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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.


The State of (Virtual) Reality in College

While institutions identify numerous benefits of VR, AR, and industry-grade tools, only 32 percent have implemented these immersive technologies – and, 22 percent say that they are not planning on implementing them at all. This may be because 2-year and 4-year colleges face several challenges when attempting to put virtual and augmented reality into place, including a lack of funding, a lack of training, and/or a lack of space. Download this infographic from Dell Technologies and Intel® to learn how colleges are addressing these obstacles and incorporating AR/VR on their campuses.


eSports in HIED—Getting Started Checklist

Esports is quickly making inroads across college campuses—reshaping stereotypes about gaming and providing essential workforce skills for both student players and those playing supporting roles. Colleges and universities looking to start their own program, however, are struggling with where to begin. That’s where this checklist can help—providing you with what you need to know to start and maintain a successful esports program.


eSports as Education Game Changer

When the New York Institute of Technology took a gamer’s advice to organize esports play for its students, little did the institution expect that seed to grow into groundbreaking medical research, a potential area for development of a new minor and a recruitment lure for new students.


Why Refresh Cycles and Modern Infrastructure Management Are Critical to Business Success

Forrester collected research-based insights to show the connection between modern server infrastructure and business agility. This report explains the criticality to having the most up-to-date IT infrastructure to support the scale and complexity of a changing application landscape. Companies must embrace this imperative by refreshing server infrastructure, adopting software-defined data center principles, and modernizing their IT management processes. Those that do will propel business innovation and deliver superior customer experiences with fast, secure, reliable business technology.