White Papers

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


Developing an Effective Workload Placement Strategy

Determining where to run your workloads is a top challenge for today’s IT. With so many considerations and unique requirements there is never a one-size-fits-all answer. Particularly with mission-critical or sensitive workloads, the ability to easily adapt while maintaining security, increasing performance and maximizing efficiency is key. Hybrid IT is a mix of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure. It’s workload-centric and business-first as it delivers optimal placement options for each workload. The Dell EMC PowerEdge server portfolio can help your organization deliver the best hybrid infrastructure for powering the workloads that power your business.


The Artificial Intelligence Starter Guide for IT Leaders

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a transformative technology that will change the way organizations interact and will add intelligence to many products and services through new insights currently hidden in vast pools of data. In 2017 alone, venture capitalists invested more than $11.7 billion in the top 100 Artificial Intelligence startups, according to CB Insights, and the breadth of Artificial Intelligence applications continues to grow. While human-like intelligence will remain the stuff of fantasy novels and movies for the near future, most organizations can and should explore practical Artificial Intelligence projects.


Harness Digital to Modernize Higher Education

Digital technology impacts every facet of society and influences how consumers, enterprises, and public-sector organizations interact, work, and access information - and the Education sector is no different. New and powerful digital technology is driving major changes in how students, teachers, administrators, and participants in the education arena teach, learn, and interact with each other and with their environment. In March 2018, Dell commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a study to determine how workplace technology has affected education institutions. With the digital age, students, teachers and even parents are beginning to get involved. To flourish, higher education institutions must equip their staff with the right tools and technologies to empower their staff to deliver exceptional experiences. Read this Forrester study to learn more about how to enable, evaluate, and assess digital education requirements.


The Future of Immersive Learning

Facilitating deeper learning with emerging technologies and the power of workstations.


M-Trends 2019: Trends Behind Today's Cyber Attacks

Explore the latest developments behind today’s attacker techniques, behaviors, and motivations sourced from this year’s M-Trends 2019 Report, our annual publication based on FireEye Mandiant’s frontline investigations of the most interesting and impactful cyber attacks in 2018.


USC slashes incident resolution time by 75% with FireEye endpoint security

USC fosters an open learning environment that encourages online access to technical and educational resources. Without active and effective stewardship of key data – including medical data, credit card information, research data, intellectual property, government contracts, and other types of personally identifiable information (PII) – USC could be a serious target for cyber criminals.


M-Trends 2019: Insights into Today’s Breaches and Cyber Attacks

M-Trends, the annual publication based on FireEye Mandiant frontline investigations, reports on high-interest, significant cyber attacks across multiple industries and regions.


IBM SPSS Statistics for Academic Institutions

Increase graduation rates, decrease dropout rates using IBM SPSS Statistics

There are many students attending college. But how many are graduating? And of those graduating who are excelling in their fields of study?