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Desktop Transformation Model: From Wow to How: White Paper

Citrix understands the complexities associated with the switch to virtualization, and created the Desktop Transformation Model to provide practical guidance and simplify the virtual desktop adoption process. Citrix applies its proven methodology to help IT move from a traditional, distributed physical desktop system into a centrally delivered desktop environment.

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Alabama College Creates High Tech Classroom by Installing InFocus Mondopad: White Paper

For two years, one of Birmingham-Southern College’s (BSC) 53 classrooms sat empty and unused. The mid-sized, three-tiered room, which featured a chalkboard, a small table-like podium, at least one chair missing its back and cables hanging from the ceiling that had once connected a long-gone piece of display equipment, was merely wasted space.

The State of Integration in Higher Ed Tech: White Paper

As colleges and universities increasingly adopt the cloud and shared services, IT organizations face the complex challenges of re-engineering and re-sourcing the major systems and services of their campus enterprises. That calls for application integration, which encompasses data integration. To understand how and why IT is undertaking these efforts transform its services, Campus Technology queried higher education leaders about their latest integration projects. Learn more with this informative Infographic!

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Secure App Delivery for Today’s Mobile- Ready Campus: White Paper

This white paper discusses an approach to empower full mobility and productivity for users at educational institutions. With Citrix® XenApp®, campus IT can streamline the delivery Windows applications and data securely, with a like-native experience, on any device, anywhere students, faculty and staff choose to teach, learn and work.

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Help Students Succeed with Anywhere Access to IT: White Paper

Embracing mobility is key to supporting learning outcomes at all levels. App and desktop virtualization allow IT to streamline management and processes while providing students, faculty and staff with seamless, secure access to the apps and data they need to be successful.

NetApp, Citrix and Cisco cordially invite you to be a part of the discussions as today’s technologies give birth to a powerfully flexible, anytime, anywhere environment that allows students and faculty to advance their educational experiences to the next level.
Imagine a simpler, faster, more secure way to access and share information. One that enables virtual access, leverages the latest in mobile devices, adapts to changes as fast as necessary, transforms traditional desktop computing and easily scales to handle growth.
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    The need for anytime, anywhere access is extremely prevalent today in any learning and working environment. Learn how Cisco's VXI can help you stay connected. View Now
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CiscoFor schools and higher education leaders who seek innovative approaches to transforming education, Cisco's Connected Learning portfolio of products, services, and solutions enables you to improve student outcomes, increase efficiency, enhance safety and security and expand research capabilities. The end-to-end systems approached offered by Cisco VXI delivers desktop virtualization and virtual workspaces that provide a superior desktop, voice and video user experience. Cisco VXI reduces risk and simplifies deployments through a validated and fully tested system that combines data center, network and collaboration architectures together with services, support and partner technologies.

About the Sponsors

Citrix Citrix Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of virtual computing solutions that help K-12 and higher education institutions deliver IT as an on-demand service. Founded in 1989, Citrix combines virtualization, networking, and cloud computing technologies into a full portfolio of products that enable virtual work styles for students and faculty and virtual datacenters for IT.

NetAppNetApp is committed to delivering the most efficient, cost-effective storage and data management solutions to meet educational institutions' critical infrastructure needs. Our solutions cut IT costs in half, use up to 80% less storage than competitors, and accelerate projects and programs by enabling storage administrators to deploy entire infrastructures in minutes instead of weeks—without sacrificing performance or availability. Of course, less storage means reduced power, cooling, and space costs. You can meet green initiatives while saving money. NetApp delivers reliable solutions. A 2008 IDC study proved NetApp storage systems achieve greater than 99.999% availability in field-measured uptime. In addition, disaster recovery, backup, and compliance services are all built into a single storage platform and available on demand. You can backup data in minutes and recover it in seconds. NetApp thin provisioning allows you to grow and shrink storage volumes to meet the exact needs for every department or application—without disrupting operations or wasting storage.