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University Embraces Bring Your Own Device

The University of South Florida wanted to expand wireless coverage to support a growing number of personal devices and deliver highly secure anywhere, anytime wireless access.

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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.

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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

  • 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

  • Pathways to the Cloud – A Quick Guide for Higher Education

    A concise, accessible overview of the various pathways to the cloud for higher education, including: All you really need to know about SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and other four-letter words; what to move when, and how to size up each application and develop a plan. Read More

  • Case Study: Richland School District Two PDF Screenshot

    Administrators at Richland School District Two wanted to dramatically expand a program for 1:1 computing to improve instructional quality and educational outcomes. Download this White Paper to learn how they successfully rolled out their program creating exciting lessons for students, easy-to adopt methods for teachers, as well as a reduced support burden for IT and better total cost of ownership. Read More

  • HP PageWide Technology PDF Screenshot

    Business moves fast. Professional impressions are paramount. Exceptional office printing helps set the pace,pushes projects forward, makes work teams more efficient, and improves the bottom line. Download this White Paper to learn how HP PageWide Technology delivers up to twice the speed at up to half the cost per page cost compared with color laser printers. Read More

  • 7 Proven Strategies to Fuel Transformation to a Modern, Agile Campus

    Campus leaders are under pressure. Resources are scarce, and aligning them to the core mission of the institution is more important than ever before. It’s time to implement new ways of thinking, new processes, and new technologies. Find out how! Read More

  • The Challenges (and Solutions) of Digital Integration

    Over the last three years, nothing else in the EDUCAUSE annual Top IT issues ranking has grown with the same fierce pace as digital integrations. Not security, not student success, not college affordability. Download this insightful Industry Perspective to understand how IT approaches integration projects goes a long way in defining their ultimate success. Read More

  • College Chooses Virtual Desktops to Meet Instructional Needs PDF screen shot

    Virtual desktops increase student access to new learning materials. 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

  • Advancing Medical Care for Northeastern Pennsylvania Community: The Commonwealth Medical College White Paper Cover

    Download this case study to learn how the Commonwealth Medical College in Pennsylvania benefited from a flexible printing, copying, scanning, faxing and sending solution using Canon imageRUNNER/imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems and uniFLOW software. Read More

  • BYOD and Virtualization: Top 10 Insights from Cisco IBSG Horizons Study PDF screen shot

    Learn what 600 enterprise IT leaders from 18 industries had to say about the BYOD trend. 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

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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

  • 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

  • Cisco Bring Your Own Device PDF screen shot

    This paper discusses the how the BYOD trend will affect businesses, explores the challenges it creates for IT, and outlines the Cisco technologies that are part of the solution. 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

  • Saint Mary's University Accelerates the Speed of Learning with HP Networking PDF Screenshot

    In the competitive landscape of Nova Scotia’s education ecosystem, offering students and researchers access to a robust technology platform is crucial. Download this White Paper to learn how Saint Mary's University grows their network by five-fold while also reclaiming 40 IT maintenance hours per month. Read More

  • 10 Myths Demystified

    Don’t let old school cloud thinking hold your institution back from capitalizing on modern cloud solutions. Learn how to stay competitive during this era of radical transformation. Read More

  • 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

  • Looking Beyond the VR Headset

    While two-year and small four-year colleges haven’t gravitated to VR or AR as quickly as the big universities, immersive technology is still making inroads for focused learning and workforce preparation. Here’s what you need to know to be prepared. Download this paper from Dell Technologies and Intel® to learn more. Read More

  • Custom Test Report: Comparative Performance Evaluation PDF Screenshot

    Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI) was commissioned by Lexmark International Inc. to conduct an independent lab comparative lab evaluation of the performance of new Lexmark brand extra-high-yield print cartridges against that of re-manufactured brand cartridges in the Lexmark T644 monochrome printer. Download this white paper to learn how the test results compare and which cartridge can save schools time and money. Read More

  • The Artificial Intelligence Starter Guide for IT Leaders

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a transformative technology that will change the way organizations interact and will add intelligence to many products and services through new insights currently hidden in vast pools of data. In 2017 alone, venture capitalists invested more than $11.7 billion in the top 100 Artificial Intelligence startups, according to CB Insights, and the breadth of Artificial Intelligence applications continues to grow. While human-like intelligence will remain the stuff of fantasy novels and movies for the near future, most organizations can and should explore practical Artificial Intelligence projects. Read More

  • USC Marshall School of Business Supports Educational and Research Projects with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

    Nutanix Enterprise Cloud simplifies infrastructure deployments and ongoing management. By migrating from blades to the hyperconverged solution, the University was able to cut its data center footprint and power consumption at the University’s colo facility in half. The end result is the increased ability to support faculty research projects and improve student learning outcomes. Download to learn more. Read More

  • Connecting Interactive Whiteboards PDF Screenshot

    Interactive whiteboards significantly enhance the learning process through more advanced interaction and collaboration. Download this White Paper to learn about the technology almost 1/4 of teachers have already incorporated into their classroom. Read More

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