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 Esports Edge

Esports programs are kicking off across the country as educators see the value in leveraging internet-based game-playing to boost STEM education. From encouraging students who may not be interested in school to pursue their education to growing the number of girls entering STEAM degree programs at the college level, esports are becoming increasingly important to create a pipeline of college-going students.


Accelerate Business Agility with Faster Server Refresh Cycles

Education today is fueled by technology, but far too many schools and districts are limping along with aging IT systems that drain innovation and cost too much. A recent IDC study measured the business outcome of refreshing an enterprise server infrastructure. It resulted in a 59% lower three-year cost of operations and an astonishing average $4.66 million of additional revenue per year per organization.


End-To-End Server Security: The IT Leader's Guide

As schools and districts embark on the IT transformation journey, all too often IT leaders fail to place sufficient focus on server security. If security is neglected, the data center offers a myriad of security vulnerabilities and can become a prime target for malicious attacks. This best-practices white paper offers education IT leaders a framework to assess whether their vendors are “Security Leaders” or “Security Laggards.” Read this white paper from Dell EMC and Intel® to learn the key questions every IT leader should pose when evaluating how well a server vendor can meet their school or district's needs.


The Client: Pass Christian & Gulfport Schools Districts

To ensure teachers are spending the majority of their time teaching students and not on travelling to and from the printer, many school districts are recognizing the importance of having printing technology in every classroom. However, meeting this need can come at a high cost, leading administrators to purchase smaller quantities – often from different and incompatible printer brands – over longer periods of time.


Elizabeth City State University Makes the Educated Decision to Migrate to Nutanix

Elizabeth State University faced a few major challenges. One of the biggest challenges facing ECSU's IT team was the delay in deploying new infrastructure. In addition, many of ECSU's existing systems had also reached end-of-life, making refresh an urgent need.


Texas A&M University System Graduates to Nutanix

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest higher education systems in the nation, with an annual budget of over $4.2 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies, two service units, and a comprehensive health science center, the system educates more than 140,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year.


California State University, Long Beach Puts Increased Computing Power in the Hands of Students and Faculty

For CSULB, technology is key to its mission of providing valuable undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities to the people of California and the world. Its Division of Information Technology supports faculty, administrators, and students with technology services, identity management and authentication services, and other essential resources.


The Path to IT Modernization in Higher Ed

Institutions are starting to apply data-intensive strategies in almost every facet of their work. Data analytics and other advanced IT tools give education IT professionals powerful new ways to support student achievement and engagement. Video is playing a greater role in instruction, and large datasets have become a staple. The more a institutions capitalizes on data, the greater the demand this data usage places on its IT infrastructure.