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.


Secure App Delivery for Today’s Mobile- Ready Campus

This white paper discusses an approach to empower full mobility and productivity for users at educational institutions. With Citrix® XenApp®, campus IT can streamline the delivery Windows applications and data securely, with a like-native experience, on any device, anywhere students, faculty and staff choose to teach, learn and work.


Five Steps for Creating a Mobile-Ready Campus to Increase Student Success

Today, educators at all levels – from primary to community colleges and universities – are facing the need to facilitate new learning outcomes made possible by aggressive IT modernization. But they are also constrained by budgets and small IT staffs, making flexibility, scalability and affordability top priorities. Download this informative white paper to learn how to develop a workable plan to embrace mobile IT and meet today's - and tomorrow's - learning needs.


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.