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.


York County School Division: 2,800-Seat Virtual Desktop Solution on Citrix and NetApp

York County Schools needed to deliver anytime, anywhere access to teaching and learning systems, so they turned to a scalable virtual desktop solution using Citrix XenDesktop and NetApp storage solutions. The district now uses 60% less storage and 97% less energy – and deployed desktops (in nine schools) which can be updated in hours rather than months.


Desktop Transformation Model

Citrix understands the complexities associated with the switch to virtualization, and created the Desktop Transformation Model to provide practical guidance and simplify the virtual desktop adoption process. Citrix applies its proven methodology to help IT move from a traditional, distributed physical desktop system into a centrally delivered desktop environment.


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

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.


Park Hill Chooses Citrix and Cisco for Desktop Virtualization

Park Hill School District uses Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to improve district wide desktop management and online access.


Deliver the New Education Virtual Workspace with Cisco VXI

The meaning of "going to school" is changing. While school is more important than ever, the idea that the classroom serves as the primary educational venue is being uprooted. See how you can virtualize resources to deliver consistent learning experiences, regardless of device or location.


Thin Client Computing

While minimalism in computing has been around since the 1990s, the concept only recently has hit its stride: Computer devices that only carry out essential applications, or "thin clients", have a longer operational life span, cut energy use and are less expensive to purchase and maintain. As the phenomenon of software as a service gains traction, in fact, thin clients are already replacing desktop PCs in many government, commercial and educational settings. Learn more in this white paper "Thin Client Computing: Providing Solutions and Dispelling Myths".


Cloud: What An Enterprise Must Know

Download this whitepaper to gain insights from Cisco's perspective about the benefits, barriers and options that exist regarding cloud computing along with their implementation strategy and guidance about how to navigate the landscape.


Pender County School District

The Pender County School District in North Carolina wanted to find the most affordable, scalable, and easily managed wireless LAN. After examining all of its alternatives, the district found success with Aerohive Networks.