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Campus Desktops Migrate From Hard Drives to the Cloud
In a rare example of a cost-cutting move that also pleases campus users, colleges and universities are moving applications and data off individual laptops or tablets and into the campus data center. The virtual experience means that students, teachers, and staff can access their desktop from anywhere, using any device, including a laptop, tablet, or smartphone.   More

Cloud Computing in Higher Education: How to Prepare
Higher education institutions are in various stages of building private clouds to make it faster and easier to add new users and services, and to lower costs. You can smooth the transition to cloud computing with some preplanning. More

High-Density Wi-Fi: Five Design Principles for Lecture Halls, Stadiums, and Residence Halls
When hundreds of people in a lecture hall or thousands in a stadium use mobile devices to connect the same time, Wi-Fi networks can crumble under the load. Here are tested design principles to deliver a consistent user experience in high-density client environments. More

Wireless LAN Design Guide for High Density Client Environments
in Higher Education

This guide provides engineering guidlelines and practical techniques for designing, planning and implementing a wireless LAN within a high-density environment in a university or college campus. More

University of Phoenix builds Cisco Borderless Network to deliver high-performance wireless and media services for hundreds of U.S. classrooms.

Seattle University puts educational needs first with unified computing and virtual desktop systems More

Open for Discussion: Cisco Higher Education Blog
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How Cloud Computing is Revolutionizing Education

Serious Games, Self-Assessments and More: Learning@Cisco Introduces New Technical Education Products

University of Tennessee- Knoxville Pilots Virtualized Desktops

Is the Internet a Fundamental Human Necessity? Cisco Study Reveals One in Three College Students Cite the Internet as Important as Air, Water, Food and Shelter.

Cisco Webcast: Wireless Solutions for Higher Ed
Thursday,Sept 29,
10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern

Join our webcast to hear Isaac Orr, Network Operations and Services Manager for the University of California, Berkeley and Mark Hamilton, Cisco Wireless Product Specialist, discuss best practices in deploying a high density wireless infrastructure in the higher education environment. Register now

Educause 2011, Oct 18-21, Philadelphia PA – Visit Cisco at booth #1227 for demonstrations of the latest solutions for higher education
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Cisco TelePresence Showcase The Cisco TelePresence Showcase, now in its 3rd tour of the United States, could be coming to a city near you. Talk to the experts and see how video communications can innovate 21st Century Learning Click here to see dates and locations.

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