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


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 Accessible Campus eBook

From course materials and classroom technologies to enterprise systems and university websites, here is your starting point for building accessibility into every part of the student experience.


Enhancing Campus Safety Throughout the Year

It can be difficult to know where to start when developing a safety plan. This eBook provides a year-long plan for college and university campuses to prepare for events like severe weather and active shooters. It offers tips for ways to better communicate critical information, and recommendations and guidance for what kind of capabilities to look for in mass notification solutions.


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.


Audio Networking for Higher Education

Modern campuses contain many technical marvels, but too often the AV system isn’t one of them. While today’s students are accustomed to ubiquitous digital connectivity, the systems in place frequently use point-to-point analog and digital connections that tether the system to physical locations and short distances. Connecting these systems using legacy technology simply makes no sense, technical and otherwise.


Laying the Groundwork for AI

IT must create a vision so compelling that people will understand exactly what future results could be, versus what they are. Download this informative GameChanger to help your university understand what the future results could be through the following helpful articles.


ENDEAVOR: The Ultimate Engineering Playground

As industry drives the demand for design-oriented students that thrive in team settings, OSU needed to create a project-based learning environment. To achieve this, they designed an entirely undergraduate-based lab to altogether redefine what an engineering curriculum could look like. Download this informative white paper to learn how OSU tackled the challenge.


Keeping Pace with a Shift to the Cloud

Moving to cloud solutions transforms the role of IT — people and operations — in your institution to support strategic decision making. Download this informative Industry Interview to read how Michael Poole shares his thinking about how far along colleges and universities are in their cloud adoption, discusses how cloud influences IT funding and resource matters and shares advice for how to exploit the cloud to the best effect on campus.