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The State of (Virtual) Reality in College

While institutions identify numerous benefits of VR, AR, and industry-grade tools, only 32 percent have implemented these immersive technologies – and, 22 percent say that they are not planning on implementing them at all. This may be because 2-year and 4-year colleges face several challenges when attempting to put virtual and augmented reality into place, including a lack of funding, a lack of training, and/or a lack of space. Download this infographic from Dell Technologies and Intel® to learn how colleges are addressing these obstacles and incorporating AR/VR on their campuses.


eSports in HIED—Getting Started Checklist

Esports is quickly making inroads across college campuses—reshaping stereotypes about gaming and providing essential workforce skills for both student players and those playing supporting roles. Colleges and universities looking to start their own program, however, are struggling with where to begin. That’s where this checklist can help—providing you with what you need to know to start and maintain a successful esports program.


eSports as Education Game Changer

When the New York Institute of Technology took a gamer’s advice to organize esports play for its students, little did the institution expect that seed to grow into groundbreaking medical research, a potential area for development of a new minor and a recruitment lure for new students.


Why Refresh Cycles and Modern Infrastructure Management Are Critical to Business Success

Forrester collected research-based insights to show the connection between modern server infrastructure and business agility. This report explains the criticality to having the most up-to-date IT infrastructure to support the scale and complexity of a changing application landscape. Companies must embrace this imperative by refreshing server infrastructure, adopting software-defined data center principles, and modernizing their IT management processes. Those that do will propel business innovation and deliver superior customer experiences with fast, secure, reliable business technology.


The Server Technology Vital to Deep Learning

If your organization deals with vast amounts of data of any kind, you are missing out on opportunities to create value and improve customer experience if you are not utilizing deep learning techniques.


Why Server Hardware Matters: Recent Survey Evaluates Server Adoption and Market Misperceptions

Software might run the world, but software still runs on hardware. It's a misperception that hardware has little value anymore. Every application, every workload, every data set runs on physical servers.


The Essential Guide to Security

Security threats are advancing — but is your cybersecurity plan?


The Benefits of Implementing Mass Notification In Higher Ed

Higher ed institutions often face the challenge of communicating a message to their entire population. Do to the size of a campus, the number of buildings as well as the size of the student body and staff, it can be difficult to ensure a message reaches everyone. This becomes even more complicated when there is a campus emergency.