With Cisco Unified Workspaces, faculty and students experience the flexibility of using any device to securely access any information, any application, and any expertise—from anywhere—for efficient, productive teaching, learning and research.

BYOD Resources

The Cisco Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Solution supports anytime, anywhere, any-device usage, while facilitating change in IT control and management to balance the needs of both users and IT.

BYOD White Papers

  • BHSSC Enhances ROI and User Satisfaction with Dell SonicWALL Solution PDF screen shot

    Download this whitepaper to learn how Black Hills Special Services Cooperative increased efficiency and lowered TCO by deploying NSA and TZ firewalls. Read More

  • Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) PDF screen shot

    Cisco VXI delivers an end-to-end virtual workspace solution that provides the security, scalability, and flexibility of desktop virtualization together with voice and video capabilities for an uncompromised and productive user experience. Read More

  • The Challenges (and Solutions) of Digital Integration

    Over the last three years, nothing else in the EDUCAUSE annual Top IT issues ranking has grown with the same fierce pace as digital integrations. Not security, not student success, not college affordability. Download this insightful Industry Perspective to understand how IT approaches integration projects goes a long way in defining their ultimate success. Read More

  • 7 Proven Strategies to Fuel Transformation to a Modern, Agile Campus

    Campus leaders are under pressure. Resources are scarce, and aligning them to the core mission of the institution is more important than ever before. It’s time to implement new ways of thinking, new processes, and new technologies. Find out how! Read More

  • Looking Beyond the VR Headset

    While two-year and small four-year colleges haven’t gravitated to VR or AR as quickly as the big universities, immersive technology is still making inroads for focused learning and workforce preparation. Here’s what you need to know to be prepared. Download this paper from Dell Technologies and Intel® to learn more. Read More

  • Saint Mary's University Accelerates the Speed of Learning with HP Networking PDF Screenshot

    In the competitive landscape of Nova Scotia’s education ecosystem, offering students and researchers access to a robust technology platform is crucial. Download this White Paper to learn how Saint Mary's University grows their network by five-fold while also reclaiming 40 IT maintenance hours per month. Read More

  • It's Time to Refresh Your Data Center PDF Screenshot

    Take a close look at how Cisco® Unified Computing System (UCS®) with intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors is revolutionizing the way organizations store and access information. Through this White Paper, We’ll also examine how improvements in processor technology have affected the data center, how Cisco outperforms the competition, and how you can avoid the pitfalls sometimes uncovered in an upgrade. Read More

  • Take Cybersecurity to the Next Level

    A top challenge for every school today is the effective management of cybersecurity risks. Protecting intellectual property and student and faculty data has become more challenging as our networks and the amount of data on them has grown exponentially. In this Executive Insights, you’ll learn how a risk-based approach leveraging automation can provide a solid foundation to your school’s cybersecurity posture. Read More

  • Lenovo is Your Partner in Common Core Readiness PDF Screenshot

    As districts decide how to spend Common Core dollars, technical requirements are just the start. Download this White Paper to learn how education-built products and innovative services can help you build a reliable, responsive infrastructure that supports true integration of technology into learning and success. Read More

  • 10 Myths Demystified

    Don’t let old school cloud thinking hold your institution back from capitalizing on modern cloud solutions. Learn how to stay competitive during this era of radical transformation. Read More

  • Education Solutions Guide: Improving Outcomes one Student at a Time PDF Screenshot

    HP solutions for education provide total access to content,curricula and peers, while enabling true learning to create meaningful outcomes. Read More

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Collaboration Resources

From classroom learning to collaborative research to meeting with colleagues around the world, Cisco Collaboration solutions can dramatically improve productivity, foster innovation, and streamline administration.

Collaboration White Papers

  • HP Desktop Mini: The Next-Generation in Business Desktop PCs PDF Screenshot

    With the ever increasing pace of business, streamlining of workloads and workflows, shrinking technology, network file storage, and the cloud, the desktop PC is evolving. No longer does every task require a power-centric,large, expandable PC chassis with massive hard drives. Performance, simplicity, versatility, space-saving, and power efficiency are the demands of today’s business desktop PC. Yet, in the enterprise, security and manageability are still critical. With desktop virtualization just emerging, a powerful business PC is still where the majority of daily work gets done. Read this White Paper to learn how HP’s newest and smallest business desktop platform, the HP Desktop Mini, fits the bill without filling the space. Read More

  • Taking the Next Step Towards Virtualization GovConnection Data Center Case Study

    Best practices for managing growth with unified computing. Read More

  • Ross Education Gains Control of Mobile Devices with Dell SonicWALL Solutions PDF screen shot

    Download this whitepaper to learn how Ross Education gives remote users secure connectivity to data and streamlines management of multiple appliances. Read More

  • Looking Beyond the VR Headset

    While two-year and small four-year colleges haven’t gravitated to VR or AR as quickly as the big universities, immersive technology is still making inroads for focused learning and workforce preparation. Here’s what you need to know to be prepared. Download this paper from Dell Technologies and Intel® to learn more. Read More

  • Esports in HiEd: A Getting Started Checklist

    Esports is quickly making inroads across college campuses—reshaping stereotypes about gaming and providing essential workforce skills for both student players and those playing supporting roles. Colleges and universities looking to start their own program, however, are struggling with where to begin. That’s where this checklist can help—providing you with what you need to know to start and maintain a successful esports program. Read More

  • Ovum Report: Steps to Transforming the Educational Ecosystem

    There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all cloud model. In this report, Ovum details thoughts to consider and steps to take to aid in your decision on how, why and when your institution should be evaluating and moving to the cloud. Read More

  • Cisco Lecture Vision: Capture the Full Educational Experience, Not Just the Lecture PDF screen shot

    Students today no longer rely on their textbooks and imaginations alone to envision the world. The Internet now transports them to all types of interactive multimedia content, opening digital windows onto places, people, and issues. With each one of your students bringing their unique preferences and perspectives to the classroom, how can you take advantage of technology to help them learn more effectively, develop specialized skills, and provide the foundation for their success in the 21st century global economy? Read More

  • How modernizing in the cloud is an engine for growth and maintaining a competitive edge

    Increasingly, C-level executives from outside the IT realm are playing a decision-making role in this cloud strategies. Download this white paper as it discusses cloud computing, its scope, and its benefits for higher education. Read More

  • The New Collaborative Workspace Environment PDF screen shot

    The powerful combination of mobile smartphones and tablets, innovative software applications delivered through the Internet, and the flexibility of cloud-based models is bringing an end to supremacy of the PC. Read More

  • Tripp Lite Protects the Whiteriver Unified School District PDF Screenshot

    While school districts invest in technology continues to increase their level of protection for the investments must grow with it. Please read how Whiteriver Unified school district has done this, then contact GovConnection, a Tripp Lite solutions provider, to discuss how to protect your technology investments. Read More

  • Tablets in Education: Is Your Network Ready? PDF screen shot

    The influx of tablets and other unmanaged devices in schools creates a complex set of problems that require an architectural approach for resolution. Read More

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VXI Resources

The Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) Solution provides virtual desktops, voice, video, and applications within a unified environment that makes the next generation of collaborative education possible.

VXI White Papers

  • Education Services: Improve Asset Management Standardization and Savings Across Campus PDF Screenshot

    Today more than ever, educational institutions are challenged to do more with less. Many schools have turned to innovative color technologies to significantly reduce printing costs, plus enjoy the benefits of web-based print management tools that make it fast and easy for network administrators to efficiently manage devices from one central location. Download this White Paper to learn how to use efficient printing technologies to cut costs while also helping you stay in step with federal mandates and sustainability goals by lowering energy consumption, reducing waste and improving recycling. Read More

  • Creating a 21st Century Learning Environment Infographic GovConnection Infographic

    Cloud computing and wireless broadband are among the top IT priorities for K-12 and higher ed. See what else is on the IT horizon this year. Read More

  • Case Study: Seton Hall University PDF Screenshot

    Seton Hall University, a private school located in South Orange, N.J. pioneered a mobile computing program in order to build a technologically advanced environment for learning and to increase graduates' competitiveness in the workforce. When students wanted the mobility and efficiency of a tablet, yet the Windows environment provided by their laptops, administration felt helpless. Read this White Paper to understand how Seton Hall University found not only a solution to their problem, but was also able to enhance the student experience. Read More

  • Higher Education Solution Brief PDF screen shot

    Download this whitepaper to learn how Dell SonicWALL can help you secure information in higher education organizations. Read More

  • Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) PDF screen shot

    Cisco VXI delivers an end-to-end virtual workspace solution that provides the security, scalability, and flexibility of desktop virtualization together with voice and video capabilities for an uncompromised and productive user experience. Read More

  • University Embraces Bring Your Own Device PDF screen shot

    The University of South Florida wanted to expand wireless coverage to support a growing number of personal devices and deliver highly secure anywhere, anytime wireless access. Read More

  • 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. Read More

  • New: Creative Cloud for Education PDF Screenshot

    Adobe, through GovConnection, brings together an essential and comprehensive set of integrated products and services to further collaboration and creativity in education. Adobe Creative Cloud for education gives your students, faculty, and staff access to the latest industry-leading creative software for design, web, video, and photography—all right on the desktop—plus seamless ways to share and collaborate through access to online services. Read More

  • Lexmark CX310 Series Multifunction Color Laser Product PDF Screenshot

    Download this white paper to learn how the Lexmark CX310 Series multifunction product (MFP) color laser printer affordably delivers PANTONE® color matching that’s typically found only on higher-end systems. Plus, it provides fast processor, print, copy and scan speeds. Read More

  • Using Video to Drive Student Success – Full webinar recording with Odessa College

    View the full webinar recording on how Odessa College doubled graduation rates, earning the Aspen Prize Rising Star Award. Hear about their four strategies to strengthen instructor-student relationships and how video analytics helped reach struggling students. Read More

  • IBM System x3650 M4 HD: Ultimate High-Density Storage Server PDF Screenshot

    Download this White Paper to learn how to best utilize the ultimate high-density storage server, designed for data-intensive, analytics or business-critical workloads. Read More

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