White Papers

Welcome to our free K-12-technology-in-the-classroom white paper and case study library from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.If you have any questions or comments about our webcasts please contact Mallory Bundy via email.


Ultimate Tech Challenge: OS Migration

Gain insights from Donald Rowland, an "in the trenches" IT professional, as he shares his real-world solution for challenges he faced with Windows OS migration.

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Accelerate Migration

Accelerate Your Windows OS Migration: How will the end of Windows XP support impact your organization?

This datasheet will help you understand details about the Windows Migration Fast Forward Service offered by Dell to help you jump-start a new migration or fast-forward one already in progress. Learn how to avoid the complications that can lead to reduced productivity during the switch to modern Windows.

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Working Smarter

Working Smarter with Dell Devices

Read this case study to learn how Dell addressed systems refresh needs by considering the needs of each user group to determine role-specific devices from a list of the latest Dell workstations, cloud clients, laptops, Ultrabooks and tablets. Find out more about boosting end user productivity while reducing non-standard device configurations.

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University of Maryland University College: Empowering Faculty and Staff with Desktop Technology

To enhance IT services for faculty and staff across the United States, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) needed to replace out-of-lifecycle desktop hardware and software quickly and efficiently, and with minimal risk of downtime to staff services. Read this case study to learn how UMUC leveraged new technology and Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services to increase productivity with better app performance – driving efficiency and cost savings.

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Top Five Reasons for Migration

Top Five Reasons Why You Must Migrate Away From Windows XP Today

With the end of Windows XP support, a surprising number of organizations have yet to migrate to modern Windows. This white paper highlights some of the top reasons why now is the time to make changes to lower migration costs, assess key application testing and validation, and realize benefits of a potential investment in new PCs that can efficiently run Windows 7 or Windows 8. Read this white paper to learn how Dell can help your IT organization migrate with ease.

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Transforming Higher Education With Mobility Solutions

Over the past decade, technology has radically transformed the higher education experience. Learning has moved out of the classroom, and students expect to be able to pursue their education from any location at any time. This paper presents guidelines for colleges and universities considering bring-your-own-device (BYOD) support models and presents guidelines for implementing mobility programs to modernize your IT strategy and improve the working and learning environment for students, faculty and staff.

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Future-proof Your Mobility Strategy with Dell Enterprise Mobility Management

This paper identifies best practices that can help your organization devise a flexible and scalable approach to address a large number of variables and accommodate change while maintaining security and controlling administrative complexity. It then explores the Dell Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution and highlights how this solution can play a key role in helping meet current needs while enabling you to prepare for the future.

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