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Connected Learning: Inspiring New Connections in Higher Education: White Paper

Find out how Cisco Connected Learning provides a safe, secure 21st century wireless environment for colleges and universities, all while dramatically reducing costs and increasing administrative efficiency.

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Unleash the Power of Video on Your Campus: White Paper

As a powerful and concise medium, video is radically changing how we teach, learn and preserve academic information. Successful institutions, large and small, have discovered this and rely on a video management platform to support their academic missions, broaden reach, cater to individual student needs and maintain an attractive campus environment that keeps the university’s competitive edge.


Rethinking How Technology is Used in Education: Asset

Flash Storage is moving from specialized instances to a more mainstream medium. More organizations are moving to adopt an all-flash environment, or even adding flash to existing environments for certain data workloads. The price/performance metric continues to attract new users. Without cost as a barrier, it may be time to try all-flash to see for yourself how it can impact not just the performance of an application, but the way you fundamentally think about storage. Download this article to learn more!


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Transform Classroom Dynamics with Clickers and/or Mobile Devices: White Paper

Getting Students more involved in classroom presentations and assessing their interest is always part of an educator’s goal. Student Response Systems (SRS), also called audience response systems or more commonly “clickers,” have been around in university lecture halls in one form or another for more than two decades. Download this exclusive GameChanger to learn how these systems are revolutionizing the classroom by providing real-time feedback for teachers helping them understand what students are thinking and how well they're comprehending the material.


Empower Students for Next-Gen Connectivity and Learning: White Paper

Today’s students have grown up in a connected world. Not only do they embrace technology for digital learning, they view it as vital to their academic success. They expect fast, reliable network access everywhere they go, on every device they use. That has left the schools they attend scrambling to improve connectivity while establishing more cost-efficient pathways for learning. Converged fiber networks address these needs by replacing massive copper-based campus networks with a high-speed, energy-efficient alternative at one-third of the cost. Using passive optical network (PON) and distributed antenna system (DAS) technologies, they significantly improve network performance and connectivity. Read the IBM white paper to learn how these technologies eliminate the need for multiple campus networks by integrating them on a single network infrastructure while providing a platform for education enhancement.


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8 Tips for Wireless in the Residence Halls

With a small IT staff of five, Centenary College of Louisiana nevertheless managed to set up a wireless network in its residence halls from scratch, a network that allows for multiple devices for each student and provides 24-hour support, among other end user benefits. Scott Merritt, director of information technology for Centenary, shared his eight keys for such a successful wireless implementation. Read More

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    Worldwide sales of mobile devices grew an enormous 18.98 percent in the first quarter of 2011. That growth was dominated by smart phones, where Google's Android OS took over the lead position--beating out mobile behemoths Symbian and iOS. 05/19/11 Read more

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About GovConnection

GovConnection, Inc. is a leading provider of IT products and services to the K–12 and higher education marketplace.

Backed by years of experience and extensive vendor partnerships, our Account Managers are focused on helping you connect with the latest, most effective technology to support education.

With more than 150,000 products, a nationwide network of service partners, and teams of certified technical experts, GovConnection has the resources to help you achieve your IT goals—on time and on budget.

From digital signage in the campus cafeteria to servers in the core of your data center, GovConnection is ready to design, build, and support IT solutions that meet your every need. If you’re looking for an IT provider with the tools to accelerate learning and enhance collaboration, GovConnection is here to put technology to work for you. More Information

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