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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Make One-to-One Computing a Reality

Traditionally the 1:1 computing model has been achieved by providing access to PCs, but adding PCs costs more than just their price alone. In an effort to establish a future-proof IT platform, schools are turning to desktop virtualization to achieve 1:1 computing without straining existing resources or budgets.

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Nation’s Second-largest Union High School District Picks Canvas for its 1:1 iPad Initiative

Learn how Sweetwater Union High School District partnered with Canvas by Instructure LMS to make a 1:1 initiative work for them.

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When the nation’s second-largest union high school district decided to equip 6,500 7th graders with iPads, they needed to pair those iPads with the best LMS available. Learn why Sweetwater Union High School District decided to partner with Canvas.


Migration Insights

Migration Insights

The Migration Insight eGuide summarizes five IT Professional’s real-world advice about managing both client and server operating system migrations. Read this paper to learn more about these specific experiences and the positive impacts to businesses based on their decision to update OS options. Find out about the migration process, training options, and the overall benefits achieved as a result of their decision to migrate.

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Windows 8 BYOD

Windows 8 and BYOD, Embrace the Trend

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.

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Your IT Environment

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

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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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 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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