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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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Choose Your Distance Learning Technology Wisely: White Paper

While a lot of elements feed into producing a high-quality distance learning program, the one central to success is the quality of the collaboration. If you can't effortlessly connect remote students and staff to those on and off campus, everybody loses.


8 Ways Universities Make the Most of Meraki: White Paper

Cloud managed IT can help institutions keep their campuses connected and secure, while providing the power, flexibility and control to enable seamless IT management.


Securing the Mobility Powered Campus: Infographic

Previously, IT security conversations in higher education focused on the need to prevent outside cyberattacks. Now, with more students and staff on mobile devices and the Internet of Things growing exponentially, the attack vectors are just as likely to surface within the network — whether users know it or not. Here’s what Campus Technology learned when we asked IT, security and other campus experts about how they view their IT security capabilities, including security monitoring, threat awareness and detection and user training.


Secure the Mobility-Driven Campus: Your Best Defense, Is Offense!: Executive Summary

Cybersecurity challenges on campus are rapidly evolving. The increasing level of sophistication and frequency of attacks, a vanishing perimeter, a mobility-everywhere preference and the growing proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) make for a huge attack surface on campus these days. The greater transparency and openness of the typical college or university, not to mention, a social and trusting student user group, also make education a ripe target for attack.


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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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    Determined to make introductory college science courses more manageable for students, two professors at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, are developing a digital textbook based on the free, open-source learning management system Moodle. 06/22/11 Read more

  • Kaplan Takes Education to the iPad

    Kaplan University has released a native iPad app that allows students to attend class through the mobile device. 06/16/11 Read more

  • U Ottawa Tests Put High Concentration of iPads Through Paces

    A Canadian university recently performed a simulation to see how well its network would hold up under the collective congestion of 100 Apple iPads running a multitude of common, bandwidth-hungry institutional applications. 06/13/11 Read more

  • 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

  • Moving to Mobile

    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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