White Papers

Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


Reliable Workstations Increase Student Productivity While Creativity

At the College of Art and Design (CoAD) in the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) having the right devices is critical. Digital design, industrial design, and interior design all require the hardest working, most flexible workstations so that students are able to realize their creative vision in the most productive environment available.


The Lenovo X1: Redefining ThinkPad and ThinkCentre

Lenovo ThinkPad® X1 and ThinkCentre® X1 set a new standard for style, substance, and simplicity in business technology.


Why Lenovo for Hyperconvergence

Nutanix + Lenovo = Hyperconverged Leaders

This white paper from IDC provides a key resource for detailing the use cases for Hyperconverged, offering an overview of the landscape and a deep-dive into the use case for Nutanix™ + Lenovo as a leader in the marketplace.


Simplify your IT Infrastructure with Hyperconvergence

Let's face it: you need to optimize efficiencies across your data center to deliver results. How can you achieve this? With hyperconvergence and the Lenovo™ Converged HX Series.


Stronger institutions Start with Smarter IT

Higher Education IT leadership must strive to stay aligned with their institution's mission while also driving innovation and supporting the evolution of data and eLearning sweeping campuses across the country.


Build Your College 3D Printing Curriculum

A number of colleges and universities are introducing STEM oriented certificate programs to tap into faculty knowledge and equipment in campus makerspaces and fabrication labs to train students for manufacturing-related jobs. In many cases, students can use certificate tracks as stand-alone credentials or as part of their degree “stacks.” In this report, Campus Technology describes two such programs that are close to launching. Both are intended to instill students with the skills and practical experience they need to hit the ground running.


Texas A&M University System Graduates to Nutanix

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies, two service units, and a comprehensive health science center, it educates more than 140,000 students. Their existing storage platform was difficult to manage and they were looking to lower hypervisor licensing costs.


Network Readiness Guide

As new educational concepts are tested and adopted, such as 1:1 learning, flipped learning, bring your own device (BYOD), and professional development, it is important to understand how the new applications required to address these trends function, the amount of additional bandwidth needed to support them, and the impact they have upon existing applications. Download this guide to learn suggestions on what questions you should ask, a process to consider, and action points around network preparedness for Common Core assessments for grades 3–11.