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BYOD in Education

The Cisco BYOD Solution for Education connects mobile devices simply and securely.

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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

  • Work and Learn in Comfort PDF Screenshot

    Instead of faculty and students stuck hunched over their monitor or laptops, let’s get them moving and standing more by introducing healthy computing solutions. Download this White Paper to learn how schools are creating the perfect, comfortable learning environment. 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

  • 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

  • Overcoming the Security Challenges of the Cloud Overcoming the Security Challenges of the Cloud

    Best practices for keeping your data and organization safe. 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

  • Wi-Fi on Campus: Student Experiences vs. IT Perceptions

    A recent survey finds that student and IT perceptions differ when it comes to Wi-Fi on campus. Read the report to learn the discrepancies and see how you can better meet student Wi-Fi expectations. Read More

  • Case Study: Kingston Leverages SSDs to Improve User Satisfaction and Boost Employee Productivity PDF Screenshot

    Like many executives in today’s economy, Kingston’s IT Director had two main goals: to improve endusers’ satisfaction and to increase the productivity of his IT department. With these two goals in mind, the IT Director challenged his managers to deliver measurable results. But simply improving end users’ system performance wasn’t enough. Sanders needed to do it in a way that boosted IT staffers’ productivity as well. Read this White Paper to learn how Sanders achieved these objectives, through the decision to phase out the use of spindle drives in favor of solid state drives (SSDs). Read More

  • Why Fujitsu Tablet PCs?

    As universities consider the best technology for their campus, it is critical to prove the product will have low TCO and fast ROI. With over 20 years in designing mobile devices for the most challenging environments, many universities have turned to Fujitsu to provide consistent product quality and reliability for their students and staff. 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

  • 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

  • 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

BYOD Videos

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Case Study: Butler University

    At Butler University, 1,300+ access points have enabled them to provide timely, personalized communications to students via Bluetooth Beacons and API integrations, as well as use network analytics to make informed decisions. Read this case study to learn how the abundance and reliability of wireless has become the foundation for fun, exciting campus experiences that students and the university can use to achieve success. 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

  • 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

  • Keeping Pace with a Shift to the Cloud

    Moving to cloud solutions transforms the role of IT — people and operations — in your institution to support strategic decision making. Download this informative Industry Interview to read how Michael Poole shares his thinking about how far along colleges and universities are in their cloud adoption, discusses how cloud influences IT funding and resource matters and shares advice for how to exploit the cloud to the best effect on campus. Read More

  • Symantec Backup Exec 2014 PDF Screenshot

    Download this White Paper to learn how schools are saving time and money while helping to protect and recover critical information during disasters and data losses. Read More

  • Content Filtering Solution Brief PDF screen shot

    Learn how students can safely view YouTube educational videos with the help of Dell SonicWALL Next Generation Firewalls. 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

  • 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

  • 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

Collaboration Videos

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

  • 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

  • The Future-Ready University

    From artificial intelligence to virtual reality, here are the technologies to watch both today and in the coming years to make sure your institution is prepared for the digital transformation of higher education. Read More

  • The Cost Advantage of Smart Signage PDF Screenshot

    We live in a multiscreen world. Nearly every consumer interacts on a daily basis with a TV screen at home, a smartphone screen on the move, a computing device screen in the office, and increasingly, a digital signage screen when shopping, at the doctor’s office or quick serve restaurant. Download this white paper to learn how digital signage can have a tangible impact on buying behavior. Read More

  • ScanSnap S1100: Providing Mac and PC Users the Tools to be Productive and Paperless Anywhere PDF Screenshot

    Mobility and efficiency are key to success in the workplace. Download this informative White Paper to better understand how ScanSnap is helping educators scan and share documents anywhere, anytime. Read More

  • Do Gen Z students feel prepared for the workplace? A Wakefield Research Survey on Credentials and Degrees

    Sixty-two percent of students surveyed enrolled in college to improve their job prospects but only 39 percent believe they will be very prepared for the workplace when they graduate. This Wakefield study explains more about student and employer perceptions. 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

  • Case Study: Butler University

    At Butler University, 1,300+ access points have enabled them to provide timely, personalized communications to students via Bluetooth Beacons and API integrations, as well as use network analytics to make informed decisions. Read this case study to learn how the abundance and reliability of wireless has become the foundation for fun, exciting campus experiences that students and the university can use to achieve success. Read More

  • Audio Networking for Higher Education

    Modern campuses contain many technical marvels, but too often the AV system isn’t one of them. While today’s students are accustomed to ubiquitous digital connectivity, the systems in place frequently use point-to-point analog and digital connections that tether the system to physical locations and short distances. Connecting these systems using legacy technology simply makes no sense, technical and otherwise. 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

  • Application Monitoring for On-premises, Hybrid, and Multi-cloud Environments

    Applications live everywhere within education organizations—on-premises, in the cloud (AWS®/GovCloud, Azure®, Google®, Cloud.gov), or in some combination of these. Yet, no matter where your applications live, they still need to be monitored for performance and optimization. Read More

VXI Videos

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