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.


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".


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.


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.


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.


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.


StudentManager & TeacherView: Giving Teachers Control of Wireless Computing in the Classroom

StudentManager & TeacherView simplifies the process of bringing wireless devices into the classroom and empowers teachers to monitor and manage their classroom. This solution helps create an efficient teaching environment while enhancing productivity.


Bonjour Gateway

Aerohive built a Bonjour Gateway to manage and control Apple service availability (such as AirPrint™, AirPlay®, file sharing, collaboration applications, etc.) across an entire enterprise network. Ensure students are connected – to the right content.


Holly Area School District

After a visit to Apple's Cupertino campus, Holly Area School District’s Director of Technology was inspired to deploy MacBooks, iPads, Apple’s 21C digital media tools, and other devices to the district's students, connecting them to the Wi-Fi network