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


The Changing Faces of Technology Buyers — A Look at Technology Buyers in Higher Education

Traditionally, the technology department has been in charge of IT purchasing decisions but today, technology spending has moved to many parts of the business and organizations must understand their unique motives. The digital disruption is forcing organizations to reinvent the way they conduct business, how customers interact with them, and how employees serve their customers. To meet these demands, organizations must enable their employees and equip them with right tools and technologies. Download this Download this commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Dell to learn more about the new landscape of a technology buyer and buying process in Higher Ed.


Dell EMC Solutions for Higher Education: Driving Innovation and Student Success through Digital Transformation

Higher education institutions know that they must find new ways to drive innovation if they want to succeed. These institutions are rapidly becoming a hub for transformation at a local, national and global level. Having that reach (and that responsibility) requires that IT infrastructures at higher education campuses be developed to be as future-proofed as possible to support student success, smart campus environments and breakthrough research. Download this informative asset from Dell and Intel® to learn how.


The Future of Immersive Learning

Facilitating deeper learning with emerging technologies and the power of workstations

Virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), multimedia and other technologies are transforming educational models, especially in engineering and creative disciplines such as architecture, visual effects and graphic design. This white paper highlights how university students, administrators, faculty and IT staff can use powerful workstation technologies to support progressive, deeper learning approaches that can facilitate greater student potential and success.


Cybersecurity in Higher Education: A Systemic, Sustainable Approach

Cybersecurity in higher education is a challenge of increasing complexity and dramatic consequence. The stakes are high as threat actors launch sophisticated attacks to steal information or disrupt operations. Cyber espionage is particularly prominent in higher education, which experiences threats and attacks comparable to or greater than those in commercial industry. IT departments may not be sufficiently resourced and funded to keep up with digital threats and often lack a comprehensive approach to ensuring optimal security. Learn how the Cybersecurity Framework created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology can help IT security managers plan for and realize strong network and data security to make the most effective use of their resources.


Meeting the Digital Expectations of Your School Head-On

To better understand how networks on campuses need to adapt to support new and evolving demands, Campus Technology recently queried information technology, teaching, research and other campus professionals about how they view the current state of their institution's data and communications infrastructure and how well positioned it is for supporting students who expect any time, anywhere access to everything, and fast. Download the results in this enlightening Executive Summary.


Strengthening Your Campus Infrastructure:
Where to Start

New uses for technology are surfacing in higher education —digital learning, 5G, Internet of Things, in-flight security — that push standard networks to the wall. Download this information infographic to explore what Campus Technology learned when we asked IT, security and other college and university professionals about the current state of their institution's networking infrastructure and how well positioned it is for supporting next-generation demands.


Many Paths to the Cloud

A growing number of colleges and universities are turning to the cloud to host critical business and research applications. Moving to the cloud helps higher education institutions operate with great agility, take advantage of emerging technologies, and use scalable on-demand computing power to drive cutting-edge education.