a success.

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.