The cloud is altering the IT infrastructure in education, changing the way schools deliver and consume IT services. At the center of this new infrastructure is the network. No longer just “plumbing” in the infrastructure, the network is now a strategic asset. As more and more IT functions, including software and platform, are offered as a cloud service, the network infrastructure that securely and reliably enables the consumption of these services becomes increasingly important.
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Technology is driving new opportunities in learning and instruction. Students are using mobile devices and new software tools to connect the classroom to the real world. Learn more about the hardware and software solutions you can use to transform learning on your campus.
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The new era of interactive, innovative blended- learning begins with Dell laptops, tablets and desktop PCs.Take learning across the classroom to around the campus and save on the latest innovative technology for education from Dell. Learn More
Information technology is revolutionizing the K-12 classroom experience for students, teachers and administrators alike. Students are adopting new technologies for learning, communication and play at an unprecedented rate. Educators and administrators are bringing these tools to the classroom to enrich the learning experience and improve teachers' ability to inspire the next generation. For our part, Dell SonicWALL is committed to delivering solutions that will enable K-12 organizations to realize the promise of new technologies in a safe and secure environment. Learn More
With Cisco Unified Workspaces, teachers and students experience the flexibility of using any device to securely access any information, any application, and any expertise—from anywhere—for efficient, productive teaching and learning. Learn More
Learning and instruction are changing in education. A growing number of schools and districts are moving toward a more personalized, student-centric approach, designed to meet individual learning needs. As schools and districts move forward in adopting a dynamic teaching methodology governed by rapidly changing technologies, what procedures and policies should they adopt to make a smooth transition? As cloud computing, virtualization, and mobile devices begin to transform the teaching, learning and sharing of educational content, what can administrators and academics do to meet future demands while fulfilling their current obligations? T.H.E. Journal spoke with three industry thought leaders to get insight on how to build an IT infrastructure that supports the ever-changing landscape of 21st century learning.eless connectivity. Many already depend on it for class work. When we grow wireless user density in classrooms, teachers can engage connected students in new ways and enhance learning. Learn More
Mobility is the new norm. Primary and secondary students are growing up around wireless connectivity. Many already depend on it for class work. When we grow wireless user density in classrooms, teachers can engage connected students in new ways and enhance learning. Learn More
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. Learn More
Aerohive's distributed, scalable Wi-Fi architecture is optimized for schools using mobile devices and laptops. It allows simple centralized management and delivers unique classroom monitoring capabilities for much-needed classroom control. Learn More
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The proliferation of mobile devices and the push toward collaborative learning in today's K-12 schools has presented new security challenges for district IT departments. How do schools and districts ensure the security of their infrastructure while fulfilling the needs of new learning initiatives? THE Journal spoke with two schools and security vendor Sonic Wall to get their insight. Learn More
Discover the value of virtualization and see how VMware's virtual infrastructure solutions can transform your IT infrastructure,improving efficiency and availability of IT resources and applications. Learn More
Teachers are embracing technology in the classroom to explore lessons on a whole new level. Interactive learning requires devices — and hardware and software that are easy to use, easy to support and will provide all of the necessary performance and security. Learn more about the latest Enterprise solutions that can transform your network, as well as the quality of learning in your school! Learn More
Learn how 3D can improve engagement, understanding and achievement.Discover how 3D technology works and how teachers are making it work in the classroom. Read case studies and listen to testimonals. Learn More
Centralizing technology and virtualization provide opportunities to redesign and secure your data center while saving money and increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Learn More
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To help move teachers into 21st century practices (and cope with shrinking budgets), smart districts are working with textbook publishers and e-reader vendors to exploit the promises of digital books. Learn More
There is no rulebook for implementing 1-to-1 programs. As the story of these two schools demonstrates, figuring out the right approach means more than just figuring out what device to use. A major part of the effort involves understanding the purpose for the program and the capacity for change within your school and then working diligently to bring teachers on board. With the right mix, the results can be remarkable. Learn More
Today’s hybrid, remote workforce has extended organizations’ attack surfaces, spreading them thin with users requesting access from their own devices, on public and personal Wi-Fi, and from locations around the world. A survey by Gartner Peer Insights and Cisco found that network, security, and IT experts are looking for solutions that work in this complex world. How can they secure access to corporate resources while lowering the friction of authentication? The answer is an adaptive solution that frustrates hackers, not users.