THE Journal White Papers

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Accelerate Migration

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

03/11/14

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.


Windows 8 BYOD

Windows 8 and BYOD, Embrace the Trend

03/11/14

From mobile phone, to tablet, to desktop, Windows 8 delivers cross-platform functionality that today's bring-your-own-device (BYOD) era calls for. To fully meet the personal and professional needs of your end users and IT staff, Dell has designed Windows 8 desktops, laptops, tablets and other devices from the ground up to deliver enhanced security, ease of management, ubiquitous data access, reduced WAN traffic, and application unification across the Windows ecosystem. Read this paper to learn more about how modern Windows may ease transition to a BYOD environment.


Your IT Environment

Your IT Environment for Today and Tomorrow— What You Need to Know About the New Windows

03/11/14

Windows 8.1 is ready to give your business the tools you need to meet your workers' changing IT needs in a way that's reliable, productive and secure. Designed to respond equally well to touch as it does to a keyboard and mouse, read this paper to learn more about how the new Windows addresses today's workforce needs by enhancing mobile productivity, end-to-end security, and addresses virtualization and management advancements.


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Upgrade Keys to a Successful OS Migration

03/11/14

April 8, 2014 marks the end of support for Windows XP, so the time is now to develop an OS migration strategy. Check out this infographic highlighting the keys to an OS upgrade and learn more about the technology and resources available.


5 PC Hardware Innovations that Pay Off for Business

03/11/14

Learn the top 5 reasons why technology refresh should be part of your IT plans this year.Just because hardware works doesn’t mean it’s providing the most benefit to the business. Today, innovative new technology is changing the upgrade value proposition. These new technologies—some not widely available even five years ago—provide compelling reasons to consider an upgrade of client laptops and desktops even if legacy systems are still chugging along (with “chugging” being the operative word).


Future-proof Your Mobility Strategy with Dell Enterprise Mobility Management

03/10/14

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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Transforming Higher Education With Mobility Solutions

03/10/14

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.


Creating the Classroom with Modular Cabling

02/25/14

A school system in Florida was in the process of building approximately 8,000 new classrooms. Focusing on their upcoming school year, they wanted the classrooms to be equipped with the latest projectors and multimedia equipment. They had approximately 1,000 large classrooms to install in a short amount of time. Read this whitepaper to learn how the school system achieved huge labor savings and modular cable installations.