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Game On: College Esports from Home

Some sports observers are predicting that stay-at-home orders could be the catalyst for esports to go truly mainstream. According to the World Economic Forum, while “widespread economic disruption” sparked by the pandemic has rocked countries around the world, the global online game industry is “thriving.”


Protect Your Institution's Data From Operational Disruptions

Colleges and universities are among the most risk-sensitive organizations, and these institutions are increasingly turning to the cloud to meet core security and compliance requirements, and more. Follow along as we explore four steps for incorporating the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) to protect your institution’s data from operational disruptions.


Virtual Desktops and Application Delivery

In March, nearly 15 million college students found themselves back at home while institutions scrambled to create remote learning programs. The cloud capabilities realized have created a new reality for higher ed. Follow along to see how AWS EUC services can help institutions gain agility, scalability, and cost savings for the future.


Voice-Enabled Distance Learning

For years, Amazon Alexa has been vital in creating on-campus learning experiences, and now faculty members and administrators are seeing the many benefits that Alexa brings to remote learning. Discover how Alexa helps institutions improve their teaching and operations in a distance-learning environment from the administration, faculty, and student perspectives.


Transitioning Colleges and Universities to Desktop-as-a-Service

As colleges and universities provide more distance learning and remote options for their students and faculty, Desktop-as-a-Service is an increasingly attractive solution.


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.


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.