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.

University Implements Virtual Solution to Enhance Medical Program

Boston University Medical Center uses the Cisco Unified Computing System to enhance biomedical research and teaching.

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • University Implements Virtual Solution to Enhance Medical Program PDF screen shot

    Boston University Medical Center uses the Cisco Unified Computing System to enhance biomedical research and teaching. 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

  • 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

  • Teach, Learn, and Work Your Way PDF screen shot

    Unified Workspace is a strategy for delivering Cisco Smart Solutions within your educational environment, helping you empower learners, improve agility, and operate more efficiently. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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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

  • Haverford College Adopts Automated Shipping and Tracking for Campus Parcels and Mail

    The popularity of ecommerce has resulted in college and university mail centers seeing hundreds, if not thousands, of inbound and outbound packages come through their mail centers on a daily basis. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hybrid IT: Make the Most of Your investment

    The public cloud is not a panacea that solves all IT problems—or addresses all future needs. IDC research shows that leading organizations are opting for hybrid IT environments, mixing cloud and on-premises resources to maximize agility, performance and scalability. With hybrid, organizations can customize to fit their strategy and adapt to the accelerated rate of change. Read More

  • Education Services: Improve Asset Management Standardization and Savings Across Campus PDF Screenshot

    Today more than ever, educational institutions are challenged to do more with less. Many schools have turned to innovative color technologies to significantly reduce printing costs, plus enjoy the benefits of web-based print management tools that make it fast and easy for network administrators to efficiently manage devices from one central location. Download this White Paper to learn how to use efficient printing technologies to cut costs while also helping you stay in step with federal mandates and sustainability goals by lowering energy consumption, reducing waste and improving recycling. 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

  • 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

  • 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

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Leading Colorado University Deploys Expansive Wireless PDF screen shot

    CU provides reliable wireless access across the entire college campus, including in stadiums and university buses. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) PDF screen shot

    Cisco VXI delivers an end-to-end virtual workspace solution that provides the security, scalability, and flexibility of desktop virtualization together with voice and video capabilities for an uncompromised and productive user experience. 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

  • 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

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

    Virtual desktops increase student access to new learning materials. Read More

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