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Network Considerations To Optimize Virtual Desktop Deployment

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

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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

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    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

  • 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

  • A New Look at Bluetooth Density for the Office PDF Screenshot

    The promise of workplace mobility, including wireless office technologies such as Bluetooth, offers ways to fast track employee productivity, customer satisfaction, and business innovation. Mobility enables new ways to work more effectively without typical barriers of the office environment. The question is, are you ready? 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pervasive Video Extends University's High-Touch Culture Pervasive Video Extends High Touch Culture screenshot

    See how CBU enhanced universitywide collaboration and interaction through pervasive video. Read More

  • HP Pagewide Technology: Breakthrough Speed, Professional Quality PDF screen shot

    Printing solutions have become complicated. With new options and technology, such as MFP or CLOUD services, it is making short and long term printing decisions much more complicated. Read this whitepaper to learn about available printing solutions that offer low acquisition costs, low energy consumption and speedy print production. Read More

  • Designed to Evolve PDF Screenshot

    RapidRun® is the most complete audio/video cabling system—built to save installation time and reduce the likelihood of return service calls due to faulty terminations. Download this white paper to learn the ingenuity behind RapidRun in its ability to carry multiple signals over a single runner cable. Because you won’t have to buy and install multiple cables, RapidRun saves you time and money when installing the infrastructure to support your projector system, interactive whiteboard, digital signage system, or audio/video system. Read More

  • University Embraces Bring Your Own Device PDF screen shot

    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. Read More

  • ENDEAVOR: The Ultimate Engineering Playground

    As industry drives the demand for design-oriented students that thrive in team settings, OSU needed to create a project-based learning environment. To achieve this, they designed an entirely undergraduate-based lab to altogether redefine what an engineering curriculum could look like. Download this informative white paper to learn how OSU tackled the challenge. Read More

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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

  • How modernizing in the cloud is an engine for growth and maintaining a competitive edge

    Increasingly, C-level executives from outside the IT realm are playing a decision-making role in this cloud strategies. Download this white paper as it discusses cloud computing, its scope, and its benefits for higher education. 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

  • Keeping Up with San Demands PDF Screenshot

    Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tennessee, has nearly 5,000 students across 4 campuses that serve a 14-county area in West Tennessee. They also offer online,evening, and accelerated courses,and dual enrollment programs for high school students who want to earn college credits. Supporting such a large number of on-campus and off-campus students, Jackson State needed to upgrade their storage area network system(SAN). They turned to the PC Connection family of companies to implement an all-new SAN to efficiently serve the entire college community. Read More

  • 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

  • Preparing for Guided Pathways – A readiness assessment for colleges and universities

    Considering a guided pathways approach? This 9-question assessment will gauge your readiness, and offers a roadmap of the necessary pre-work for a successful guided pathways adoption. Read More

  • Wi-Fi 6 in Education: The Next Generation of Wireless

    Read this whitepaper to lean how Wi-Fi 6 compatible access points will provide the higher density, throughput, and performance that education institutions will need to support learning initiatives moving forward. Read More

  • Deliver the New Education Virtual Workspace with Cisco VXI PDF screen shot

    Unlock virtual workspaces in a virtual classroom and lecture hall with video and voice. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • New Financial Options From Lenovo Extend Your IT Capabilities PDF Screenshot

    Download this white paper to gain a better understanding of the ways Lenovo Financial Services (LFS) can help ensure you find a way to complete important IT efforts. LFS can simplify project approval by providing a broad range of PC and PC+ devices that can be managed under a single agreement. 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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