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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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How Institutions Are Meeting The Coming Bandwidth Tsunami: White Paper

A massive growth in network bandwidth requirements in higher education is underway, driven by factors ranging from e-learning to research needs to rapidly growing residential networks. High-performance managed optical fiber networks are in use already by governments, commercial carriers, large enterprises, and many higher education and research institutions. As the bandwidth wave sweeps forward, how can you best position your institution’s network to serve your users? Campus Technology interviewed a panel of experts in education technology networks, asking them to share their strategies for meeting future network demand.

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10 Steps to Getting IT Learners Job Ready: White Paper

Demand for IT and computer science talent is at an all time high. Are your learners career ready? These 10 tips will accelerate your learners time to competency. This white paper illustrates effective ways to better prepare tech talent for the workplace.

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9 Facts To Get Students Excited About Earning Tech Degrees: White Paper

Undergraduates who enroll in information technology or computer science degree programs have a real advantage in today’s job market. Tell your students about these 9 reasons to study computer science, and watch them line up for your class.

Elevate Productivity and Improve Outcomes with Innovative Learning Spaces: White Paper

Requiring students to work in designated areas at designated times hampers learning. By supporting new curricular models and student needs, IT can cut costs, enhance data security and create new efficiencies across campus. With the right technology, IT can help repurpose the physical spaces in which students work to provide flexible, collaborative learning spaces that improve the student experience.

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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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  • Android Takes Top Slot Among Smart Phones

    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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    Campuses respond quickly as the higher ed mobile marketplace takes shape. 04/01/11 Read more

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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