Whitepapers

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 white papers please contact Mallory Bundy via email.


The Essential Guide to E-Rate Success

On July 23, 2015, the FCC released a landmark update to the E-rate program with the 7th Report and Order. This infusion of funding available for schools and libraries will help them reach important digital learning goals. Mobile learning and the device explosion has left many schools behind the curve and the E-rate program is the only education technology funding source in the US with the money behind the message to move classrooms into the 21st century.


How to Apply for E-Rate Funding for FY18

Did you know ALL schools that applied for E-rate have been funded for the last three years? Are you missing out on opportunities to improve your classroom Wi-Fi? Find out how easy it can be to apply for and receive E-rate funding for your in-school network. We’ll go over everything you need to upgrade your network with help from the Federal E-rate program.


Checklist for a Successful Student Access Initiative

Providing student access is a huge undertaking, but it doesn’t need to be a headache. From your first stakeholder meeting to putting devices in student hands, here’s what your district needs to know to ensure a smooth integration.


Choosing the Best Student Technology for Transformative Learning

When you design a modern learning environment you need to make the right technology choices to support your learning model. Read this paper from Dell and Intel® for ideas to help shape your thinking about which students’ technology tools will enhance the learning experience.


eBook: Protect endpoints everywhere, your first and last line of defense for today’s threats

Today, you need deep visibility into what users are doing on their endpoints, what’s happening with the files located there, and where that endpoint is trying to connect to on the internet. And you need the control to stop malicious behavior as soon as it’s detected. Fortunately, security has evolved to meet these challenges with solutions that are simple, open, automated, and effective.


Tackling the Ransomware Threat

Ransomware and malware attacks have been capturing recent headlines. Local governments and organizations in Scotland, the United States, and Japan have reportedly been targeted, with at least one case resulting in a very public, high profile outage. These attacks are now reported to have spread across both public and private sector industries.


Gartner Competitive Landscape: Secure Web Gateways

The secure web gateway market is still transforming toward SaaS deployments as CASB and DNS services capabilities add new challenges to traditional providers. Technology strategic planners must pay attention to these new concepts to compete effectively in the future "as-a-service" market.


Flipbook: Ransomware Protection for Education: Building a Defense That Works

Ransomware has become a billion-dollar business, and all indications are that it will continue to grow rapidly. There is a good reason for this: ransomware attacks are simple and effective. Once ransomware—a type of malware—infects a device, it covertly encrypts data and renders files inaccessible. To free the system, the malware demands a ransom payment. You must choose: pay the ransom or attempt to recover your lost data through other means. Meanwhile, the ransomware may be spreading throughout your critical systems.