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

How SolarWinds Can Help With Your Distance Learning Goals

As schools began the 2020 – 2021 school year, many students and teachers had to learn how to learn and teach remotely. Through that process they learned that one of the most important aspects of this remote learning scenario is connectivity.

Architecture for Higher Education

The Cisco Secure architecture for higher education combines advanced security with modern networking, making it simple, scalable, and manageable. Whether in the cloud or on premises--or both--we'll help you build and scale the campus learning environment you need for today and tomorrow.

Building IT Infrastructure That Powers Innovation

Digital transformation is impossible without the technology infrastructure in place to support innovative tools and platforms. To realize the full promise of these technologies, colleges and universities will need to develop long-term policies and strategies around hybrid and remote learning and working. Here are 10 tips for future-proofing campus networks and realizing the full potential of IT in higher education.

The Hybrid Campus: Three major shifts for the post-COVID university

In the summer 2020, as it became clear that the COVID-19 pandemic would have a long-term impact on higher education, Deloitte's Center for Higher Education Excellence and the Strada Education Network gathered a group of leaders across the sector to discuss what's next for college and universities. This report is a result of our convenings. It examines how a hybrid approach--a mix of face-to-face and online--adopted by many higher education institutions during COVID-19 to deliver education remotely could be expanded across campus to student services and the workforce, and as a result, become a more permanent feature after the pandemic.

University of Florida Discusses Creating Secure Online Assessments

Online learning presents a unique set of challenges for authentic assessments. Trying to enforce academic integrity in this environment only adds another layer of complexity. But these challenges are not insurmountable.

Online Authentic Assessments

In this three part series, learn how to use Online Authentic Assessments, how to create them in only five steps, and how to proctor and protect their integrity.

Transform Your Organization with Data in the Cloud

Every year, data migration surpasses its previous record for growth. The industry has a compound annual growth rate of 18% worldwide, with growth nearing 20% in the United States. And with that data migration comes the need to manage data in new ways–-which brings us to data lakes, or cloud-based repositories to store raw data. In 2016, a survey from IDC reported that more than 40% of businesses had imminent plans to deploy a data lake. Another 27% had plans to deploy one in the next few years, which reflects the ever increasing ubiquity of serverless data technology.

Demystifying the DoD’s Cybersecurity Mandate

Everything Your Organization Needs to Know About CMMC Compliance