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.


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Top 10 Considerations For Moving to the Cloud

There is a recent and exciting movement to cloud-based infrastructures in K–12 education—and for good reason. Cloud computing enables access to applications, data, information, content and curriculum from anywhere an Internet connection is available. It helps improve secure data management and meets the needs of rapidly changing content and software applications.

Perhaps best of all, cloud computing helps districts maximize every dollar by creating IT efficiencies, scalability, and compatibility with multiple hardware platforms. By hosting applications, content, and data on a small number of servers—“in the cloud”—district employees, students, and parents have access to the information they need to be successful.

File Type: .pdf  File Size: 497 KB  Duration: 4 Pages

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Strategy Guide to Converged Infrastructure in K-12 Education

The pressure to achive in K-12 education has never been greater. Students are expected to learn more, teachers and administrators are expected to do more, and all of this has to be measured more, even while budgets are cut. This strategy guide explains how you can upgrade technology, standardize equipment and improve IT practices in your schol district. This whitepaper is a rich media document, and includes IDC Analyst reasearch, multimedia content, solutions brief, valuable reference articles and up to 3 customer case stidies, all embedded in a single document.

File Type: .pdf  File Size: 459 KB  Duration: 7 Pages

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Mikooka Community Consolidated School District #201

This whitepaper provides an overview of how Minooka Community Consolidated School District has deployed HP thin clients on the desktop to deliver reliability in the classroom, while providing more efficient centralized management of application software, via remote management. Business benefits highlighted include improved access, availability for more users and hardware cost savings. Download this case study to learn more.

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K-12 and the Cloud: A Catalyst for Transformational Change

You’ve seen the benefits that technology brings to education, not only for teaching and learning but also for management and administration. Yet given today’s troubled economy, chances are you’re also concerned about the cost. As applications proliferate, how will you keep up with the constant need to replace or upgrade software, servers and high-performance desktops and notebooks?

Maybe it’s time to consider moving some or all of your district’s computing to the cloud. Cloud computing offers an easy and cost-effective way to realize all the benefits that technology in education brings to K-12 classrooms while deriving the greatest value from your district’s IT budget.

File Type: .pdf  File Size: 416 KB  Duration: 12 Pages

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Getting Schooled on Next-Generation Mobility

This whitepaper discusses how K-12 districts can unleash the freedon that Wi-Fi affords them in learning and administration, by embracing sophisticated WLANS. It provides an overview of wireless learning, the HP Advantage, protecting students/data, easing and unifying management and how to lower TCO.

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HP Networking Technologies Help Gilbert Public Schools Connect to Millions in Savings

The school had been using Cisco Systems technology. But after comducting a competitive analysis it decided to go with HP, which saved it more than $2M. Combined with HP's lifetime equipment warranty and free firmware and software upgrades, the district lowered its projected cost of ownership for the new network.

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Secure, Affordable, and Easy-to-Administer Education Networks

Online learning, mobile technologies and distance learning have all contributed to the need for a secure and easy to administer network for schools. Find out how creating a high-performing, safe network doesn’t have to break your budget.

File Type: .pdf  File Size: 3,494 KB  Duration: 8 Pages

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Palo Alto High School: In Pursuit of a Pulitzer

Using Adobe Creative Suite 5.5, students are able to communicate complex ideas in compelling and creative ways that are unique to each student.

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