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BYOD and Virtualization: Top 10 Insights from Cisco IBSG Horizons Study

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

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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

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

  • 8 Steps CIOs Must Take to Transform with Artificial Intelligence

    Companies across the globe are embracing artificial intelligence (AI) within their organizations - 51% of firms have already implemented or are expanding their implementation of AI. An additional 20% plan to implement AI in the next 12 months. However, to ensure success and mitigate the risks, CIOs must take the lead and engage the lines of business on their AI initiatives, modernize IT, and drive the AI agenda. 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

  • Transforming Higher Education with Mobility Solutions: A Strategic Guide for Colleges and Universities Considering BYOD Support Models PDF screen shot

    Over the past decade, technology has radically transformed the higher education experience. Learning has moved out of the classroom, and students expect to be able to pursue their education from any location at any time. This paper presents guidelines for colleges and universities considering bring-your-own-device (BYOD) support models and presents guidelines for implementing mobility programs to modernize your IT strategy and improve the working and learning environment for students, faculty and staff. Read More

  • Viewpoints: Esports in Education for K-20

    K-12 and higher education are scrambling to keep up with student demand for the newest mode of learning: esports. Experts in K12 and Hi Ed explain why it’s happening, how to get started and how it is benefiting students of all ages. Download this Viewpoints interview from Dell and Intel® to learn key observations on why esports is gaining speed, how teachers and faculty can participate and what’s needed to launch an effective esports program. 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

  • 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

  • A Notebook for Every Student PDF Screenshot

    The Hershey Public School District launched a forward-thinking and often times, overwhelming initiative; to provide all of their high school students and faculty with notebook computers. Read this case study to learn how one innovative school district was able to strengthen student performance and student/parent relationships through their 1:1 Learning Initiative. Read More

  • Mobile Collaboration in the Public Sector: Work Your Way, on Any Device PDF screen shot

    This white paper, intended for business and IT leaders in government and education, explains how the public sector can empower a mobile workforce to collaborate from anywhere, with any device, without compromising security. 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

  • 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

  • Laying the Groundwork for AI

    IT must create a vision so compelling that people will understand exactly what future results could be, versus what they are. Download this informative GameChanger to help your university understand what the future results could be through the following helpful articles. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Next Generation Wireless Network PDF screen shot

    A next-generation wireless network provides access throughout campus for Bowdoin College. Read More

  • Tuskegee University Boosts WAN Performance and ROI with Dell SonicWALL PDF screen shot

    See how Tuskegee University used Dell SonicWALL's E-Class NSA E7500 to overcome their firewall challenges and malware and phising attacks which resulted in higher performance throughput, greater security, enhanced mobility support along with an increased ROI through consolidation. Read More

  • Viewpoints: Esports in Education for K-20

    K-12 and higher education are scrambling to keep up with student demand for the newest mode of learning: esports. Experts in K12 and Hi Ed explain why it’s happening, how to get started and how it is benefiting students of all ages. Download this Viewpoints interview from Dell and Intel® to learn key observations on why esports is gaining speed, how teachers and faculty can participate and what’s needed to launch an effective esports program. Read More

  • Take Cybersecurity to the Next Level

    A top challenge for every school today is the effective management of cybersecurity risks. Protecting intellectual property and student and faculty data has become more challenging as our networks and the amount of data on them has grown exponentially. In this Executive Insights, you’ll learn how a risk-based approach leveraging automation can provide a solid foundation to your school’s cybersecurity posture. Read More

  • A Notebook for Every Student PDF Screenshot

    The Hershey Public School District launched a forward-thinking and often times, overwhelming initiative; to provide all of their high school students and faculty with notebook computers. Read this case study to learn how one innovative school district was able to strengthen student performance and student/parent relationships through their 1:1 Learning Initiative. 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

  • Staying Ahead of the Metagame: eSports Basics for K-20

    K-12 and higher education are scrambling to keep up with student demand for the newest mode of learning: esports. Experts in K12 and Hi Ed explain why it’s happening, how to get started and how it is benefiting students of all ages. Download this overview from Dell Technologies and Intel® to learn more. 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

  • Network Considerations To Optimize Virtual Desktop Deployment PDF screen shot

    Virtual desktop infrastructure offers the promise of simplified desktop management, data protection, and cost savings through green technologies. Read More

VXI Videos

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