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Better Together: Better Cybersecurity Built by, and for, Higher Education

Higher education has always been about transformation, even as that pace has recently accelerated. This is especially true in cybersecurity, as institutions are working to protect an uncertain new normal. The challenges of 2020 have illuminated risks—some old, some new—that continue to stand in the way of mastering whatever comes next.

Catawba College Switches Cloud Storage Vendors to Avoid Annoying Transaction Fees

With hardware aging out and their existing co-location agreement up for renewal, Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina decided to migrate their backup, archive, and disaster recovery data to the cloud. Catawba, ranked fourth among the best regional colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report, originally went with one of the leading cloud service providers. However, the college quickly became annoyed with all the extra transaction fees, and overall costs that were higher than they expected. That’s when they turned to Wasabi.

Mastering Automated Higher Education

As campuses return to fall operations, it’s time to dismantle what no longer works and reset expectations. Download this full Snapshot report to learn more about the Digital campus transformation, how IT and finance are stronger together, why specialization matters with software, how to make your travel easier, and how medium-sized campuses face down major worries.

Infoblox Provides Operational Efficiency, Visibility, and Customer Satisfaction at UC San Diego

UC San Diego was focused on securing, ensuring the integrity of and maximizing visibility into its network. It also needed to make operations more efficient and cost effective while delivering an optimal customer experience.

The Urgency of Digital Campus Transformation

Legacy operations just don’t make sense anymore. Here’s why it’s time to move on.

Why Specialization Matters with Software

While ERP systems offer amazing benefits for managing the overall back-office operation on campus, there are still reasons to choose specific applications for strategic purposes.

An Identity Framework for Higher Education Systems

Colleges and universities have an opportunity to make learning more accessible than ever—but first, they must solve a technology problem. Many campuses use outdated legacy identity systems with sprawling, open-source software. As a consequence, these institutions experience a great deal of technology debt, making a transition towards modern systems disruptive and costly. It’s time to change this approach: the results must justify the expense.

Transforming Higher Education with Mobility Solutions: A Strategic Guide for Colleges and Universities Considering BYOD Support Models

Over the past decade, technology has radically transformed the higher education experience. Learning has moved out of the classroom, and students expect to be able to pursue their education from any location at any time. This paper presents guidelines for colleges and universities considering bring-your-own-device (BYOD) support models and presents guidelines for implementing mobility programs to modernize your IT strategy and improve the working and learning environment for students, faculty and staff.