With Cisco Unified Workspaces, faculty and students experience the flexibility of using any device to securely access any information, any application, and any expertise—from anywhere—for efficient, productive teaching, learning and research.

The New Collaborative Workspace Environment

The powerful combination of mobile smartphones and tablets, innovative software applications delivered through the Internet, and the flexibility of cloud-based models is bringing an end to supremacy of the PC.

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Surface in Education PDF Screenshot

    Download this White Paper to learn how students and educators are using effective devices to enable the best learning experiences and student outcomes. Read More

  • Rock Valley College Saves $20,000 a Year by Consolidating Devices with Dell SonicWALL PDF screen shot

    Learn how Rock Valley College reduces administrative overhead by 30 percent through the replacement of five security devices with one NSA E8500 and enhances bandwidth for cloud services using Analyzer. 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

  • Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

    From its beginnings decades ago as a small community college, Boise State University has recently achieved status as a doctoral research university an is recognized for rising enrollment, retention, and graduation rates. Director of Learning Technology Solutions Leif Nelson shares practical experience with managing change and promoting buy-in, as well as thoughts about where innovative teaching and technology will intersect in higher education. Read More

  • MPS Helps You Focus on Students, Not Devices PDF Screenshot

    With a Xerox Managed Print Services (MPS) solution, your institution could: significantly reduce paper usage and energy costs in every department on campus, consolidate information in a single, secure repository, in sync with other devices, and cost-effectively manage student records throughout their lifecycle to comply with your institutions’ retention policies 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

  • 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

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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.

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