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Game On: College Esports from Home

Some sports observers are predicting that stay-at-home orders could be the catalyst for esports to go truly mainstream. According to the World Economic Forum, while “widespread economic disruption” sparked by the pandemic has rocked countries around the world, the global online game industry is “thriving.”


Protect Your Institution's Data From Operational Disruptions

Colleges and universities are among the most risk-sensitive organizations, and these institutions are increasingly turning to the cloud to meet core security and compliance requirements, and more. Follow along as we explore four steps for incorporating the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) to protect your institution’s data from operational disruptions.


Virtual Desktops and Application Delivery

In March, nearly 15 million college students found themselves back at home while institutions scrambled to create remote learning programs. The cloud capabilities realized have created a new reality for higher ed. Follow along to see how AWS EUC services can help institutions gain agility, scalability, and cost savings for the future.


Voice-Enabled Distance Learning

For years, Amazon Alexa has been vital in creating on-campus learning experiences, and now faculty members and administrators are seeing the many benefits that Alexa brings to remote learning. Discover how Alexa helps institutions improve their teaching and operations in a distance-learning environment from the administration, faculty, and student perspectives.


Transitioning Colleges and Universities to Desktop-as-a-Service

As colleges and universities provide more distance learning and remote options for their students and faculty, Desktop-as-a-Service is an increasingly attractive solution.


Getting to 100% Coverage

At this moment campus information technology organizations are hard at work. Technology teams in colleges, universities and K-12 schools are preparing their facilities for the eventual return of students, faculty and staff.


Best Practices for IT Asset Discovery

Asset discovery has been both a long-standing priority and a challenge for education IT pros. As IT management has become more centralized, the consequences of not knowing what IT assets are on your network have increased. Keeping track of the presence of dynamic IT assets on networks is a problem that is not going to go away. Given the need to know precisely what’s within your environment, where do you start?


Looking Beyond the VR Headset

While two-year and small four-year colleges haven’t gravitated to VR or AR as quickly as the big universities, immersive technology is still making inroads for focused learning and workforce preparation. Here’s what you need to know to be prepared.