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Now and in the Future: Meeting Today’s K-12 IT Challenges: White Paper

Citrix provides an academic computing virtualization solution to address the desktop, the data infrastructure and the datacenter itself to ease the strain on IT while improving the delivery of administrative and instructional applications to any faculty member or student, in any location, on any end device with an Internet connection.

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Leveraging the Power of the Cloud to Expand the Reach of Virtualized Desktops : White Paper

In a K-12 environment with a complex mix of PCs, Macbooks, tablets, Chromebooks and laptops, desktop-as-a-service or DaaS is uniquely suited to allow IT to deliver a high-performing, equitable, reliable computing environment to students for learning and testing. Download this White Paper to learn how DaaS solutions are impacting schools around the nation.


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The 12 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Tablet and Laptop Cart white paper can help you make the right choice for your 1:1 initiative by walking you through the process of selecting a mobile device storage solution for your K-12 environment.


NetApp, Citrix and Cisco cordially invite you to be a part of the discussions as today's technologies give birth to a powerfully flexible, anytime, anywhere environment that allows students and faculty to advance their educational experiences to the next level.

Imagine a simpler, faster, more secure way to access and share information. One that enables virtual access, leverages the latest in mobile devices, adapts to changes as fast as necessary, transforms traditional desktop computing and easily scales to handle growth.

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CiscoFor schools and higher education leaders who seek innovative approaches to transforming education, Cisco's Connected Learning portfolio of products, services, and solutions enables you to improve student outcomes, increase efficiency, enhance safety and security and expand research capabilities. The end-to-end systems approached offered by Cisco VXI delivers desktop virtualization and virtual workspaces that provide a superior desktop, voice and video user experience. Cisco VXI reduces risk and simplifies deployments through a validated and fully tested system that combines data center, network and collaboration architectures together with services, support and partner technologies.

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Citrix Citrix Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of virtual computing solutions that help K-12 and higher education institutions deliver IT as an on-demand service. Founded in 1989, Citrix combines virtualization, networking, and cloud computing technologies into a full portfolio of products that enable virtual work styles for students and faculty and virtual datacenters for IT.

 

NetAppNetApp is committed to delivering the most efficient, cost-effective storage and data management solutions to meet educational institutions' critical infrastructure needs. Our solutions cut IT costs in half, use up to 80% less storage than competitors, and accelerate projects and programs by enabling storage administrators to deploy entire infrastructures in minutes instead of weeks—without sacrificing performance or availability. Of course, less storage means reduced power, cooling, and space costs. You can meet green initiatives while saving money. NetApp delivers reliable solutions. A 2008 IDC study proved NetApp storage systems achieve greater than 99.999% availability in field-measured uptime. In addition, disaster recovery, backup, and compliance services are all built into a single storage platform and available on demand. You can backup data in minutes and recover it in seconds. NetApp thin provisioning allows you to grow and shrink storage volumes to meet the exact needs for every department or application—without disrupting operations or wasting storage.