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The Silent Transformation: Evolution and Impact of Digital Communication Skills Development in Post-Secondary Education: White Paper

Adobe software in higher education is creating a “silent transformation”, where students, faculty and staff are developing digital communication skills previously only available to disciplines in visual art, videography and web design.

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Next-Generation Security for Higher Education Institutions: White Paper

Higher education institutions must balance academic openness with protecting the personal information and intellectual property of staff and students. It’s another balancing act to maintain continuous, high- bandwidth access to resources while blocking threats and intrusions that could damage the institution’s reputation. Download this informative white paper to learn how higher education institutions are preventing cyberthreats across cloud, network and endpoint devices at network speeds, as well as keeping sensitive data safe by administering granular security policies based on users, applications and content.


Security in Higher Education: A Model for the Modern Institution: White Paper

Institutions of higher learning are responsible for providing a secure environment for their students, faculty and administrators to work and study. To protect personal information, intellectual property and other sensitive data from breach, universities must find a way to secure applications and data across an increasingly complex array of devices, applications, network connections and usage scenarios. At the same time, the institution must meet the demands of users for a simple, high-quality experience on any device they choose to use, including personal laptops, smartphones and tablets, wherever they work. The cost of failure can be high, from reputational damage, to regulatory fines, to the loss or compromise of valuable research. Layering point solutions onto an aging infrastructure only adds complexity without building strategically robust security. As the threat of malware, hacking and other attacks continues to rise, the need for a more comprehensive and effective approach is becoming urgent.


Best Security Practices: White Paper

This white paper explores best practices to address key user productivity and security challenges, and how tightly integrated Citrix solutions allow institutions to leverage the full benefits of mobility across campuses while managing risk.


Ransomware: Four Ways to Protect Data Now: White Paper

Hackers are targeting organizations of all kinds with malware designed to encrypt crucial data—and hold it hostage until payment is made. This white paper presents four ways organizations can reduce their exposure to the ransomware threat, and recover encrypted data more quickly and effectively.


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