White Papers

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


The Risk of Outdated Technologies

Download this informative asset to learn global trends in IT security risks and reasons why security practices and policies need to evolve to deal with threats from disruptive technologies, insider risk and compliance.


Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with App and Desktop Virtualization

Explore 10 reasons why app and desktop virtualization should be the foundation for your layered approach to information security. It will enable organizations to pursue priorities such as mobility, flexwork and consumerization while effectively managing risk.


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.


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.


When School Is Out, IT Is In

From resource allocations and automation to integrating and centralizing IT, there are many challenges for campus IT to tackle. In this whitepaper, we’ll discuss how schools, colleges, and universities are modernizing their IT tools and processes.


IT For Education: Priorities, Challenges, and Automation Secrets

Campus IT is responsible for delivering secure apps and data across devices, networks, and the landscape of campuses. In recent years, higher education institutions across much of the U.S. have been faced with growing state budget cuts. However, making informed decisions and gathering insights is the name of the game in both corporate and campus IT, with data being a central part of that equation.


How Artificial Intelligence Can Troubleshoot Your Wi-Fi for You

Students demand a lot. They arrive on campus with numerous wireless devices—laptops, tablets, smartphones, even smart TVs and gaming consoles—and they fully expect to have unfettered Wi-Fi access across the entire campus. That can place a tremendous strain on IT. Nearly 60 percent of higher ed network administrators are spending at least a quarter of their time troubleshooting Wi-Fi. Download this informative white paper to learn how, thanks to self-aware networks, a great deal of those troubleshooting tasks can now be automated with artificial intelligence in the cloud.


Cisco Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints

Hackers are creating advanced malware that can evade even the best prevention tools, like antivirus and intrusion prevention systems. These tools will never be 100 percent effective at preventing all threats. Furthermore, they provide no visibility into threats that evade initial detection. This leaves IT security teams blind to the scope of a potential compromise and unable to quickly detect and remediate malware before it causes damage.